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Panel Discussion: New York Practice

Aug 1, 2013
6:30–8 pm

New York, NY, USA
ICI Curatorial Hub

401 Broadway, Suite 1620
New York, NY 10013

Meaghan Kent will moderate New York Practice, a panel discussion with artists Noah Becker, Sue de Beer, and Ryan McNamara. The conversation will focus on each individual’s practice through the lens of the panel’s experiences of living in New York City. The panel discussion is in conjunction with the SITE95 annual project, Dead in August.

The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to with NY PRACTICE in the subject field.

About Dead in August (DiA)
Dead in August (DiA) is an exhibition and event series that uses available space in New York to create in-depth projects highlighting New York-based artists. DiA takes advantage of a seemingly down time in New York City and activates it with performances, screenings, and exhibitions. In its third year, the exhibition and events of DiA will take place on the LILAC, located on Pier 25 in TriBeCa, New York. The LILAC is a 1933 steam-powered lighthouse tender that was decommissioned in 1972 and is now a museum ship. The exhibition on the LILAC will comprise site-specific installations by Peter Brock, Maureen Cavanaugh, Naomi Clark/Fort Makers, Myeongsoo Kim, Jordan Rathus, Colette Robbins, Chad Stayrook, Molly Surno, Naama Tsabar, and Byron Westbrook with scheduled events throughout the course of the exhibition. More information on

SITE95 Journals will accompany the exhibition and events of DiA. Journal 02_05 will feature interviews with artists participating in the LILAC exhibition as well as a unique series of photographs of the LILAC by Cary Whittier. Journal 02_06 will include studio conversations with Noah Becker, Sue de Beer, Ryan McNamara, and Doug Ashford. Journals will be available online and in print at all accompanying events.

DiA has been organized by Meaghan Kent with Maureen Cavanaugh, Tyler Gorky, Kaitlin Henderson, Pooja Kakar, and Molly Surno. Further details on DiA, including biographies on each of the artists, can be found at More information on the LILAC is located at Please contact with any questions.


Ryan McNamara

Ryan McNamara creates situation-specific works that collectively form an expanded view of participation within art production.

Meaghan Kent

Meaghan Kent is the Curator of Exhibitions at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood in Florida.

Sue de Beer

Sue de Beer lives and works in New York.

Noah Becker

Noah Becker is Editor-in-Chief of Whitehot Magazine, an online contemporary art magazine he founded in 2006, and has written on contemporary art for numerous publications, including Art in America.

About SITE95

SITE95 is an alternative non-profit organization established to present exhibitions for emerging and established artists in temporary urban locations. Drawing upon available space in major cities, SITE95 will present over five projects per year, each extending up to two months. The impermanent sites create a platform for artists and curators to present innovative ideas in different contexts and allow viewers to experience new work not native to their location. Exhibitions will offer openings, educational talks and tours, screenings, and performances. SITE95 also features the online monthly Journal with contributions by writers, curators, and artists.


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.