Friday, September 23, 2011
NYU Skirball Center, 566 Laguardia Place, NYC
Explore the intersection of art and life at the third annual Creative Time Summit: Living as Form, a unique conference that brings together a community of international artists, critics, writers, and curators concerned with the political implications of socially engaged art. This year’s Summit marks the opening weekend of Living as Form, a survey exhibition of over 100 projects from the past twenty years, presented by Creative Time at NYC’s historic Essex Street Market. Audiences are invited to engage with Summit participants, many of whom are involved with project included in Living as Form, to discuss how their work addresses pressing issues affecting our world. Artist Laurie Anderson will also present Dutch artist Jeanne van Heeswijk with the third annual Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change. In addition, Summit ticket holders will get a sneak peek of Living as Form before it opens to the general public.
Expected presenters include: Alternate ROOTS, Laurie Anderson, Appalshop, Common Room, Cybermohalla Ensemble, Decolonizing Architecture, Jeremy Deller, Darren O’Donnell, Laura Flanders, Theaster Gates, Hou Hanru, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Shannon Jackson, Long March Project, Alan W. Moore, My Barbarian, Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK), Ted Purves, Gerald Raunig, Navin Rawanchaikul, Katerina Šedá, Chemi Rosado Seijo, Andreas Siekmann, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Ultra-red, United Indian Health Services, Urban Bush Women, Voina, Dan S. Wang, WochenKlausur, and Women on Waves.
Tickets to the Creative Time Summit are on sale now at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9129645.
Lead project support for the Creative Time Summit is provided by the Asian Cultural Council, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, Deutsches Haus at NYU, the Dutch Consulate, the Panta Rhea Foundation, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, and the Trust for Mutual Understanding. Support for student and artist attendance at the Summit is provided by Education Patron Agnes Gund. The Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change is generously supported by the Annenberg Foundation.
Creative Time is funded through the generous support of corporations, foundations, government agencies, and individuals. Major programming support for 2011 has been provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Ford Foundation, and the Lambent Foundation, a project of The Tides Center. We also gratefully acknowledge public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; and the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties. The official hotel sponsor of Creative Time is The Standard, and the official and preferred flower designer of Creative Time is Fleurs Bella. The official restaurant sponsor of Creative Time is Park Avenue.