Exhibition Spotlight

Thursday, October 22, 2009
More About Pictures, or Appropriation Now More About Pictures, or Appropriation Now

Date + Time

Thursday, October 22, 2009
7:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Using SFMOMA's Candice Breitz exhibition and the 2008 conference "Takeovers and Makeovers: Artistic Appropriation, Fair Use, and Copyright in the Digital Age" at UC Berkeley as starting points, this roundtable conversation takes up appropriation in contemporary art. The discussion is preceded by an artist and curator talk with Breitz and Frieling at 6:30 p.m. Breitz presents a related artist talk at UC Berkeley on Monday, October 19; see http://atc.berkeley.edu/ for details.

Participants

Candice Breitz, artist
Rudolf Frieling, curator of media arts, SFMOMA
Ken Goldberg, artist and craigslist Distinguished Professor of New Media
Anne Wagner, professor of modern and contemporary art and Class of 1936 Chair, Department of History of Art, UC Berkeley

Admission + Ticketing

Free with museum admission; seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Image: Candice Breitz, Mother (composite), 2005; six-channel video installation with sound, 13:15 min.; The West Collection; © Candice Breitz; photo: Alexander Fahl

Copresented with The Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium at UC Berkeley's Center for New Media.