Bard Events Calendar

Center for Curatorial Studies Presents

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Speakers Series: Lia Gangitano
CCS Bard, Classroom 102
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
In 2001, Lia Gangitano founded PARTICIPANT INC, a not-for-profit art space, presenting exhibitions by Virgil Marti, Charles Atlas, Kathe Burkhart, Michel Auder, Renée Green, and Greer Lankton, among others. As curator of Thread Waxing Space, NY, her exhibitions, screenings, and performances included Spectacular Optical (1998), Luther Price: Imitation of Life (1999), Børre Sæthre: Module for Mood (2000) and Sigalit Landau (2001). She is editor of Dead Flowers (2010) and the forthcoming anthology, The Alternative to What? Thread Waxing Space and the ’90s. As associate curator, she co-curated Dress Codes (1993) and Boston School (1995) for The ICA, Boston, and edited New Histories (with Steven Nelson, 1997) and Boston School (1995). She has contributed to publications including Renée Green, Endless Dreams and Time-based Streams, Lovett/Codagnone,Whitney Biennial 2006–Day for Night, and 2012 Whitney Biennial on Charles Atlas. As curatorial advisor, her exhibitions at MoMA PS1 included Lutz Bacher, My Secret Life (2009). She is a Board Member of Primary Information and Dirty Looks; Advisory Board Member of the Outpost Cuts and Burns Residency Program and John Kelly Performance; and recipient of a Skowhegan Governors’ Award for Outstanding Service to Artists and the inaugural White Columns/Shoot the Lobster Award. Lia is also the recipient of the 2018 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College.

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

For more information, call 845-758-7598, e-mail ccs@bard.edu,
or visit http://www.bard.edu/ccs/events/speakers-series-lia-gangitano/.

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: CCS Bard, Classroom 102