November 10, 2012

Columbia University School of the Arts Public Programs: Upcoming November Events

Columbia University School of the Arts
Gran Fury, Kissing Doesn’t Kill, 1990. Ink on vinyl.

Gran Fury and Helen Molesworth
Discussion on art and politics
Thursday, November 15, 6:30pm
Maison Française, Buell Hall (515 West 116th Street)

Helen Molesworth, curator of the exhibition This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s at the institute of Contemporary Art in Boston this November, in discussion with art activist collective Gran Fury, including Film Faculty Tom Kalin, Avram Finkelstein, Marlene McCarty and Robert Vazquez-Pacheco. RSVP
Rirkrit Tiravanija
Screening ofLung Neaw Visits His Neighbours (2011)
Friday, November 16, 6:30pm
Miller Theatre: 2960 Broadway at 116th Street

Rirkrit Tiravanija
‘s second feature film, Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours, follows 60-year old Lung Neaw through his daily life as a retired rice farmer in a small village in a Northern Thai Province. Lung Neaw’s simple and humble life offers a contemplative look at the sufficiency of compassion and humility. RSVP
Rocco Landesman and Antonin Baudry
Art and State: Arts Policies and Practices in the United States and France
Tuesday, November 27, 6pm
Altschul Auditorium (420 West 118th Street)

A conversation on national arts policies with Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor, French Embassy in the United States; and Rocco Landesman, Chairman, National Endowment of the Arts. Moderated by Shanny Peer, Director, Maison Française. Introduction by Carol Becker, Dean, School of the Arts.

Limited seating with priority given to Columbia University ID holders. If you are interested in attending, email [email protected]. You will receive an email confirmation if your request can be accommodated.
Columbia University School of the Arts Public Programs are guided by a commitment to presenting new voices, international perspectives and scholarship across the arts. These events aim to create a forum for the exchange of ideas among practitioners, students, scholars and the public.

Events are FREE and open to all. Reservation information noted in links listed above.
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