Panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibition Rites of Passage: 1995-2009 (on view: 1/21-2/11), a show that explores the routes taken by recent CooperUnion art, architecture and engineering alumni.
The title of the panel takes its name f rom the first line of Audre Lorde's poem "Rites of Passage," which reads "Now rock the boat to a fare-thee-well," and goes on to speak of young people as agents of change as well as witnesses to the pass ing of obsolete ideas.
The political intervention; they will discuss tile principles and methods of their own work, their identities and motivations, and whether using art as a catalyst for change is an ideal or a practical problem.
Moderated by Thomas Micchelli
Friday, February 5, 2010 I 7-9 pm
The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
41 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003