Bouchra Khalili events in NYC this month
2019-2020 Fellow and artist Bouchra Khalili will be in New York this month for events at the New Museum and at Cooper Union.
THE NEW MUSEUM
The Tempest Society
October 19th | 3p.m.
This is the US premiere of The Tempest Society (2017). Commissioned and first show at documenta 14 (Athens) this work illuminates the Al-Assifa (Arabic for “The Tempest”), a little known North African immigrant worker and French student theater group active from 1972-1978 in Paris. Khalili will also present the recent publication, The Tempest Society, with curator and writer Omar Berrad.
Calling the Ghosts: On Bearing Witness to the Future
October 22nd | 7p.m.
Part of the Intra-Disciplinary Seminar series Open Society Foundations, Khalili will deliver a lecture on her work that expands upon important questions of her artistic practice.