Organized by the UCLA Department of Art
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Online Exhibition, on display Oct 1.-Oct. 31
The exhibition focuses on the contemporary resonances of the Non-Aligned Movement. We were interested in asking how Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Empire throughout the third world impact contemporary art globally by engaging with how the political project of Non-Alignment finds itself articulated in the aesthetic, formal, social, economic, and political articulations of contemporary art today. The question that arises is, why deal with this movement today, or better, why have the ideas and concepts of this movement seen such a resurgence, and with such prominence in art in the past few years?
The exhibition will “open” (the website will become live & accessible) on October 1st. The website will display the work (sculpture, video, performance, painting) of the 24 participating artists and will be complemented by programming. There will be 4 different panel discussions each centered around a different theme related to Non-Alignment. There will also be a feminist manifesto writing workshop that will meet 3 times throughout October in order to bring together a manifesto for the exhibition.