Calendar: Goldman Sachs Presents PAMM Salon Series: Art and Activism

Event Description

Associate Curator María Elena Ortiz welcomes Susan Robeson, writer, documentary filmmaker, and producer, and Dr. Alpesh K. Patel, Associate Professor of Contemporary Art and Theory at Florida International University, for a conversation about art and activism centered around PAMM's exhibition Steve McQueen: End Credits. This video installation presents the extensive, now declassified, archive of American singer, actor and activist, Paul Robeson—Susan Robeson's grandfather. Together, each speaker will share their interest in the relationship between art and activism in connection to the issues illuminated in the video. ​

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Steve McQueen. Still from End Credits, 2012–17. Sequence of digitally scanned files, sound, continuous single projection. Video: 12 hr., 54 min. Audio: 19 hr., 23 min., 49 sec. The exhibition of this work is made possible through a generous loan from the collection of Eric J. Schimmel, Miami Beach; Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York and Paris and Thomas Dane Gallery, London​