ICP Public Programs Fall 2017

Join us to hear from imagemakers, artists, experts, academics, and critics responding to both the themes embodied by our exhibition GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield and the images that shape contemporary culture and current events today.
ICP
Sep 19, 2017
Join us to hear from imagemakers, artists, experts, academics, and critics responding to both the themes embodied by our exhibition GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield and the images that shape contemporary culture and current events today.

Most programs take place at the ICP Museum and ICP School. Each event's location is noted below.

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September

Confessing Money: Stories of Spending in America Today

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

A conversation on journalistic and photographic projects that chronicle the realities of spending, saving, and living with debt

October

Reimagining the Image: Andrew Lichtenstein

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 | 7–9 PM | ICP SCHOOL

A monthly lecture series examining film, photography, and new media from the perspective of an innovative imagemaker

What's at Stake?: Community and Visual Culture

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 | 9:30 AM–5:30 PM | THE NEW SCHOOL

A symposium for artists, activists, and cultural producers to gather and consider the interconnectedness of visual culture, community, and social change

Artist Talk: Lauren Greenfield

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

Lauren Greenfield discusses the 25-year journey behind the making of her thought-provoking Generation Wealth project and its namesake exhibition, on view at the ICP Museum

The Architecture of Consumption: Airspace, Abandoned Retail, and McMansion Hell

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

A panel discussion on architecture as an embodiment of American attitudes toward money, property, and community

The Inequity of Wealth in Contemporary America

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

A cross-disciplinary panel discussion on the staggering statistics of wealth distribution in the United States

Sound and Vision: The Musical and the Visual in William Eggleston's Musik

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

A discussion on the intersection of archives, imagemaking, and music in iconic photographer William Eggleston's forthcoming debut album Musik

Optics: A New Way of Seeing Contemporary Culture, Session 1

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

Optics series host Jillian Steinhauer and New Yorker staff writer Doreen St. Félix examine the role of imagery in the #TakeAKnee and Confederate monument controversies

Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

A panel discussion of Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now, a new book that presents some of the most inquisitive, intelligent, and daring photography being created by female photographers working today

November

Reimagining the Image: Penelope Umbrico

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 | 7–9 PM  | ICP SCHOOL

A monthly lecture series examining film, photography, and new media from the perspective of an innovative imagemaker

On Making and Signifying Race, Wealth, and Labor through Photography

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

A panel discussion with curators and imagemakers on the construction and portrayal of race, gender, labor, power, and identity in visual culture

Film Series: Generation Wealth

NOVEMBER 17–30 | VARIOUS TIMES | ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES

ICP and Anthology Film Archives present moving-image work by Lauren Greenfield in addition to films that focus on the themes of conspicuous consumption, body image, and the consequences of money-madness

December

Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5 | 7–9 PM | ICP MUSEUM

Reverend Billy and the Church of the Stop Shopping perform their wild anti-consumerist gospel

Reimagining the Image: Leslie Hewitt

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6 | 7–9 PM | ICP SCHOOL

A monthly lecture series examining film, photography, and new media from the perspective of an innovative imagemaker

Picturing Place: The Anthropology of Race, Class, and Community

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM

A conversation on photographic portrayals of intergenerational poverty and what it means to study one's own community

 

Dates, times, and locations are subject to change.

ICP’s Center for Visual Culture and accompanying programs have been made possible through the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support for public programs has been provided by The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.