Thursday, May 11, 6 to 8pm: The Artist as Culture Producer: A Conversation with Morehshin Allahyari, Jean Shin, and Shinique Smith, moderated by Sharon Louden and Sara Reisman

Please Join Us at The 8th Floor
Location: 17 West 17th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
Jean Shin, Chance City, 2001-2009
Sharon Louden will moderate a conversation with Sara Reisman, Executive and Artistic Director of the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, and artists Morehshin Allahyari, Jean Shin, and Shinique Smith, who have contributed to Louden’s new book The Artist as Culture Producer. The conversation will center on questions of cultural representation as they relate to artistic production, community-building, and the artist’s role in society, reflecting on issues raised by The 8th Floor’s current exhibition The Intersectional Self. Part of the promotional tour for The Artist as Culture Producer, the event will include a book signing immediately following the panel discussion.
For more information on the event and its participants, please click here.