“Protocols of Participation” curated by Alexander Nagel and Thomas Crow (Institute of Fine Art - New York University) - “Civic Society and New Patronage” curated by Tom Eccles (CCS Bard College) and Fionn Meade (Bard College and Columbia University)

The Nouveaux Commanditaires (in English, New Protocol) program is a socially engaged initiative created by the artist François Hers and supported by Fondation de France. It allows citizens plagued with societal unrest or the difficult conditions of a developing nation to pair with a contemporary artist who transforms their concern into a work of art. This singular program arranges collaborations between three key players: the artist, the civil society, and the cultural mediator, with the involvement of public and private partners. Doing so, this action attracts internationally acclaimed artists with a variety of different
art practices.

Using the New Protocol as a model, Art & Society anaylizes similar initiatives in the United States. Workshops will introduce the role of mediator within the New Protocol context and consider its significance to the larger curatorial and commissioning field.

April 23, 5:30pm

TALK: Protocols of Participation: Recent Models of Socially Engaged Art in the United-States and Europe
With Creative Time (Laura Raicovich, Nato Thompson) and Nouveaux Commanditaires-Fondation de France (Xavier Douroux, Thérèse Legierse). Moderated by Thomas Crow and Alexander Nagel (Institute of Fine Arts - New York University).
Venue: Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
1 E 78 St, New York, NY 10075

Free entrance.
RSVP required:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Qjjmi2azMQb8Vst1LjhKBla5VVKhdeHPWjH2htoMt1g/viewform
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April 28, 11am - 3pm

WORKSHOP: Civic Society and New Patronage
With Nouveaux Commanditaires-Fondation de France (Xavier Douroux, Thérèse Legierse and Jérôme Poggi) and artists Sven Augustijnen and Camille Henrot. Moderated by Fionn Meade (Bard College and Columbia University) and Tom Eccles (CCS Bard College).
Organized by: CCS Bard
Venue: Bard College, Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Center, Room 103
30 Campus Road, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
Free entrance.
RSVP requested at ccs@bard.edu

Workshop open to CCS Bard faculty and students, as well as the larger Bard College community and public.

ART² : An International Festival of Contemporary Art
Download full program (PDF)


ART² is presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in collaboration with the New York presenters, Institut français, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and FACE. ART² is generously supported by Air France, the Florence Gould Foundation, Fondation de France, Pommery and Van Cleef & Arpels.

Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; CCS Bard New York, NY

ART & SOCIETY

When
April 23 & 28, 2014
Where
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU; CCS Bard
New York, NY

“Protocols of Participation” curated by Alexander Nagel and Thomas Crow (Institute of Fine Art - New York University) - “Civic Society and New Patronage” curated by Tom Eccles (CCS Bard College) and Fionn Meade (Bard College and Columbia University)

The Nouveaux Commanditaires (in English, New Protocol) program is a socially engaged initiative created by the artist François Hers and supported by Fondation de France. It allows citizens plagued with societal unrest or the difficult conditions of a developing nation to pair with a contemporary artist who transforms their concern into a work of art. This singular program arranges collaborations between three key players: the artist, the civil society, and the cultural mediator, with the involvement of public and private partners. Doing so, this action attracts internationally acclaimed artists with a variety of different
art practices.

Using the New Protocol as a model, Art & Society anaylizes similar initiatives in the United States. Workshops will introduce the role of mediator within the New Protocol context and consider its significance to the larger curatorial and commissioning field.

April 23, 5:30pm

TALK: Protocols of Participation: Recent Models of Socially Engaged Art in the United-States and Europe
With Creative Time (Laura Raicovich, Nato Thompson) and Nouveaux Commanditaires-Fondation de France (Xavier Douroux, Thérèse Legierse). Moderated by Thomas Crow and Alexander Nagel (Institute of Fine Arts - New York University).
Venue: Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
1 E 78 St, New York, NY 10075

Free entrance.
RSVP required:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Qjjmi2azMQb8Vst1LjhKBla5VVKhdeHPWjH2htoMt1g/viewform
More information

April 28, 11am - 3pm

WORKSHOP: Civic Society and New Patronage
With Nouveaux Commanditaires-Fondation de France (Xavier Douroux, Thérèse Legierse and Jérôme Poggi) and artists Sven Augustijnen and Camille Henrot. Moderated by Fionn Meade (Bard College and Columbia University) and Tom Eccles (CCS Bard College).
Organized by: CCS Bard
Venue: Bard College, Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Center, Room 103
30 Campus Road, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
Free entrance.
RSVP requested at ccs@bard.edu

Workshop open to CCS Bard faculty and students, as well as the larger Bard College community and public.

ART² : An International Festival of Contemporary Art
Download full program (PDF)


ART² is presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in collaboration with the New York presenters, Institut français, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and FACE. ART² is generously supported by Air France, the Florence Gould Foundation, Fondation de France, Pommery and Van Cleef & Arpels.

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