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MAPPLETHORPE + 25, A Symposium presented by FotoFocus and the CAC

FotoFocus Cincinnati

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

MAPPLETHORPE + 25, A Symposium presented by FotoFocus...

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Registration Type Sales End Quantity
Friday, Oct. 23 at 6pm: Lobby Reception featuring Live Feed of Keynote Lecture by Germano Celant with Reception and Party Hosted by Know Wave at the Contemporary Arts Center Ended Free  
Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9am-4pm: Daytime Symposium—Panel Discussions and Closing Keynote by Catherine Opie at the Contemporary Arts Center Ended Free  
Saturday, Oct. 24 at 4pm: Oral History Reception at the 21c Museum Hotel Ended Free  
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Event Details

Please RSVP to all portions of the two-day symposium you plan to attend. All seating is based on first-come-first-served availability—this RSVP does not reserve a seat, but will help us create a more successful event. Thank you.

 

Friday

6:00pm Reception with Light Bites and Cash Bar

7:00pm Keynote Lecture by Germano Celant, Independent Curator, Milan–New York with Live Feed

A public, live feed of Germano Celant’s Black Box keynote lecture will be broadcast in the lobby, followed by a party hosted by KNOW WAVE.

8:45pm Reception and Party Hosted by KNOW WAVE

The KNOW WAVE DJ line-up is Tigga Calore, Cakes da Killa, and Byrell The Great

 

Saturday

9:00am Breakfast Reception

10:00am Panel: The Exhibition, The Contemporary Arts Center, and Arts Censorship

Moderated by Raphaela Platow, Director, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, with panelists: Dennis Barrie, Principal, Barrie Projects, and former Contemporary Arts Center Director, Cleveland; Jock Reynolds, Director, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; and H. Louis Sirkin, Senior Counsel, Santen & Hughes, and former trial counsel to Dennis Barrie and the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; and Michael Ward Stout, President, The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, New York

 

11:30am Comment by Robert Reid-Pharr, Professor, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

 

12:00pm Panel: The Artist’s Circle and Studio

Moderated by Philip Gefter, Author and Photo Historian, New York, with panelists: Judy Linn, Artist, New York; Robert Sherman, Promoter and Host, Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles; and Carol Squiers, Curator, International Center of Photography, New York

 

1:30pm Panel: Curators Curate Mapplethorpe

Moderated by Kevin Moore, Artistic Director and Curator, FotoFocus, New York, with panelists: Jennifer Blessing, Senior Curator of Photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Paul Martineau, Associate Curator, Department of Photographs, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; and Britt Salvesen, Curator, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

 

3:00pm Closing Keynote by Catherine Opie, Artist and Professor of Photography, University of California, Los Angeles

 

4:00pm Oral History Reception at the 21c Museum Hotel

Hosted by Sarah Douglas, Editor-In-Chief, ARTnews, New York. Visitors are invited to share their stories of the 1990 Mapplethorpe exhibition, reflect on its impact, and comment on issues raised in the symposium.

 

 

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When & Where


Contemporary Arts Center
44 East 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM (EDT)


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