September 2023, NEW YORK: Travelling Seminar IV

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ARRIVAL DAY: September, 12th
9 am- 3.30 pm

Visit to the Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick (organization: Jay, TBC) + temporary show.

Guest participation at the Graduate Center’s Rewald Seminar series in Art History with Masha Chlenova (The New School) talking about the politics and ethics of curating Russian art today + self-paying dinner together with GC participants, TBC

DAY 1: September 13th (Wednesday)

Welcome & intro

LAW seminar 1: brief inputs on American art

12 am - 1 pm

(Coffee in room)

Walk to SoHo (15 min) & sandwich lunch

1 – 3.30 pm

SOHO gallery tour

Dia Art locations / Deitch Project 2x / Ronald Feldman Gallery

Katherine Clark’s and Yevgeniy Fiks’ guided tour through Yevgeniy Fiks’s exhibition Yiddishland

5 .30 – 6 pm

Coffee / convenience break

6 – 7. 30 pm

Why not feminist…? Linking Art Worlds through missed encounters

Public exchange between Zanna Gilbert and Beáta Hock

7.30 – 9 pm

Drinks reception (with fingerfood)

DAY 2: September 14th (Thursday)
9.30 – 11:30 AM

Guided tour through MoMA Collection galleries: 1940s-70s and 1970s to present.

Meeting point: staff entrance (Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building) at 11 West 53 Street.

This is east of the main Museum entrance and adjacent to The Modern restaurant.

11.30 – 12:30 PM

Meeting C-MAP and International Program Team, discussing contributions to

post: notes on modern and contemporary art around the globe

12.30 – 4 PM

Individual lunch and free time at MoMA

4 – 6 PM

Exhibition visit: Fitter, Happier, More Productive

and tour by curator Lexington Davis

6 pm ––

Individual dinner

DAY 3: September 15th (Friday)
10 – 12 am
Deutsches Haus

LAW seminar 2:  close-reading seminars in 3 groups (group 3 with Joshua Cohen)

12- 1:30 PM

Sandwich lunch + public transport to Brooklyn Museum (45 min)

Dinner Party

It’s Pablo-matic

Africa Fashion

3.30 pm

Public transport to Interference Archive

Workshop on feminist and POC visuals


Free evening / individual dinner

Optional program: guided tour through the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art

with Patryk Tomaszewski (museum open till 10 pm). TBC

DAY 4: September 16th (Saturday)
10 – 12.30 pm
James Gallery

LAW seminar 3: “publication in progress”

Workshops: academic & visual essays


Coffee in room

12.30 – 1.30 pm

Public transport to East Harlem (30 min) + (sandwich) lunch

3.30 – 4 pm

Walk or public transport to Harlem (30 min)

Exhibition visit Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass

Incarceration with guided tour (TBC)

5.30 pm –


DAY 5: September 17th (Sunday)

Optional exhibition visit

Collection and temporary exhibitions

12 – 2 pm

Queer history walking tour at the Lower East Side

Meeting point TBA, arriving at Bluestockings Cooperative & bookstore

2 –3 pm

Public transport to Brooklyn (15 min!!) + sandwich lunch

Exhibition visit and meeting with founding members (TBC)

Public event

4.30 - 5 pm

Walk to Flora’s coop

5 – 7 pm
Flora’s coop (TBC)

Screening (parts of) Karol Radziszewski’s film

America Is Not Ready for This (TBC) + discussion


from 7.30 pm
Flora’s coop

Farewell buffet dinner