The Impact of War on Art
The panel focuses on the intimate connection between art and war. Sumayyah Samaha's art work is influenced by the direct response to the destruction of war in Iraq and Palestine Mariam Ghani investigates how history and memory are constructed and emerge as stories told in translation expressed in video, installations, photography, text and public performance. John Jurayj's work explores complex layering and dismembering of memory and place.
Moderator: Shiva Balaghi, Associate Director of NYU Kevorkian Center
Panelists: Sumayyah Samaha, artist
Mariam Ghani, artist
John Jurayj, artist
Organizers: Ann Lydecker, ATOA Director of Programming
Jee-Young Maeng, Curatorial Assistant
Staller is a world renowned photographer, whose exhibitions have been shown in museums
such as the International Center of Photography, The Brooklyn Museum and The High Museum
of Art. He also has works in the Collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art,
The Corcoran Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art.
Moderator: Doug Sheer, founder & chairperson of ATOA
Panelist: Jan Staller, photographer
Organizer: Ann Lydecker, Programming Director ATOA
Milk, Niger 1978
Nelson Hancock presents three extraordinary, internationally famous photographers and
their work. Nelson received a PhD in 2001 from Columbia University in visual and cultural
anthropology. He is also a successful fine art and commercial photographer and is on the
faculty at the Pratt Institute of Design.
Moderator: Nelson Hancock, Director Nelson Hancock Gallery |
Panelists: Robert Gardner, anthropologist, filmmaker, photographer
Rosalind Morris, professor of cultural anthropology at Columbia
Susan Meiselas, award winning photojournalist, MacArthur Fellow
Organizer: Ann Lydecker, ATOA Director of Programming
|This week marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Andy Warhol, one of the 20th Century's most significant artists and a cultural icon. The panel considers his legacy as an artist, trend setter and benefactor of artists and arts organizations. The panel will also feature one or two of the original Factory members.|
Moderator: Doug Sheer, founder & chairman of ATOA |
Panelists: Vincent Fremont, a founding director of the Andy Warhol Foundation & curator of Gagosian Warhol show
Donald Sheridan, worked for Rupert Smith, Andy's master printer
Brian Appel, Contributing Writer for www.artcritical.com
Organizer: Doug Sheer, founder & chairperson of ATOA
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