PennDesign and ICA to Host Art21 Access '09 Screenings Beginning Thursday, October 8

Second year MFA student Nsenga Knight has coordinated Art21 Access '09 screenings at Penn. These events are part of Art21 Access ‘09, a celebration of contemporary art and Season 5 of Art:21 - Art in the Twenty-First Century. Art21 Access '09 is held at over 300 museums, schools, libraries, art spaces and community centers and is organized in collaboration with Americans for the Arts’ National Arts and Humanities Month.

The first episode, Transformation, will be screened at the ICA on Thursday, October 8 at 6pm. Transformation features artists Paul McCarthy, Cindy Sherman and Yinka Shonibare.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring:
Luis Gispert, PennDesign Photography Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania
Nsenga Knight, PennDesign MFA Candidate, University of Pennsylvania
Ekin Pinar, History of Art PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania
Gregory Tentler, History of Art PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Other screenings in the series will be held at PennDesign:
Compassion, Friday, October 16th, 7pm
Systems, Thursday, October 22nd, 6pm
Fantasy, Tuesday, October 27th, 6pm

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Location for Thursday, October 8 Transformations episode:
ICA Institute of Contemporary Art
118 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Location for all other Art21 Access '09 Screenings:
Meyerson Hall
210 S. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

wow, great to see the ICA and PennDesign collaborating!