The Feminist Future: Theory and Practice in the Visual Arts
Friday, January 26, and Saturday, January 27, 2007
9:30 A.M.-5:30 P.M. both days
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, New York 10019
Titus Theater 1
This symposium addresses critical questions surrounding the relationship between art and gender, bringing together international leaders in contemporary art, art history, and related disciplines. After the activism of the 1960s and ’70s, and the revisionist critiques of the 1980s and ’90s, this symposium examines ways in which gender is currently addressed by artists, museums and the academy, and its future role in art practice and scholarship.
Lucy R. Lippard, writer and activist
Anne Wagner, Professor of Modern Art, Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
Ute Meta Bauer, Associate Professor and Director of the Visual Arts Program, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Connie Butler, The Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings, The Museum of Modern Art
Beatriz Colomina, Professor of Architecture and Director of the Program in Media and Modernity, Princeton University
Valie Export, artist
Coco Fusco, artist and Associate Professor, Columbia University School of the Arts
Guerrilla Girls, Frida Kahlo and Kathe Kollwitz, two founding members of the feminist activist group
Salah Hassan, Professor of Art History and Director of African Studies and Research Center, Cornell University
David Joselit, Professor and Chair, Department of History of Art, Yale University
Geeta Kapur, independent critic and curator, New Delhi
Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University
Richard Meyer, Katherine Stein Sachs CW'69 and Keith L. Sachs W'67 Visiting Professor, Department of History of Art, University of Pennsylvania
Helen Molesworth, Chief Curator of Exhibitions, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University
Wangechi Mutu, artist
Griselda Pollock, Professor of the Social and Critical Histories of Art and Director of Centre for Cultural Analysis, History and Theory, University of Leeds
Catherine de Zegher, curator and art historian
Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Tickets (per day: $12; Museum members $10; students and seniors $5) can be purchased at the Museum lobby information desk and the Film and Media desk. Tickets are also available online at www.moma.org/thinkmodern .
A limited number of scholarship stipends to help offset the cost of attending MoMA’s The Feminist Future symposium will be offered to qualified undergraduate and graduate students. For application information, please visit www.moma.org/thinkmodern .
An infrared sound amplification system is available for all programs held in the Titus Theaters.
The Feminist Future is made possible by The Modern Women’s Fund.
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