In Response

The Arcades


Sunday, May 7, 2017
6:30 – 8 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Join Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni as they present new video, performance, and installation-based artworks in response to the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. The exhibition explores the ongoing relevance of Benjamin’s magnum opus The Arcades Project, a sprawling meditation on modern life and 19th-century Paris, through works of contemporary art representing the subjects of each of the book's thirty-six chapters.
Participating Artists: Ivan Forde, Davey Hawkins, Cary Hulbert, Daria Irincheeva, Emily Kloppenburg, Leah Moskowitz, Ana Rivera, Rocio Olivares, Emily Ludwig Shaffer, Jacqueline Silberbush, Sara Stern

Free with RSVP. Includes private exhibition viewing and reception. 

Ivan Forde, Reflection (After the Deluge), 2015