Excursus II: Past Events

Sunday
March 25
@ 2pm

The World Game Achieve world peace. Join us at the ICA to learn about The World Game in this participatory event with Medard Gabel, author and co-founder with Buckminster Fuller of the World Game Institute in 1972. For more on Medard Gabel please see www.bigpicturesmallworld.com.

Saturday
March 24
@ 2pm

Please join ICA Senior Curator Ingrid Schaffner, editor Susan Morgan, artist Thomas Lawson, architect Peter de Bretteville, Architectural Archives curator William Whitaker, and special guests to celebrate East of Borneo’s inaugural publication, Piecing Together Los Angeles: An Esther McCoy Reader, the first collection of writings by this seminal chronicler of Southern California modernism, and ICA’s latest exhibition catalogue, Anne Tyng: Inhabiting Geometry, which explores the potential of geometry in Tyng’s architecture and teaching.

Sunday
March 18
@ 3pm

An open discussion about culture and the built environment. Over the course of two meetings I AM A MONUMENT will read and discuss the seminal Learning From Las Vegas and related texts to ask current questions about cities, society and art. Contact Becket to join: bflanner@ica.upenn.edu

Saturday
March 17
@ 2pm

Have a cup of tea and join PhD student Marina Isgro for a conversation about platforms of artistic collaboration and negotiating relationships to artistic peers and precedents in the ICA exhibition First Among Equals, currently on view in the ICA ground floor gallery.

Sunday
March 11
@ 3pm

An open discussion about culture and the built environment. Over the course of two meetings I AM A MONUMENT will read and discuss the seminal Learning From Las Vegas and related texts to ask current questions about cities, society and art. Contact Becket to join: bflanner@ica.upenn.edu

Saturday
March 10
@ 2pm

Please join us at ICA to learn about the educational philosophy and practices of the Barnes Foundation, aka “the Barnes Method,” and the twenty-first century models it has inspired with the Foundation’s Director of Education, Blake Bradford.

Wednesday
Feb. 29
@ 2pm

Join Leslie Friedman, University of the Arts graduate students, and ICA’s Whitney-Lauder Curatorial Fellow Jennifer Burris for a roundtable discussion of artist Mary Kelly’s essay “On Fidelity: Art, Politics, Passion, and Event.” The Conversation will precede Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen’s 1967: A People Kind of Place at 6:30pm in ICA’s auditorium.

Wednesday
Feb. 22
@ 6:30pm

Join UC Berkeley PhD candidate Erica Levin for a screening and discussion of the revolutionary potential of image and text in short silent ciné-tracts produced in the wake of May 1968 by filmmakers such as Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, and Alain Resnais.

Sunday
Feb. 5
@ 2pm

“What is the relationship between art and artists to 21st century movements for social change?” Help answer this question by participating in an open forum organized by The Nicola Midnight St. Clair, Lead-from-Somewhere: Artist, Art, and Contemporary Civic Action.

Saturday
Feb. 4
@ 2pm

Have a cup of tea and join Penn PhD student Charlotte Ickes for a discussion about the role of sound in the ICA exhibitions Jennifer Bolande Landmarks and Living Document/Naked Reality: Towards an Archival Cinema, currently on view in the ICA galleries.

Wednesday
Jan. 25
@ 6:30pm

Celebrate the opening of Excursus II: East of Borneo with a presentation by East of Borneo founders Thomas Lawson and Stacey Allan that delves into histories of radical arts pedagogy in California in the 1970s, counter education, the archive, and online publishing. Followed by a reception in the installation.