Current Work: Theaster Gates – Monday, November 21

Current Work: Theaster Gates

Monday, November 21                

7:00 PM in John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, The New School

Artist Theaster Gates speaks on his expanded practice, which includes space development, object making, performance, and critical engagement with many publics.

Gates works with Rebuild Foundation to spearhead development projects in Chicago. He is currently a professor in the University of Chicago’s Department of Visual Art and serves as Director of the school’s Arts + Public Life initiative, which seeks to “build creative connections on Chicago’s South Side through artist residencies, arts education, and artist-led projects and events.”

Current Work: Theaster Gates is part of The Architectural League’s Current Work series which features significant international figures who powerfully influence contemporary architectural practice and shape the future of the built environment. Theaster Gates presents his work in conversation with architect Billie Tsien.

GET TICKETS by registering on Eventbrite – enter promotional code Parsons. Students must also present their current school ID at the door to receive entrance on 11/21.

This lecture is co-sponsored by Parsons School of Constructed Environments, Parsons School of Design