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What is Contemporary? Feminism and the State: Art, Politics, and Resistance

​Martha Rosler, photo by Jean Noël Schramm

Feminism and the State: Art, Politics, and Resistance

Lecture

In Person: Martha Rosler 

Feminism and the State: Art, Politics, and Resistance is a symposium organized by The Feminist Art Project (TFAP), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and presented as a part of the 2018 College Art Association Conference. The TFAP symposium will open space for a discussion of art and art history that sheds light on historical precedents and paths for feminist resistance, with a special focus on methodologies pressing at the limits of art history. Artist Martha Rosler will deliver the keynote address.

Schedule:
10:00–10:15am
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Amanda Hunt (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles), Connie Tell (The Feminist Art Project; Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities, Rutgers University), Jamillah James (Institute for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles), and Lanka Tattersall (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles)

10:15–11:00am
Keynote Address by Martha Rosler

11:05am–12:30pm
Borders, Bodies, and Access to Knowledge as Power
Jennifer Gonzalez, Gelare Khoshgozaran, Litia Perta, K-Sue Park
Moderator: Shoghig Halajian

1:30–3:00pm
The Web as Political Space
Ceci Moss, Guadalupe Rosales, Martine Syms, Angela Washko
Moderator: Aria Dean

3:00–4:30pm
Roundtable: Curatorial and Artistic Strategies around Activism, Representation, and Collective Space
Courtney Fink, Kate Johnston, Young Joon Kwak, Cauleen Smith
Moderator: Sarah Williams


​Priority tickets are available to MOCA members one hour before the program. Fifteen minutes before the program begins tickets will be released to non-members. One ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Early arrival is recommended.

To become a MOCA member, please contact the membership department at 213/621-1794 or membership@moca.org.​