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bell hooks + Theaster Gates + Laurie Anderson - In Your Face: Public Art, Private Vision

Monday, October 5, 2015 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003

Join bell hooks,Theaster Gates, and Laurie Anderson in a discussion about art in popular culture today. 

Theaster Gates is a Chicago-based installation artist and recipient of the inaugural Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics at The New School. He was the first recipient of The New School's Vera List Center for Art and Politics Prize in 2013, and was honored through a conference, exhibition and faculty research trip, under the heading of "Theaster Gates. A Way of Working." The related book, Entry Points, will be available in 4 weeks, through Duke University Press.

Laurie Anderson: Performance artist, composer and musician.

bell hooks is an author, activist, feminist and scholar-in-residence at The New School. This fall is her fifth and final week-long visit in a three-year residency.


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This event is a free open dialogue, no reservations required. Seating will begin one hour prior to start time.

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