October 24, 2012

Public Programs Upcoming Fall 2012 Events

Columbia University School of the Arts
Still from Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbors (2011), dir. Rirkrit Tiravanija.

Peformative Reading with Eleanor Antin
Tuesday, October 30, 6:30pm
Miller Theatre: 2960 Broadway at 116th Street

Eleanor Antin presents Chapters 5–8 from her coming-of-age memoir, Conversations with Stalin. This reading is one in a four-part series in which Antin presents at different venues around New York: The Jewish Museum (Oct. 28), Brooklyn Museum (Nov. 1), Columbia University (Oct. 30), and the Whitney Museum (Nov. 3).

Roundtable Discussion with Fred Wilson, S. Maureen Burke, Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Thursday, November 8, 5–6pm Gallery Viewing; 6–7:30pm: Discussion
Stronach Center 8th Floor, Schermerhorn Hall
Art historians and artist discuss history, community and creativity in conjunction with the exhibition, Robert S. Duncanson: An Antebellum African American Artist, on view at the Wallach Art Gallery.

Screening of Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbors (2011) followed by Q+A with artist and filmmaker Rirkrit Tiravanija
Friday, November 16, 6:30pm
Miller Theatre: 2960 Broadway at 116th Street
In Rirkrit Tiravanija‘s second feature film, Lung Neaw Visits His Neighbours, he 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.

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.

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