Meet and hear contemporary artists Yael Bartana and Natascha Sadr Haghighian. After each program, enjoy a private reception with the artist.

Yael Bartana – Tue, Jan 24, 6:30 pm
Israeli-Dutch artist and filmmaker Yael Bartana examines and questions widely accepted social rituals and structures regarding the cultural identity and historical construction of her native country. Attend a screening of her recent film trilogy …and Europe will be stunned, which was featured as the official Polish participation at the Venice Biennale in 2011. A Q&A with the artist, actors from the trilogy, and Guggenheim curator Reem Fadda follows the screening.

Natascha Sadr Haghighian – Tue, Jan 31, 6:30 pm
In a program that combines elements of a performance, a lecture, and an interactive scavenger hunt, Natascha Sadr Haghighian invites you to initiate a dialogue with special agents from her past projects. Drawing on a diverse range of mediums, including installation, video, and performance, Sadr Haghighian’s conceptual practice is primarily concerned with the cultural construction of perception and the politics of artistic production.

Tickets for each program are $10, $7 Guggenheim members, and free for students with valid ID and RSVP. For more information, visit www.guggenheim.org/cca or call 212 423 3587.

These programs are part of the Elaine Terner Cooper Education Fund: Conversations with Contemporary Artists series at the Guggenheim on Fifth Ave at 89th St, New York City.

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