Posted online at Bad at Sports by Claudine Isé, video of the “Minimalism Now” panel discussion in Chicago (see here). The panel will also be broadcast on Sunday, March 27th at 5:00pm on CAN TV in Chicago.
On March 26th at USC, “Contemporary Conversations 3: Can We Talk?” with Richard Meyer, Michelle Kuo, Andrea Fraser, Rochelle Steiner, Franklin Sirmans, and Elisabeth Lebovici.
On March 26th at ISSUE Project Room, a panel with Barbara Hammer, A.L. Steiner, and A.K. Burns, moderated by Kelly Dennis, on the “Future of Pornography.”
On March 25th in Berlin, a conference: “Beyond the White Cube?”
At Columbia on March 24th: “Media Histories: Epistemology, Materiality, Temporality.”
On March 23rd at MICA, a talk by Glenn Adamson, “Affective Objects: The Re-Invention of Craft,” and a panel discussion on craft theory with Adamson, T’ai Smith, David East, Susie Brandt, and Ledelle Moe.
On March 23rd in Miami, a lecture by Suzanne Hudson: “Agnes Martin, On A Clear Day.”
On March 23rd in Atlanta, a talk by Helen Molesworth.
On March 23rd in Hamburg, a talk by Uwe M. Schneede: “Gerhard Richters Neubeginn der Malerei.”
On March 21st in London, a dialogue with Isabelle Graw and Mark Nash.
On March 21st at Dia Chelsea, Laylah Ali on Joseph Beuys.
On March 19th in San Francisco, “Secondary Information: The Persistence and Absence of Criticism,” a discussion with Bruno Fazzolari, Tara McDowell, Julian Myers, Kristina Lee Podesva, and Alexander Provan, sponsored by Fillip, Triple Canopy, and Queen’s Nails.
On March 18th in Amsterdam, “The Populist Front: On the Role of Myth, Storytelling and Imaginary in Populist Movements”.
Cinema conversations about ghosts.
On March 16th at Berkeley, Lawrence Rinder on Create and Abstract Now and Then.
On March 16th in Santa Fe, a lecture by Elise Archias on Yvonne Rainer: “On Imitating as Precisely as Possible.”
On March 12th in London, an Arte Povera symposium with speakers including Nicholas Cullinan and Gabriele Guercio.
On March 12th at MIT, a conference: “Shenzhen+China, Utopias+Dystopias.” Participants include Caroline Jones and Winnie Wong.
On March 11th to 13th in Los Angeles and Long Beach, a symposium: “Between Theory and Practice: Rethinking Latin American Art in the 21st Century.”
On March 10th at Smith College, “Contemporary Art and the Relevance of Feminism: A Conversation Between Moyra Davey and Helen Molesworth.”
On March 10th-13th at the CUNY Graduate Center and the New Museum, a conference: “The Now Museum: Contemporary Art, Curating Histories, Alternative Models.” UPDATE: Video is online at the ICI website.
On March 7th at Berkeley, a lecture by Julia Bryan-Wilson: “The AIDS Quilt: Craft Remains.”
On March 4th at the Hirshhorn, a gallery talk by Joshua Shannon on Blinky Palermo.
On March 4th in Bloomington, a lecture by Richard Meyer on Andy Warhol: “A Reason to Get Up in the Morning.”
On March 3rd, a lecture by Felicity D. Scott at the New School.
On March 2nd at Harvard, Benjamin Buchloh and Wolfgang Tillmans.
On March 2nd and 3rd at the New School, “The Photographic Universe,” a symposium whose speakers include “Richard Benson, Walter Benn Michaels, Charlotte Cotton, Andrea Geyer, David Reinfurt, Trevor Paglen, Penelope Umbrico, James Welling, representatives from Adobe Systems and Google, among others.”
On March 2nd at the Hammer: George Baker on Richard Hawkins.
On March 2nd at Berkeley, a lecture by Jenni Sorkin: “M.C. Richards: The Paradox of Being a Woman in Cage’s Circle.”
On March 1st in Istanbul, “Identity and Geography,” talks by T. J. Demos and Iwona Blazwick (here and here).
On March 1st at the School of Visual Arts, a talk by T. J. Clark: “Looking Again at Picasso’s Guernica.”
on March 1st at Columbia VALS, Molly Nesbit and Paul Chan on Duchamp.
On February 28th at Berkeley, a talk by Megan Luke: “A Picture Is a Shaped Thing: Minimalism and the Problem of European Painting.”
On February 28th at Harvard, a lecture by Vito Acconci: “Into & Through & Out of Landscape.”
On February 27th in Chicago, a panel on “Minimalism’s morphology and relevance” with Rachel Harrison, Miwon Kwon, James Meyer, and David Raskin.
On February 26th in Pasadena, a talk by Jeffrey Saletnik: “Saying Something About John Cage.”
On February 26th in Portland, a “Conference of Conferences” (see also here).
On February 25th in Chicago, a talk by James Elkins: “Five Forms of Misunderstanding Regarding Contemporary Art Criticism and Theory: Observations on the Contemporary Study of Chinese Art.”
On February 25th at MoMA, young scholars on Abstract Expressionism.
On February 24th at the New Museum, “Presenting Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education,” with Susan Cahan, Eungie Joo, Lan Tuazon, and Kara Walker (book here).
On February 24th at Harvard, a talk by Gregory Sholette: “Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture” (also here).
