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Study Sessions: Chinatown Art Brigade

Fri, May 19, 2017  7:30–9 PM

Location: Floor Eight, Tom and Diane Tuft Trustee Room

Study Sessions is a new ongoing event series inspired by Fred Moten and Stefano Harney’s notion of study as “what you do with other people.” For each Study Session, an artist, writer, or cultural worker selects an artwork on view in the Whitney’s galleries as a departure point for thinking through an urgent question in our contemporary political landscape. Participants are invited to join in open-ended discussions, and engage with creative practice. Study Sessions may take the form of workshops, listening parties, performances, readings, or film screenings. This session is led by Chinatown Art Brigade.

Chinatown Art Brigade (CAB) is a cultural collective of artists, media makers, and activists creating art and media to advance social justice. Their work is driven by the fundamental belief that collaboration with and accountability to those communities that are directly impacted by racial, social, and economic inequities must be central to our cultural, art, or media making process. Chinatown Art Brigade is collaborating with the Chinatown Tenants Union of CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities (www.caaav.org), a grassroots non-profit that organizes low-income pan-Asian communities around tenant rights, fighting evictions and displacement.

Free with Museum admission. Pre-register to skip the line.

Please let us know if you have any requests for accommodations, such as an accessible seating location or ASL interpretation. If you have questions about accessibility, please email accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (646) 666-5574 (relay calls welcome). Learn more about access services.

Photograph by Mike Hong

Photograph by Mike Hong