Embedded, Embedding: Artist Residencies, Urban Placemaking and Social Practice
The New School/Parsons, New York
February 10, 2017
Whether focused on social practice, creative placemaking, or industry collaborations, residencies today provide important models of support for artists in all these areas. Through panel discussions, spotlight presentations and audience exchanges, the symposium aims to thoughtfully and critically examine the connecting and diverging points between the needs of communities, artists’ needs for materials and professional support, and those commissioning and underwriting such initiatives.
Speakers include Julia Kaginskiy (NEW INC, New York), Theo Edmonds (IDEAS xLab, Louisville KY | New York), Jaret Vadera (artist, New York), Gia Hamilton (Joan Mitchell foundation, New Orleans), Ruth Borgenicht (artist, NJ), Jane Philbrick (artist, Boston | New York), Maureen Chung and Laura Schwamb (Project61), Tom Finkelpearl, Shirley Levy, and Diya Vij (NYC Department of Cultural Affairs), Sara Reisman (Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation), Sheetal Prajapati (artist, curator and educator, New York), Tania Bruguera (Havana, Cuba | New York), Regine Basha (Pioneer Works), William Powhida (artist, New York), Steffani Jemison (artist, New York), Francesca Fiore (artist, New York), and Sarah Calderon (Artplace America).