In Response: The Arcades

In Response: The Arcades  | Events Calendar
Ivan Forde, Reflection (After the Deluge), 2015

Upper E Side

The Jewish Museum | 1109 5th Ave at 92nd Street

Sunday, May 7, 2017
6:30 – 8 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Join Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni as they present new video, performance, and installation-based artworks in response to the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. The exhibition explores the ongoing relevance of Benjamin’s magnum opus The Arcades Project, a sprawling meditation on modern life and 19th-century Paris, through works of contemporary art representing the subjects of each of the book's thirty-six chapters.

Participating Artists: Ivan Forde, Davey Hawkins, Cary Hulbert, Daria Irincheeva, Emily Kloppenburg, Leah Moskowitz, Ana Rivera, Rocio Olivares, Emily Shaffer, Jacqueline Silberbush, Sara Stern

Free with RSVP


Sat - Tues 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM

Thurs 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Fri 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM