Whitney Biennial 2012

April — May 2012

Program Series

Artists Space Books & Talks
55 Walker Street
New York
NY 10013

As a curatorial programming partner of Whitney Biennial 2012, Artists Space Books & Talks will be the site of a weekly program, curated by Artists Space, focusing on key concerns from the work of the exhibiting artists, as well as from Whitney Biennial 2012 as a whole.

Materials, Money, Crisis
with Nathan Brown, Craig Buckley,
Melanie Gilligan, Benjamin Lee and Sam Lewitt
Symposium
Saturday, April 28, 2012, 3 - 6pm

Jutta Koether's The Seasons
Jeff Nagy and Michael Sanchez
Talk
Sunday, April 29, 2012, 3 - 5pm

Standard Evaluation Materials
Lucy Raven
Lecture Performance
Friday, April 27, 2012, 7:30pm

Materials, Money, Crisis
Symposium
Friday, April 27 – Sunday, April 29, 2012

Public Bodies, Private Parts – Part 1
Symposium
May 18 – 19, 2012

Race d’Ep! – A film by Guy Hocquenghem and Lionel Soukaz
With a conversation between Lionel Soukaz and Bruce Benderson
Screening and Conversation
Friday, May 18, 2012, 7pm

Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits
Bruce Baird on Tatsumi Hijikata and Butoh
With a screening of Donald Richie’s Sacrifice/Gisei (1959)
Lecture and Screening
Saturday, May 19, 2012, 3pm

Performing Institution
With Shannon Jackson, and David Velasco with Sarah Michelson
Talks
Saturday, May 26, 2012, 7pm

Working the No Work
A conversation between Georgia Sagri and Stephen Squibb
Talk
Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 7pm

Performing Institution
With participants Shannon Jackson, David Velasco
with Sarah Michelson, and Georgia Sagri
Symposium
May 26 and May 29, 2012

Fifth Season Act, Apotheosically
Jutta Koether
Performance
Thursday, May 31, 2012, 7pm

Public Bodies Private Parts – Part 2
With participants:
Justin Spring on Samuel Steward
and Mark Turner on Forrest Bess
Symposium
June 1 – 2, 2012

Inside and Outside: Forrest Bess's Queer Life
Mark Turner on Forrest Bess
With a screening of Ari Marcopolous and Chuck Smith's Key to the Riddle (2000)
Lecture and Screening
Saturday, June 2, 2012, 7pm

Secret Historian
Justin Spring on Samuel Steward
Talk
Friday, June 1, 2012, 7pm

Jay Sanders, Elisabeth Sussman, Thomas Beard and Ed Halter
In conversation with Michelle Kuo about Whitney Biennial 2012
Conversation
Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 7pm