Patriarchy Over & Out: Discourse Made Manifest: Corina Apostol and Jasmina Tumbas

Patriarchy Over & Out: Discourse Made Manifest: Corina Apostol and Jasmina Tumbas
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

ICI 401 Broadway Suite 1620
New York, NY 10013
FREE and open to the public

On June 4th join ICI for the launch of Patriarchy Over & Out: Discourse Made Manifest the fifth issue of ArtLeaks Gazette with co-editors Corina Apostol and Jasmina Tumbas. In conversation with ArtLeaks contributors, Ana Grujić, Imani Henry, Betty Yu and Amy Weng we consider queer, trans, feminist, racial, and economic justice through discussion and visual exchange of related materials.

This program, which foregrounds work from Publishing Against the Grain, an ICI traveling exhibition, continues ICI’s practice of bringing elements of our international exhibitions into our New York-based public programs to think together about our shared investments.

One of over twenty-five periodicals included in Publishing Against the Grain, ArtLeaks is exemplary of the exhibition’s premise that slowing down can be a form of intellectual resistance. Patriarchy Over & Out: Discourse Made Manifest with Corina Apostal and Jasmina Tumbas activates the objects within the exhibition and engages with neighboring New York based-art collectives and grassroots organizations sharing similar objectives to that of ArtLeaks discourse. In a roundtable discussion of the publication that relies heavily on audience participation, ICI hopes that this event will engage the collaborative and investigative strategies central to the Publishing Against the Grain exhibition.

This event is free and open to the public. To attend, please RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with PATRIARCHY in the subject line.

This event is accessible to people with mobility disabilities. Please contact ICI for additional accessibility needs.

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.

Image Caption: ArtLeaks, Banners, 2011-2015, “A Real Work of Art” (RAM Gallery, Oslo), 2015

June 4, 2019

ICI 401 Broadway, Suite 1620
New York, NY 10013


Corina L. Apostol

Corina L. Apostol is a curator at the Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia. Previously, she was the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at Creative Time, where she edited (together with Nato Thompson) Making Another World Possible. Recently, she co-curated (with Elvira Dyangani Ose) the 12th Creative Time Summit: “On Archipelagoes and Other Imaginaries,” a convening for thinkers, dreamers, and doers working at the intersection of art and politics. Corina serves as a board member and news editor of SHERA, the Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian and Russian Art and Architecture. Between 2010-2016 she was the Dodge Curatorial Fellow at the Zimmerli Art Museum. Corina obtained her PhD at Rutgers University, where she wrote her dissertation on the work of contemporary artists from Eastern Europe and Russia who created long-term, pedagogical, community-based projects to empower their audiences. She is the co-founder of the seminal activist art and publishing collective ArtLeaks, and editor-in-chief of the ArtLeaks Gazette. She has been longlisted for the Kandinsky Prize (2016) and The Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco Prize (2015).

Jasmina Tumbas

Jasmina Tumbas (PhD, Art History, Duke University) is an Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History and Performance Studies in the Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University at Buffalo and Contributing Editor for ASAP/J. Her teaching and research fields focus on modern and contemporary art history and theory, histories and theories of performance, body and conceptual art, art and activism, feminist art, and critical theory. She is currently finishing her book, I Am Jugoslovenka! A Visual Exegesis of Women’s Emancipation During & After Yugoslav Socialism. Her research has appeared in ArtMargins, Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies, and Art and Documentation/Sztuka i Dokumentacja, Art in America, and Art Monthly, along with being featured in the anthologies Shifting Corporealities in Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility, and Politics, and Performing Arts in the Second Public Sphere. In Buffalo, Tumbas curated Selma Selman’s first U.S. solo show at Dreamland, an exhibition that traveled to Vienna, Austria. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center.

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