It’s time to go on another art adventure! As always, there’s plenty to see in the Big Apple this week, from paintings to meaningful conversations to poetry performances. Here are a few of the things to go see over the next few days.
Talk: A conversation about the Syrian Refugee Crisis at Interference Archive.
One of the more compelling events to see this week will be a talk on Wednesday, November 11th, by Budapest activist and photographer Gabrielle Csoszó. Joining her will be community organizer Sarab Al-Jijakli as they open discussion on the current refugee crisis. Csoszó will share thoughts from her recent work in documenting the current political atmosphere in Hungary. The talk will be delivered at the Interference Archive, 131 8th Street, Number 4, Brooklyn, from 7-9 P.M.
A screening of Ellis.
If you’re interested in learning more about the cultural crisis and immigration, there’s more for you to see. On Thursday the 12th, Soundwall will provide a screening of a short film titled Ellis. The movie stars Robert De Niro and explores the history of America’s Ellis Island and many of the immigration stories that come with it. The film, directed by French artist JR. “Talking about the past is the best way to understand the present and to approach our future,” he said. The film is 14 minutes long, and the screening will take place at Soundwall, 65 Reade Street, Suite 3A, 6-8 P.M.
A performance by Juliana Huxtable at the Museum of Modern Art.
Juliana Huxtable, artist, writer, and DJ will perform a show titled There Are Certain Facts that Cannot Be Disputed at MoMA Friday, November 13th. The artist merges music, sound, video, and lighting, and the show features three vignettes that explore the digital age and our need for historical documentation on the internet. She will perform at the museum from 7-8 P.M., and tickets are $12.
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