Speakers Series : Mason Leaver-Yap

November 15, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCS Bard, Classroom 102

Mason Leaver-Yap works with artists to produce texts, exhibitions, and events. Recent projects include work with Evan Ifekoya, Brett Story, Jamie Crewe, Charlotte Prodger, Marwa Arsanios, Leslie Thornton, Renée Green, Lucy McKenzie and Atelier EB, Moyra Davey, Sarah Pierce, Artists’ Campaign to Repeal the Eighth Amendment in Ireland, James Richards, Beatrice Gibson with CAConrad and Eileen Myles, Yto Barrada, and Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz. They are the co-founder of LUX Scotland, an artist’s moving image distribution agency that started in 2014. From 2014-2017 they created and produced the Walker Moving Image Commissions at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Leaver-Yap is now Associate Curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, and currently serves as selector and jury for the UK’s Turner Prize. Based in Glasgow and Berlin, they continue to write texts on the invitation of artists.

Fall 2017 Speakers Series Schedule:

Wednesday, September 20 – Chris Kraus

Wednesday, October 25 – Naeem Mohaiemen

Wednesday, November 8 at 4pm – Stuart Comer

Wednesday, November 15 – Mason Leaver-Yap

Wednesday, November 29 – Rujeko Hockley

Thursday, November 30 – Sandi Hilal

Wednesday, December 6 – Bridget Donahue

Speakers Series events are all free-of-charge with seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 


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