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Gordon Sasaki. Invisible Wheelchair. Acrylic and phosphorescent acrylic on paper, 70 x 40 in. (178 x 101.5 cm.) (two views). Courtesy of the artist

Town Hall: Art, Disability, Labor

Sunday, October 21, 2018

2–4 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, join us for a town hall exploring the intersections of art, disability, and labor, organized in partnership with Art Beyond Sight and the Fair Wages Task Force as part of the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative. For Freedoms builds on existing networks of artists and institutions in the United States, producing nationwide public art installations, exhibitions, and local community dialogues in order to inject nuanced, artistic thinking into public discourse in the lead-up to the midterm elections.

Schedule:

  • 2–2:45 pm Conversation: Disability, art, and activism with Andy Arias, Shannon Finnegan, Kevin Gotkin, and Jeff Kasper
  • 2:45–3:15 pm Presentation: Ezra Benus, artist and coordinator, Art & Disability Residency, Art Beyond Sight, presents work by participating artists, including Jordana Bernstein, Kevin Quiles Bonilla, Shannon Finnegan, Jerron Herman, Jeff Kasper, Marissa Perel, Anthony Ptak, Gordon Sasaki, and Madison Zalopany
  • 3:15–3:45 pm Q&A
  • 3:45–3:55 pm Performance: Kevin Quiles Bonilla
  • 3:55 pm Closing remarks

Free, but RSVP is strongly encouraged.

To request accommodations such as assistive listening devices and ASL interpretation, email us at access@brooklynmuseum.org.