Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Artspace New Haven: 50 Orange St, New Haven, CT
On Saturday, February 25, curators Andrew Kachel and Clara López Menéndez will host a day-long symposium at Artspace in conjunction with A new job to unwork at. A lineup of workshops, talks, and performances will involve artists featured in the exhibition, as well as other artists, writers, performers, and students whose practices explore the ways cultural production is enmeshed in a larger network of labor relations and social contexts. The symposium is free and open to the public.
12:30pm Coffee and snack, Welcome.
1:00pm – 2:30pm Co-Curators Andrew Kachel and Clara López Menéndez present their research, the evolution of the project, and the project at large.
2:30pm – 3:00pm Worker’s Lunch. Lentil Salad and Big Soup. Prepared by Andrew and Clara the day before.
3:15pm – 4:45pm Artists João Enxuto and Erica Love present new research on WiFi kiosks popping up around New York City, addressing the impact of having constant online access, and being constantly under surveillance.
4:45pm – 6:00pm Malin Arnell of YES! Association / Föreningen JA! leads the group in an Open Séance around the Clay Table as part of the durational participatory action All that you touch You Change. All that you Change Changes you.
6:00pm – 6:30pm Beer and Snack break.
6:45pm – 7:15pm Short Film Screening.
7:15pm – 7:45pm Performance by Amelia Bande. Bande will sing protest songs and lead the audience in a writing exercise to make a collective song.
7:45pm – 8:00pm Depart to dinner/after party at BAR.