Tag: exhibition

Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office

In Spring 2015, artists were invited to produce and perform new work in conversation with the A/P/A Institute at NYU exhibition Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office, an immersive recreation of the Long Island epicenter of the American eugenics movement. Drawing from the exhibition’s reproduced materials, which included eugenics lecture notes, hand-drawn pedigree charts, and …

Nothing Lost in Translation (October 8, 2015-December 11, 2015)

Copresented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, and the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) Curated by Paul Tran (A/P/A Graduate Archives Scholar), Jason Tseng (GAPIMNY), and Dennis Chin (GAPIMNY) Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives* Bobst Library, 10th …

Remembering SlutForArt: Tseng Kwong Chi

A conversation and screening on Dance, Performance, and Art with Muna Tseng, Ping Chong, and Bill T. Jones moderated by Karen Shimakawa 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 …

NYC Day of Remembrance 2015

A Tribute to Yuri Kochiyama & the Leaders of the Redress Movement in New York The NY Day of Remembrance Committee invites you to a Tribute to Yuri Kochiyama & the leaders of the redress movement in New York. The program will feature: Panel of redress activists Days of Remembrance, Remembered, a photo exhibition by …

First Saturday at A/P/A

Join curators of Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office for the final First Saturday before the installation closes on March 13. The gallery will be open, Haunted Files on view, and curators available to answer your questions. No reservations required. Noah Fuller is co-curator of Haunted Files. He is a curator and artist working in …

First Saturday at A/P/A

Join curators of Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office for the first First Saturday of 2015. The gallery will be open, Haunted Files on view, and curators available to answer your questions. No reservations required. Noah Fuller is co-curator of Haunted Files. He is a curator and artist working in Brooklyn and an inaugural member …

Second Saturday at A/P/A

Join curators of Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office for the final Second Saturday of 2014. The gallery will be open, Haunted Files on view, and curators available to answer your questions. No reservations required. This is also a great chance to drop by “The Normal”: Images from the Haunted Files of Eugenics, before it …

Return of the Unfit: A Gathering to Locate, Challenge, & Exorcise Our Eugenic Ghosts

From mass sterilization to mass incarceration; quota-based immigration restrictions to a regime of border militarization—how do the dubious hierarchies of ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and ability, greatly shaped by early 20th century eugenics research, continue to be re-crafted and re-deployed? Artists, activists, and academics join forces to trace the lineages of American nativism, racism, and …

Tour of “The Normal”: Images from the Haunted Files of Eugenics

From private biases to public policies, how far have we come from eugenics-era America? “The Normal”: Images from the Haunted Files of Eugenics re-presents images from the US eugenics movement to ask this question and place contemporary discourse around racism, immigration, reproductive rights, and disability in historical context. Once exhibited at museums and state fairs …

A Haunted Walking Tour

Join the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs for an exclusive walking tour of the Haunted Files. Experience the recreated Eugenics Record Office and the accompanying installation of eugenics-related propaganda, “The Normal”, which both transport you to the US eugenics era. Access thousands of files, records of correspondence, and …