Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris.

AMT Visiting Artist Lecture Series :Nicole Awai

6:15 p.m.

The Visiting Artists Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT) at Parsons The New School for Design. Organized by Coco Fusco, director of Intermedia Initiatives at AMT, the series invites renowned artists from around the world to give free public presentations each Wednesday.

Nicole Awai has exhibited in North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and Asia. Awai’s work appeared in Prints and Processes at the Salvador Dali Museum in Florida (1999), Greater New York: New Art in New York Now at PS1/MoMA (2000), the Biennial of Ceramics in Contemporary Art (Albisola, Italy) (2003), Open House (2004) and Infinite Island at the Brooklyn Museum (2007–2008) and the Busan Biennale (South Korea) (2008). Global Caribbean, which premiered at Art Basel in 2009, traveled to MIAM (Sète, France) in 2010 and MOCA (Puerto Rico) in 2011.
Awai was artist-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem (2000), Arts and Industry artist-in-residence at the John Michael Kohler Center for Arts (2008), and artist-in-residence at Smack Mellon in Brooklyn (2010–2011). She is the recipient of a 2011 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptures Grant. Awai is currently a critic at the Yale School of Art.

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served