Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context - Street Art, Street Life: Street As Site of Globalization

Aperture at The New School Wed 3 Dec 2008 7.00PM-9.00PM The New School, Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street
Free admission
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The Aperture Foundation, the Photography Department of Parsons The New School for Design, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School present a new season of panel discussions focusing on photography. The third and final event is "Street Art, Street Life: Street as Site of Globalization."

This panel looks at the complex social, political, and economic conditions of globalization in the context of contemporary photography and the street as a venue and source of inspiration for artists from the 1950s through today. Join participants Barbara Moore, Martha Rosler and Jamel Shabazz from the exhibition Street Art, Street Life as they discuss their work and its larger cultural context. Moderated by Whitney Rugg, Curatorial Fellow, The Bronx Museum of the Arts. Street Art, Street Life is on view at The Bronx Museum of the Arts from September 14, 2008 through January 31, 2009.

Presented with generous support from the Kettering Family Foundation and the Henry Nias Foundation. The program is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Whitney Rugg, Curatorial Fellow, The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Barbara Moore, photographer, writer
Martha Rosler, artist
Jamel Shabazz, artist