Opening Day Exhibition Spotlight

Saturday, November 08, 2008
Panel Discussion: Open Works

Date + Time

Saturday, November 08, 2008
1:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

The Art of Participation proposes that participatory art stems from a notion of indeterminacy — an openness to chance or change. A concept introduced by John Cage in the early 1950s, indeterminacy refers to projects that cannot be completed by the artist's intention or the art object's form alone. Frieling explores this premise in relation to the exhibition. Hershman Leeson, Jeron, and Rubin talk about their own work and how open practices remake histories of performance, video, and mass media.

Participants

Karl Heinz Jeron, artist
Lynn Hershman Leeson, artist
Jon Rubin, artist
Rudolf Frieling, curator, media arts, SFMOMA
Frank Smigiel, associate curator, public programs, SFMOMA

Admission + Ticketing

$10 general; $7 SFMOMA members, students, and seniors. Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

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