Aperture Educational programs present two wonderful events this week. Tonight Aperture’s Spotlight Series is pleased to present an evening with J&L Books. Photographer/designer Jason Fulford and artist/designer Leanne Shapton, co-founders of the small non-profit press J&L Books, will host a unique and extraordinary variety show at Aperture Gallery—featuring live performances by noted photographers, artists, writers, and designers. More info and participants.
Wednesday evening the series Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context presented in collaboration with Vera List Center for Art and Politics and Parsons the New School for Design will feature a panel discussion with artists from the exhibition Street Art, Street Life (currently on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts), including Barbara Moore, Martha Rosler, and Jamel Shabazz. Moderated by Whitney Rugg, Curatorial Fellow at the Bronx Museum.
Tuesday, December 2, 6:30 p.m.
547 West 27th Street, 4th floor
Photograph by Jamel Shabazz
Street Art, Street Life
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
The New School
66 West 12th Street
New York, New York
This exhibition examines the context of contemporary photography and the street as a venue and source of inspiration for artists from the 1950′s through today.