“Art and Crisis”


“Art and Crisis,” A Panel Discussion
Thursday, January 17,
6:30 – 8:30pm
ICI Curatorial Hub at TEMP
57 Walker St. NY 10013

On the occasion of the release of INPUT #5: Blockhouse

Avelino Sala, Blockhouse, 2012. (Photo courtesy of artist and INPUT Journal)

ICI and INPUT Journal  pleased to announce a panel discussion on the occasion of the book release of INPUT #5: Blockhouse (Winter 2013). Under the curation of guest creative director Avelino Sala, “Blockhouse” as a metaphor for a bunker, explores the capacity of artists to confront crisis, and to question of the symbolic function of art and the role of creation during a critical moment of metaphorical entrenchment.

Panel Participants:
Renée Vara (Moderator), Editor, INPUT Journal; Curator; NYU Professor
Chus Martinez, Director, Museo del Barrio, NY
Imma Prieto, Professor, ERAM (University of ); Art Critic and Curator
Avelino Sala, Artist; Editor, Sublime magazine; Curator, Commission Curatorial Collective

INPUT #5 featured artists:
AES+F, Marc Bijl, Fernando Bryce, Paco Cao, Josechu Dávila, Wim Delvoye, Democracia, Mounir Fatmi, , Daniel García Andújar, Chus García Fraile, Kendell Geers, Goldiechiari, Regina Jose Galindo, MK Kaehne, Rogelio López , Teresa Margolles, David Maroto, Mateo Matè, Pepe Medina, Jorge Mendéz Blake, Eugenio Merino, Santiago Morilla, Antonio Muntadas, Dan Perjovschi, PJSM, Anri Sala, Avelino Sala, Santiago Sierra and Pelayo Varela.

INPUT #5 featured art critics:
Fernando Castro Flórez, José Luis Corazón Ardura, Blanca de la Torre and Imma Prieto.

The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to rsvp@curatorsintl.org with INPUT in the subject field.

INPUT #5 is printed in English and Spanish and available in a limited edition of 150 copies.

Special thanks to ICI, the Spanish Consulate, and all participating artists and critics for their support.

INPUT is an avant-garde nonprofit journal founded in . The journal seeks to preserve the book form as a space for artistic experimentation and collaboration in the field of art publishing. For each limited edition, a guest art director is invited to approach the space of the book in a curatorial fashion, using it as a means to explore current cultural conditions without commercial interruption. INPUT has been featured at the New York Art Book Fair, The Armory Show and Printed Matter.

To order a copy of INPUT #5, see http://inputjournal.org/subscribe.html
For more information, see http://inputjournal.org/http://curatorsintl.org/, or email info@varaart.com

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