apexart :: Public Program :: Rethinking the View from Above

In conjunction with the exhibition
Decolonized Skies
organized by High&Low Bureau

(Yael Messer and Gilad Reich)

Rethinking the View from Above
A discussion with
Yael Messer and Gilad Reich

Moderated by Arthur Holland Michel

Tuesday, September 16: 7 pm
apexart, 291 Church St, NYC

Center for the Study of the Drone co-director Arthur Holland Michel sits down with Decolonized Skies curators Yael Messer and Gilad Reich to talk about the evolution and future of the view from above and how civilians can re-appropriate traditional tools of government surveillance for art, research, and activism.

This event is jointly sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College and is free and open to the public.

Arthur Holland Michel is a writer, researcher, and editor. He is a co-director and editor at the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. Based in Amsterdam and Tel-Aviv, they curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events, and publications. The Bureau’s practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions. Recent projects: Our Work is Never Over, Matadero Art Center, Madrid (2012); Time/Resistance, The Israeli Center for Digital Art (2013); and Am I Not a Citizen? Barbarism, Civic Awakening and the City (The 13th Istanbul Biennial Film Program, 2013). The duo is the recipient of the Mondriaan Fonds Cultural Mediator subsidy (2013) and was invited to curatorial residencies in art centers such as Bar Barcelona (2013), CCA Warsaw (2013), and Para-Site Hong Kong (2014).

Please join us for this apexart event.
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.

image courtesy of Chicago History Museum
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