Theaster Gates: A Way of Working

Opening Celebration Wed 18 Sep 2013 5.00PM-6.30PM Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
Parsons The New School for Design
66 Fifth Avenue
New York City
Free and open to the public
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The Opening Celebration kicks off the gallery presentation for Theaster Gates: A Way of Working, a two-day conference on the inaugural Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics winner. The two-day gathering is anchored by an Artist Lecture by Gates on September 18, at 7:00 p.m., preceded by the gallery presentation opening celebration from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Theaster Gates: A Way of Working events:
Forum
Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 19, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
The New School
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center
55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

Artist Lecture
September 18, 7:00–8:30 p.m.
The New School, Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street

Gallery Presentation
September 19 –October 5, 2013
Open daily 12:00–6:00 p.m., and Thursday evenings until 8:00 p.m.
Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
Parsons The New School for Design
66 Fifth Avenue

Theaster Gates: A Way of Working is part of the program initiatives of the inaugural Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics. It is curated by Carin Kuoni, Director/Curator, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, and Chelsea Haines, Curatorial Associate, in collaboration with Theaster Gates, with support from Kate Hadley Williams, Studio and Exhibitions Manager for Theaster Gates, La Keisha Leek, Artist Liaison for Rebuild Foundation, and the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons The New School for Design. Additional support is provided by Parsons' Curatorial Design Research Lab and by White Cube, London. Special thanks to Yoko Ono. Founding Supporters of the Prize are James-Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach, Elizabeth Hilpman and Byron Tucker, Jane Lombard, Joshua Mack, and The New School for Public Engagement.

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