Locust Projects is pleased to announce its fourth year of Locust Talks, a lecture series that hosts visiting directors and curators from innovative institutions across the country and internationally for public lectures at the gallery space followed by individual studio visits with local artists, fostering a rigorous critical dialogue about art in the community.
Launched in 2013, the Locust Talks program has hosted participants such as Anne Pasternak, President and Artistic Director, Creative Time, New York, NY; Lauri Firstenberg, Director and Chief Curator of LAXART; Fairfax Dorn, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX; 2014 participants included: Peter Eleey, Curator, MOMA PS1, Long Island City, NY; Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, ICA Boston, Boston, MA; Louis Grachos, Ernest and Sarah Butler Executive Director, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX; Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director and Head of Exhibitions and Public Programs, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; Franklin Sirmans, Terri and Michael Smooke Department Head and Curator of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Tina Kukielski, Co-Curator of the 2013 Carnegie International and Curator of the Hillman Photography Initiative, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.
Locust Talks is made possible with support from:
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the Florida Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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