apexart :: Public Program :: Private Matters Panel

In conjunction with the exhibition Private Matters organized by Ceren Erdem, Jaime Schwartz, and Lisa Hayes Williams.

Private Matters Panel

Saturday, February 1: 4 pm
apexart, 291 Church St, NYC

Panelists (click for presentations):
Adam Harvey
Genevieve Hoffman
Becky Hurwitz

Within the context of Private Matters, this discussion will address ways in which the general public can avoid or resist surveillance in practical and day-to-day situations. Moderated by Private Matters curator Ceren Erdem.

Adam Harvey is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work addresses the impact of surveillance technologies. He is a graduate of the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU and the founder of the Privacy Gift Shop, an online marketplace for engaging people with privacy.

Genevieve Hoffman is an artist and designer working at the intersections of research, data, cartography, and privacy. She recently completed a fellowship at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU and a residency at the School of Visual Arts.

Becky Hurwitz is a co-founder of Research Action Design (RAD) and is the Codesign Facilitator and Community Organizer with the MIT Center for Civic Media. She is committed to collaborative design and development processes that strengthen grassroots movements.

Ceren Erdem is a curator and writer based in New York. She worked in the Istanbul Biennial and the British Council where she initiated international programs in Turkey and South East Europe. Erdem has curated online projects and onsite exhibitions in New York, Istanbul, and Seoul.

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

apexart's exhibitions and 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.

291 Church Street, NYC, 10013
t. 212 431 5270

Directions: A, C, E, N, R, Q, J, Z, 6 to Canal or 1 to Franklin.