apexart :: Exhibition Walk-through :: UNREST: Revolt against Reason

Tuesday, September 18: 6:30 pm

A gallery walk-through of the exhibition UNREST: Revolt against Reason, with exhibition organizer Natalie Musteata and contributing artist Iman Issa.

The walk-through will address the shifting parameters of socially engaged art within the context of political events in the 21st Century, as well as the ideas behind the exhibition with a specific discussion of the works on view.

Video will show here.

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Iman Issa (b.1979, Cairo) is an artist living and working between Cairo and New York. Recent group and solo exhibitions include: The Ungovernables, New Museum, New York (2012); Seeing is Believing, KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin (2011); Material, Rodeo, Istanbul (2011); Short Stories, SculptureCenter, New York (2011); and Propaganda by Monuments, Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo (2011). Her video work has been screened at several venues including Transmediale, Berlin; Tate Modern, London; Spacex, Exeter; Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool; and Bidoun Artists Cinema, Art Dubai, Dubai. Her book Thirty-three Stories about Reasonable Characters in Familiar Places was published in 2011 by the SculptureCenter in New York.

Natalie Musteata is a Ph.D. student in Art History at The Graduate Center, CUNY. She teaches Performance and Participation in the 20th Century at Parsons, The New School for Design. Her forthcoming paper, “Performing Dissent: The Rhetoric of Opposition in Reenactment Performance,” will be presented at the CAA 2013 conference.

Please join us.
All events are free and open to the public.

apexart's exhibitions and public programs are supported in part by the Affirmation Arts Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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