Curating Performance

The Department of Performance Studies presents the Fourth Annual Curating Symposium: Curating Performance The final panel, "Curating Utopia" is dedicated to a consideration of José Muñoz's ongoing impact on art practices and curating. Panelists include Barbara Browning, Nao Bustamante, Miguel Gutierrez, and Fred Moten with Ann Pellegrini as the moderator. 

This event will be followed by a book launch and celebration with NYU Press for the 10th Anniversary Edition of José Muñoz's “Cruising Utopia.” 

The following schedule is subject to change. Check back for updates.


10:30am – 12:00pm
Indigeneity and Curation: André Lepecki, Chair / Jane Anderson, Emily Johnson, Jordan Wilson 

12:00pm – 1:00pm

1:00pm – 2:30pm
Performance / Video: Malik Gaines, Chair / Alhena Katsof, Alexandro Segade, Christina Yang

2:30pm – 4:00pm
Gynarchivism: Barbara Browning, Chair / Julietta Singh, Olivia Gagnon, Sarah Richter

4:00pm – 5:30pm
Image as Performance: Allen S. Weiss, Chair / Wafaa Bilal, Isolde Brielmeier, Lorie Novak, Deb Willis

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Curating Queer Futurity: Artists Cruising Utopia with José Esteban Muñoz: Ann Pellegrini, Chair / Barbara Browning, Nao Bustamante, Miguel Gutierrez, Fred Moten

7:00pm – 8:00pm
Reception & Book Launch