Current Events

Bodies at the Borders Symposium, organized by Carlos Motta and Rachel Nelson, January 24-25 Carlos Motta, We Got Each Other’s Back—Chapter 1: Narrative Shifter: A Portrait of Julio Salgado, on view as part of Soft Power at SFMOMA through February 17, 2020.
Bodies at the Borders Symposium, organized by Carlos Motta and Rachel Nelson, January 24-25

Bodies at the Borders is a two-day symposium addressing issues of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, and race as they intersect with the geopolitics of borders. The symposium will take place at SFMOMA and University of California, Santa Cruz, January 24-25, 2020.

LASER Talks, February 19 Image courtesy of Madeline Andrews, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute
LASER Talks, February 19

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is an international program bringing together artists, scientists, and scholars for presentations and conversations. LASER Talks are a program of the Leonardo International Society for Art, Science, and Technology (ISAST). Join us at 7 p.m.

Traction: Art Talk with Walid Raad, March 4 Walid Raad
Traction: Art Talk with Walid Raad, March 4

Walid Raad is an internationally renowned contemporary media artist.

Traction: Art Talk with Tony Cokes, May 28 Tony Cokes, Evil, 2003, digital video, 10 min. 56 sec. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Scott Pagano.
Traction: Art Talk with Tony Cokes, May 28

For nearly three decades, video artist Tony Cokes has been engaged in a thorough examination of the uses of sound and image by forms of popular culture and mass entertainment.