ARTNEWS: The 8th Floor Exhibition Opening featured in 9 Events to attend this week


Opening: Pablo Helguera and Suzanne Lacy at the 8th Floor Pairing the work of two leading social practice artists for the first time, “The Schoolhouse and the Bus: Mobility, Pedagogy and Engagement” will feature the multidisciplinary work of Pablo Helguera and Suzanne Lacy. Together, Helguera’s School of Panamerican Unrest (2006) and Lacy’s Skin of Memory (1999) highlight overlapping concerns regarding migration, collective memory, and community organizing. The installation includes collage, sculpture, photography, video, and archival documentation, and was first shown at the University of California at Santa Barbara as part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative. A conversation with the artists regarding their work will take place on February 10. The 8th Floor, 17 West 17th Street, 6–8 p.m.