The Visitor Talks: Gregory Sholette

November 30, 2015 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCS Bard, Classroom 102

Gregory Sholette is a New York-based artist, writer and activist. His recent projects include Our Barricades at Station Independent Projects Gallery in NYC, Imaginary Archive at the Las Kurbas Center in Kyiv, Ukraine and at the Institute for Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and the forthcoming street performance Barricade Ballet being produced in collaboration with Gulf Labor Coalition, Workers Art Coalition and Aaron Burr Society at the 2015 Venice Biennial. He was a co-founder of the collectives Political Art Documentation/Distribution (PAD/D: 1980-1988), and REPOhistory (1989-2000). A Mellon Fellow at the CUNY Center for the Humanities he on the editorial board of FIELD, a new online journal focused on socially-engaged art criticism. His most recent publications include It’s The Political Economy, Stupid co-edited with Oliver Ressler, (Pluto Press, 2013) and Dark Matter: Art and Politics in an Age of Enterprise Culture (Pluto Press, 2011). A graduate of the Whitney Independent Studies Program, the University of California San Diego, and The Cooper Union he teaches studio art and administers the new Social Practice Queens MFA concentration at Queens College CUNY, is also associate faculty at Home WorkSpace, Beirut, as well as at the Art, Design and the Public Domain program of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

This talk is given as part of the lecture series The Visitor Talks : Plus One


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