“Art and Crisis” A Panel Discussion
Thursday, January 17, 2013 6:30 – 8:30pm
@ ICI Curatorial Hub at TEMP Art Center 57 Walker St. New York 10013 On the occasion of the book release of INPUT #5: Blockhouse
ICI and INPUT Journal are pleased to announce a panel discussion on the occasion of the book release of INPUT #5: Blockhouse (Winter 2013). Under the curation of guest creative director Avelino Sala, “Blockhouse” as a metaphor for a bunker, explores the capacity of artists to confront crisis, and to question of the symbolic function of art and the role of creation during a critical moment of metaphorical entrenchment.
Panel Participants: Renée Vara (Moderator), Editor, INPUT Journal; Curator; NYU Professor Chus Martinez, Director, Museo del Barrio, NY Imma Prieto, Professor, ERAM (University of Girona); Art Critic and Curator Avelino Sala, Artist; Editor, Sublime magazine; Curator, Commission Curatorial Collective
INPUT #5 featured artists: AES+F, Marc Bijl, Fernando Bryce, Paco Cao, Josechu Dávila, Wim Delvoye, Democracia, Mounir Fatmi, Carlos Garaicoa, Daniel García Andújar, Chus García Fraile, Kendell Geers, Goldiechiari, Regina Jose Galindo, MK Kaehne, Rogelio López Cuenca, Teresa Margolles, David Maroto, Mateo Matè, Pepe Medina, Jorge Mendéz Blake, Eugenio Merino, Santiago Morilla, Antonio Muntadas, Dan Perjovschi, PJSM, Anri Sala, Avelino Sala, Santiago Sierra and Pelayo Varela.
INPUT #5 featured art critics: Fernando Castro Flórez, José Luis Corazón Ardura, Blanca de la Torre and Imma Prieto.