We will move in triangular formations and step on each other's feet.

During day 2: ART & POLITICS in the iGDN Founding Conference “Gender Play” Malin Arnell will be presenting the work of YES! Association / Föreningen JA!.

Friday 29 March 9:30AM – 1PM
9:30 am Soft Opening (registration, light refreshments)

10:00 am Welcome Address: Ann Snitow. Director, Gender Studies, Lang College The New School

10:15 am Introduction: Simone Douglas, Director MFA Fine Arts

10:30 am With fiction, we wanted to win back the future or We Will Open a New Front – lecture by Lee H Jones, Malin Arnell (Sweden)

10:45 am For Crying Out Loud: Nancy Spero, Lauren O´Neill-Butler (USA)

11:15 am What’s scarier: a male or a female bear?: Jeanine Oleson (USA/ Canada)

11:45 am Working with and beyond assumptions and expectations of gender in the Arab World: Leila Buck (Arab/ USA) & Adam Abel (USA)

12:45 pm The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History: Hugh Ryan (USA)

1.15 – 1:45 pm Panel Discussion
Malin Arnell (Sweden), Adam Abel (USA), Leila Buck (Arab/ USA), Lauren O´Neill-Butler (USA), Jeanine Oleson (USA/ Canada), Hugh Ryan (USA), Lauren Denitzio (USA), Isaac Pool (USA), Jessica Posner (USA)

Participation in the conference is FREE but please REGISTER at: igdnparsons.eventbrite.com

iGDN Founding Conference “Gender Play”
28 & 29 March 2013
Location: Parsons The New School for Design, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 W. 13th Street, New York, NY 10011


  • YES! Association / Föreningen JA! was an art collective, an artwork, an association, an art worker, an institution, a group of people working to overthrow the ruling system of heteronormative, patriarchal, racist, and capitalist power structures by putting into practice a structural redistribution of access to financial resources, space and time within the (art) field.
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