On February 24th at the School of Visual Arts, a talk by Johanna Burton: “Taking Pictures.”
On February 23rd at Rutgers, “Embodied Memories: The Work of Trauma in Art” includes talks by Kristine Stiles, Jochen Hellbeck, and Marianne Hirsch.
On February 23rd at Berkeley, a lecture by James Nisbet: “A Brief Moment in the History of Photo-Energy: Walter De Maria’s The Lightning Field.”
On February 22nd at Berkeley, a lecture by Fabiola Lopez-Duran: “Nature In-Vitro: Art, Architecture, and Eugenics in Modern Brazil.”
On February 22nd in London, a panel on Chernobyl with Mark Rappolt, T. J. Demos, Charlotte Cotton, and David Bickerstaff (in connection with a Diana Thater exhibition).
On February 21st in Jerusalem, “Life/Art,” a “round panel discussion” with Christoph Menke, Judith Rodenbeck, Roy Brand and Udi Aloni.
On February 20th in Zurich, an Art + Argument debate with Hubert Bächler, Claudia Groeflin, Garrett Nelson and Nadia Schneider on the motion: “Without a market, no one would make art.” (Previous installment here.)
The Society of Contemporary Art Historians session at the 2011 College Art Association conference is scheduled for Thursday, February 10th.
A symposium at Rutgers on the evolution of concepts of black beauty.
In Berlin on February 19th-20th, a Sol LeWitt symposium.
In Warwick on February 18th, a workshop in “Post-Kantian Aesthetics and the Work of Art.”
On February 18th in Las Vegas, a symposium on the 30th anniversary of Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s Flashlight.
On February 17th and 18th in Enschede (Netherlands), a conference: “Holland-America” [PDF program].
A symposium in Cologne.
On February 17th in Rotterdam, a talk by Jan Verwoert on his book, Tell Me What You Want, What You Really, Really Want.
On February 16th in Chicago, a talk by Molly Warnock: “Simon Hantaï’s Written Paintings, 1958-59.”
On February 14th at Dia Chelsea, Abraham Cruzvillegas on Robert Smithson.
Thierry de Duve lectures at Columbia.
A symposium at Columbia on “Project Europa.”
The 2011 conference of the Women’s Caucus for Art.
On February 10th at the New School, a discussion of Gregory Sholette’s book Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture (Macmillan; Amazon) with the author, Jim Costanzo and Cat Mazza.
A conference at Rutgers.
On February 8th in New York, a conference: “Why Have There Been No Great Modern Religious Artists?”
On February 8th, a lecture by Richard Meyer at Brooklyn College.
Karen Lang speaks at the School of Visual Arts.
On February 5th at Skidmore’s Tang Museum, “Environment and Object: Artists and Issues,” a conversation with Viyé Diba, Bright Ugochukwu Eke, Barthélémy Toguo, and Chika Okeke-Agulu.
On February 4th at MIT, a panel, “Systems, Process, Art, and the Social,” moderated by Caroline Jones, includes talks by Benjamin Aranda, Michelle Kuo, João Ribas, Matthew Ritchie, and Matthew Wisnioski.
On February 3rd and 4th in Stuttgart, a conference on “Dealing with the Universal” includes talks by Catherine David and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.
A “seminar-commune” and “learning play” in Amsterdam.
A Turin lecture series on participation.
A conference on montage and the production of meaning.
On January 30th at the University of Chicago, a roundtable with Erica Cooke, Jadine Colingwood, Solveig Nelson, and Jennifer Sichel, moderated by Christine Mehring: “Donald Judd: Artist, Critic, Designer, Activist, Curator.”
In Munich on January 29th, a symposium on art education: “Kunst in den Medien: Standards und Perspektiven der Vermittlung.”
A talk by Mark Godfrey on Christopher Williams.
In Essen, “Strategies of Knowledge Transfer in Dance, Performance and Visual Arts.”
A conference in Mexico on catastrophes.
A Walls and Bridges panel at the New York Public Library.
A book launch for Intolerance in Berlin.
At Berkeley, a lecture by Briony Fer on Eva Hesse (Jan. 26th) and one by Courtney Martin (Jan. 24th): “A Victorian Dandy in Contemporary London: Yinka Shonibare, MBE.”
A Bochum conference on participation art.
A drawing symposium at MoMA.
On January 21st at the University of London, a talk by T. J. Demos: “Is Another World Possible? The Politics of Utopia & the Surpassing of Capitalism in Recent Exhibition Practice.”
Cuauhtemoc Medina speaks at the SVA.
A lecture by Gregor Jansen on The Group 1965.
A Natascha Sadr Haghighian lecture in Frankfurt.
A book and launch by Jo Baer.
“Motion: (When it comes to art) we are still painting on the walls of caves.”
A symposium in Edinburgh on play and childhood.
A lecture by Monica Amor on Rivane Neuenschwander.
A conference in Essen and Bochum on the fetish.
Andreas Huyssen lectures at the Hirshhorn on January 13th: “Guillermo Kuitca: Painter of Space.”
Forensic Aesthetics, a lecture series at the Staedelschule.
A conference on artistic practice in Haarlem and Amsterdam.
A Beuys conference in Düsseldorf.
A Manon de Boer screening and discussion in London.
A Nam June Paik symposium in Yongin, South Korea.
A conference of the Association for Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran, and Turkey.
A discussion of Selected Maria Lind Writing at pro qm in Berlin.