Parsons Paris

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AMT Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Malik Gaines

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.

Malik Gaines is an assistant professor of art at Hunter College. He has performed and exhibited internationally with the group My Barbarian and has had solo exhibitions at venues including Participant Inc. (New York City), Hammer Museum (Los Angeles) and Museo El Eco (Mexico City). Gaines has performed at the Kitchen, the New Museum, the Whitney Museum, LACMA, MOCA, REDCAT (Los Angeles), Power Plant (Toronto), De Appel (Amsterdam), El Matadero (Madrid), Galleria Civica (Trento, Italy), and Townhouse Gallery (Cairo). Gaines has written monograph texts on artists including Andrea Bowers, Mark Bradford, Glenn Ligon, and Wangechi Mutu. He has also independently organized exhibitions and programs, including Fade: African American Artists in Los Angeles (2004) and Quadruple-Consciousness at Vox Populi (Philadelphia) (2010). Gaines’ current projects include the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival and the first Los Angeles Biennial, organized with the Hammer Museum.

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