Tseng Kwong Chi Retrospective: Guided Tour & Discussion with Muna Tseng, Pato Hebert and Alex Fialho
Saturday, April 25, 3.30 PM – 5:00 PM | Free
Grey Art Gallery, New York University
100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003
On the opening weekend of “Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera,” the first major solo museum exhibition of the work of Tseng Kwong Chi, Muna Tseng, choreographer-dancer, sister of Tseng Kwong Chi, and trustee of his estate; Pato Hebert, Associate Arts Professor of Art & Public Policy (TSOA), NYU; and Alex Fialho, Programs Manager, Visual AIDS will lead a guided tour and discussion of the exhibition, discussing Tseng Kwong Chi’s provocative life and performance-based photography.
Co-sponsored by Visual AIDS and NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.
Remembering SlutForArt: Tseng Kwong Chi
Friday, May 1, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Free | RSVP
NYU Cantor Film Center, Theater 101
36 East 8th Street, New York, NY 10003
Please join us for a special conversation and screening on dance, performance, and art with Ping Chong, artist; Bill T. Jones, dancer-choreographer; and Muna Tseng, dancer-choreographer, sister of Tseng Kwong Chi and trustee of his estate, moderated by Karen Shimakawa, associate professor and chair of Performance Studies, TSOA, NYU. The event will begin with an excerpt of the performance SlutForArt a.k.a.Ambiguous Ambassador and 98.6: A Convergence in 15 Minutes choreographed and performed by Muna Tseng and conceived and directed by Ping Chong. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Tseng and Chong with Bill T. Jones.
This will be a unique opportunity to peer into Tseng Kwong Chi’s artistic collaboration with Jones and Keith Haring on the famous Body Painting photographs taken in 1983, which will be on view at the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera from April 21 through July 11. Jones will be sharing little seen footage of the artists working together with Haring.
Co-sponsored by A/P/A Institute at NYU and NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.