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The City College Art Department draws upon the cultural riches of the New York City, while offering art students a strong education in the liberal arts. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in studio art, electronic design & multimedia, art history, and art education.

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Luis Camnitzer

Presented by the Graduate Art Society
Thursday April 16th at 12:30pm
Compton-Goethals Hall, Room 249

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ART SOCIAL CHANGE, AND THE URBAN SPHERE Held in conjunction with the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition: The Left Front: Radical Art in the “Red Decade,” 1929-1940 ,   this symposium will bring together contemporary artists, curators, and writers to  discuss socially engaged artistic interventions in the urban sphere and ask  panelists to respond to the question posed by the exhibition,   “what could a revolutionary art be today?”  Organized by the   CCNY Art Department , with speakers  Dread Scott  on  Wanted , his art project on the streets of Harlem;   Johanna Fateman  on her collaboration with the  feminist guerrilla performance collective Pussy Riot; and    Carlos Motta  on  Six Acts: An Experiment in  Narrative Justice,  a series of performative  interventions in public squares held during  the 2010 presidential elections   in Bogotá, Colombia.  Panel Speakers:  Dread Scott Artist, Activist Johanna Fateman Musician, Writer, Cultural Critic Carlos Motta Multi-disciplinary Artist Moderated by: Eva Franch i Gilabert Executive Director and Chief Curator, The Storefront for Art and Architecture City College, Compton-Goethals, Room 249  West 140 th  Street and Amsterdam Ave   Art History Organized by the Art Department, with the support of the Division of Humanities & Arts and the Simon H. Rifkind Center, The City College of New York,  The Martin and Toni Sosnoff President’s Fund for Excellence in the Arts, and co-sponsored by New York University’s Grey Art Gallery The City College of The City University of New York  Art Department Symposium March 26, 2015 at 6pm

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