Curators in Conversation: Eugenie Tsai
Wed, Mar 9, 2016 @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Tickets: $12/adult; $8/senior (65+) and students (with valid ID); FREE for MOCA members
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Location: Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre Street, New York, NY
MOCA presents a dynamic new program series that engages Chinese American curators, artists and cultural producers across generations and geographies in critical conversations to deeply investigate the aesthetic concerns, subject matter, and experiences within the Chinese and Asian American cultural community.
The series is moderated by Herb Tam, Curator and Director of Exhibitions at MOCA.
Eugenie Tsai joined the Brooklyn Museum in the fall of 2007 as the John and Barbara Vogelstein Curator of Contemporary Art. With Patrick Amsellem, she organized 21: Selections of Contemporary Art from the Brooklyn Museum, a long-term installation that opened on September 19, 2008. Previously she was Director of Curatorial Affairs at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center in Queens, New York. Prior to Joining P. S. 1 in 2005, she was an independent curator with projects for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Berkeley Museum; and the Princeton University Art Museum. She held several positions at the Whitney Museum of American Art prior to becoming Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs. Among the exhibitions and installations she has organized are the mid-career survey Threshold: Byron Kim, 1990-2004; Robert Smithson, which received the International Association of Art Critics’ first place award for the best monographic exhibition of 2005; and for Princeton University, Shuffling the Deck: The Collection Reconsidered. Dr. Tsai received a B.A. from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.
Upcoming Curators in Conversation:
Curators in Conversation: Christopher Y. Lew
Friday, May 20, 2016 | 6:30pm
Curators in Conversation: Xin Wang
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 6:30pm
Curators in Conversation: Paul Chan
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | 6:30pm
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