Open StudiosApril 27–April 28, 2021
2021 Spring Open Studios
Spring Open Studios Open Hours:
- April 27, 2021, 4–8:30pm EDT
- April 28, 2021, 11am–3:30pm EDT
- Guest speaker Aruna D’Souza
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The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) Spring Open Studios is a two-day presentation of international contemporary art by the 29 artists and 2 curators from 23 countries currently participating in the residency program. Award-winning modern and contemporary art writer Aruna D’Souza will make opening remarks each day reflecting on why artists and curators should be thinking about Lorraine O’Grady. D’Souza is the curator of the artist’s first retrospective, now on view at the Brooklyn Museum.
Join ISCP for its third online event of this scale, with an updated format to share residents’ work and experiences in a lively series of short talks, screenings, performances, studio tours, and interviews in a Zoom webinar. Q&A sessions will be built into each presentation.
This event is free and open to the public ($10 suggested donation).
Open Studios participating artists and curators: Yousef Bahzad (Qatar), Svetlana Bailey (Australia/United States), James Beckett (The Netherlands/South Africa), Maja Bekan (The Netherlands/Serbia), Myrid Carten (Ireland), Yu-Ling Chou (Taiwan), Pamela Council (United States), Veronika Eberhart (Austria), Anna Estarriola (Finland), Carlos Franco (Puerto Rico), Moko Fukuyama (Japan/United States), Aslan Goisum (Russia), Wieteke Heldens (The Netherlands/United States), Duy Hoàng (Vietnam/United States), Shih-yu Hsu (Taiwan), Uwa Iduozee (Finland), Nora Joung (Norway), Lauren Kelley (United States), Kubra Khademi (Afghanistan/France), Miki Leal (Spain), Conny Karlsson Lundgren (Sweden), Shaunak Mahbubani (India), Maria Meinild (Denmark), Alison Nguyen (United States), Bundith Phunsombatlert (Thailand/United States), Daniel Ramos (United States/Mexico), Maria D. Rapicavoli (Italy), Rashaun Rucker (United States), Nina Schuiki (Austria), Francesco Simeti (Italy/United States), and Joani Tremblay (Canada).
ISCP thanks the following residency sponsors: AES+F; Alice and Lawrence Weiner; Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec; Austrian Cultural Forum New York: ACFNY; Danish Arts Foundation; Danna and Ed Ruscha; Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport of Austria; Fire Station – Qatar Museums; Hartfield Foundation; IASPIS – The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s International Programme for Visual Artists; Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation; Italian Cultural Institute of New York; Joseph Robert Foundation; The Kettering Family Foundation; La Fondation pour l’Art Contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon; Ministry of Culture, Taiwan; Mondriaan Fund; New York City Council Member for the 33rd District Stephen Levin; New York City Council Member for the 34th District Antonio Reynoso; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; OCA – Office for Contemporary Art Norway; Pollock-Krasner Foundation; Saastamoinen Foundation; Temple Bar Gallery + Studios; Toby Devan Lewis; University of the Arts Helsinki; and Vision Fund.
This program is supported, in part, by the Consulate General of Canada in New York; Consulate General of Denmark in New York; Consulate General of Finland in New York; Consulate General of Spain in New York; Consulate General of Sweden in New York; Golden Artist Colors, Inc.; Google; Hartfield Foundation; Materials for the Arts; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; New York City Council Member for the 33rd District Stephen Levin; New York City Council Member for the 34th District Antonio Reynoso; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York; Teiger Foundation; William Talbott Hillman Foundation, and de Kooning Foundation.
In addition to the many individuals who support ISCP, the members of Director’s Circle are also thanked for their largesse: Anne Altchek, Tansa Ekşioğlu, Samar Maziad, and Laurie Sprayregen.
This event will be recorded.