“I’m Making a Boy Band,” produced by Bora Kim, Karin Kuroda, and Samantha Y. Shao, took place in the MA Curatorial Practice space in November 2017 in association with Asia Contemporary Art Week. The boy band was called EXP.

SVA MA Curatorial Practice (MACP) program is pleased to announce our special events from today through December. Please click on each event title to register:

Thursday, October 15, 11am–12pm (ET) on Zoom
Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto, Book Launch with Zoe Leonard in Conversation with Author Legacy Russell

Artist Zoe Leonard chats with Studio Museum in Harlem associate curator Legacy Russell on her timely and provocative new book Glitch Feminism, a vital new chapter in cyberfeminism that explores the relationship between gender, technology, and identity.

Friday, October 23, 11am–12pm (ET) on Zoom
A Smaller Art World: Richard Birkett and Mason Leaver-Yap

Richard Birkett, Curator at Large at the ICA London, and Mason Leaver-Yap, Associate Curator at the KW Institute of Contemporary Art in Berlin, talk about institutions and what it means to work at more intimate scales and through prolonged engagements.

Wednesday, November 4, 8–9 pm (ET) on Zoom  
Beyond the Exhibition, with Nikita Yingqian Cai and Jianru Wu from Guangdong Times Museum

Join chief editors and chief curators Nikita Yingqian Cai and Jianru Wu of the Times Museum in southern China to discuss their new publishing platform, On Our Times, and ways to decentralize the role of exhibitions in the era of COVID-19 and beyond.

Friday, December 11, 11am–12pm (ET) on Zoom
On the Politics of Friendship, with Steven Henry Madoff, Céline Condorelli, Kristina Newman-Scott, and Shuddhabrata Sengupta

MACP Chair Steven Henry Madoff brings together London-based artist, writer, and curator Céline Condorelli; Kristina Newman-Scott, president of BRIC Arts Media in Downtown Brooklyn; and artist, writer, and curator Shuddhabrata Sengupta, member of the Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective, to talk about friendship and affiliation in our time of isolation and the ongoing crisis of racial injustice.

* * *

Two informative events about joining the MA Curatorial Practice program will be held on Saturday, November 7, and Saturday, December 5, from 10–11:30am (ET) on Zoom.

To learn more, visit macp.sva.edu.