Contemporary Art in the age of spectacle. MoMA Talks.
The Contemporary Art Forum is an annual platform of discussion about timely and pressing issues in contemporary art and education. This year's forum explores ways in which contemporary theater, performance, and non-art practices are redefining the notion of spectatorship or audience. Additional topics will include the influence of pedagogical ideas in the construction of performative experiences, the relationship between author and a collaborating public, and other common concerns shared by the spheres of theater, performance art, and activism. With artists Andrea Fraser and David Levine; RoseLee Goldberg, curator and Director of Performa; Hannah Hurtzig, theater director, Berlin; Shannon Jackson, Chair and Professor, Department of Performance Studies and Theater, University of California, Berkeley; Charlie Todd, Director, Improv Everywhere, New York; Bill Wasik, Senior Editor, Harper's Magazine, and inventor of the flash mob. Organized by Pablo Helguera, Director of Adult and Academic Programs, Department of Education, MoMA.