Past Events

WinterGala Honoring Martin Puryear
Thursday, November 30, 2006, 6:00 PM

 

Institute for Applied Autonomy and
Trevor Paglen Present
Tuesday, November 14, 2006, 7:00 PM

The interactive installation Terminal Air provides a public interface to the shadowy world of clandestine military operations. Audiences track a fleet of CIA-operated aircraft known to be involved in "extraordinary rendition," the practice of illegally transporting terrorism suspects to secret overseas military bases for torture and interrogation. Terminal Air is supported by a 2006-07 commission from Rhizome.org.

The Institute for Applied Autonomy (IAA) is a technological research and development organization dedicated to the cause of individual and collective self-determination.

 

Eyal Weizman Presents
Sunday, November 5, 2006, 12:00 PM

Eyal Weizman is the founding director of the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, London, and was previously Professor of Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He is the recipient of several architecture prizes and awards. Eyal has also worked with a variety of NGOs and Human Rights groups in Israel/Palestine. His books include The Politics of Verticality, and A Civilian Occupation, Territories 1,2 and 3. Eyal Weizman presents some of his latest research in spatial politics and tactics. Brunch served from 11am.

 

House of Diehl Presents
Saturday, October 7, 2006, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Instant Couture™ originator Mary Jo Diehl and creative partner Roman Milisic present The Quantity Theory of Celebrity. This environmentally-generated art and design event, incorporating the voice of Vito Acconci, aims to capture a time, a place, a people, in style. In tandem with works presented, the social experience itself is "caught" within the fabric, later to be recontextualized as clothing in the fashion world at large.

House of Diehl uses fashion as a vehicle for a larger social agenda: individual identity, communication and community. They have exhibited and performed at the Life Ball in Vienna, MASS MoCA, New York Fashion Week, and with Sonic Youth; their designs have been seen on Eve, Gwen Stefani, and Naomi Watts. They are the winners of the Triumph International Fashion Award.

 

Gareth James Presents
Sunday, September 24, 2006, 7:00 PM

Gareth James, an artist and writer, co-founder of the magazine Scorched Earth and the artist-run gallery Orchard, presents A Day In Appalachia, conceived in relation to SculptureCenter's screening of Ici et Ailleurs (1970). James explores the anthology on Godard's videos, I Say I Love, That Is The Promise, thoughts on structure and sculpture, and his interest in Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring. A trio featuring Zach Layton (electronics), Alex Waterman (cello) and Christine Bard (percussion) musically accompanies James' talk with a thematically aligned performance. An evening of slides, thoughts and music.

 

Nancy Rubins Presents
Tuesday, September 12, 2006, 7:00 PM

Nancy Rubins will discuss her exhibition at SculptureCenter, as well as the trajectory of her work from the '70s until today.

 

Douglas Boatwright: All My Loving
Saturdays and Sundays, September 10 - November 19

For his contribution to Denial is a River, Douglas Boatwright will transform a space within SculptureCenter's lower level into a recording studio in his project All My Loving. Every Saturday and Sunday, Boatwright will memorize and record video love telegrams live, based on the song and specifications you request. The final version will be discreetly mailed on DVD to the person of your choice. Requests will be met on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Community Day featuring The Black Factory
Sunday, July 30, 2006, 11:00 AM

The Black Factory is a touring performance-installation on wheels by artist William Pope.L whose mission is to travel the country stirring up conversation about class, race, and difference. Friends of all ages are welcome for a day of performance, art-making and music!

 

Furniture for Music
Sunday, June 11, 2006, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

A 7-hour performance of Erik Satie's famous composition Vexations (1893).

 

Sabotage by Karin Schneider
Saturday, June 3, 2006, 4:30 PM

Karin Schneider's performance work for Grey Flags also features live music by Jutta Koether and John Miller.

 

Cinema Zero Presents Blue Movies for Grey Flags
Tuesday, May 30, 2006, 7:00 PM

Cinema Zero returns to SculptureCenter and presents a program in/on/about the color blue. In addition to the program of short films Blue Movies for Grey Flags, Ann Craven creates a site-specific environment and Chuck Nanney creates a unique sound performance.

 

Guided Tour: Salon de Fleurus
Thursday, May 25, 2006, 9:00 PM

Since 1993, a ground-floor apartment on Spring Street in Soho has been the home of the Salon de Fleurus, an unreliable facsimile of Gertude Stein's salon on Rue de Fleurus, where famous works become sepia-toned recreations.

 

People Talking
Sunday, May 21, 2006, 4:00 PM

This event combines lectures and performances. Vito Acconci and Sarina Basta present No-Time in No-Land, Jimmy Raskin performs The Prologue, The Poltergeist & The Hollow Tree, Larissa Harris discusses the work of James Lee Byars, Douglas Ross discusses the work of Rosemarie Trockel, and Marcel Broodthaers interviews his cat.

 

To Get or Not to Get with the Program: On the Question of Art as Subversion
Wednesday, May 17, 2006, 7:00 PM

Art historian Carter Ratcliff presents a new lecture prepared especially for Grey Flags.

 

MSA^ Presents: Interpreting Grey Flags
Wednesday, May 10, 2006, 6:00 PM

This class takes place at MSA^, a school run by artists located above the Mountain Bar in Los Angeles's Chinatown district.

 

Subjective Histories of Sculpture: John Armleder
Monday, May 1, 2006, 6:30 PM

In the third of a new 3-part lecture series, artist John Armleder presents specific works, bodies of work, texts, or even personal anecdotes to tell his subjective history of sculpture, one that is incomplete, partial, or perhaps mis-remembered. This lecture series considers what happens to history when the artist is the historian. Organized in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School.

Image: John Armleder, Untitled, 1994. Installation with flowers & chocalate rabits. Photo courtesy of Galerie van Gelder.

 

Subjective Histories of Sculpture: Trisha Donnelly
Thursday, April 27, 2006, 6:30 PM

In the second of a new 3-part lecture series, artist Trisha Donnelly presents specific works, bodies of work, texts, or even personal anecdotes to tell her subjective history of sculpture, one that is incomplete, partial, or perhaps mis-remembered. This lecture series considers what happens to history when the artist is the historian. Organized in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School.

Image: © Trisha Donnelly, Courtesy of Air de Paris, Paris.

 

Lucky Draw 2006
Thursday, April 20, 2006, 6:00 PM

SculptureCenter's annual spring benefit - guaranteed to keep to you on the edge of your seat!

Lucky Draw 2006 Website

 

Subjective Histories of Sculpture: Paul Pfeiffer
Monday, March 13, 2006, 6:30 PM

In the first of a new 3-part lecture series, artist Paul Pfeiffer presents specific works, bodies of work, texts, or even personal anecdotes to tell his subjective history of sculpture, one that is incomplete, partial, or perhaps mis-remembered. This lecture series considers what happens to history when the artist is the historian. Organized in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School.

 

I Didn't Come To This Forest For Food
Sunday, February 5, 2006, 4:30 PM

A live improvisational musical event features members of the No-Neck Blues Band (NNCK), along with Clark Griffin, Wednesday Knutsen, Sean Meehan, Carter Thorton, Shiraishi Tamio, and Nami Yamamoto, in conjunction with Anya Gallaccio's one art. The performers create an aural conduit through which the audience may receive the memories contained within the fifty-foot weeping cherry tree in Gallaccio's installation. The language of its memories is not our own, and these memories contain images without the tree having "seen" -an abstraction providing at once context and remove.

 

Anya Gallaccio Presents
Tuesday, January 10, 2006, 7:00 PM

Anya Gallaccio discusses her commissioned work for SculptureCenter, as well as past projects.