Video Archive Visiting Artist Lectures

Spring 2022

February 9, 2022 7PM

Parsons Fine Arts Alumni Panel

The Fine Arts Department invites you to join this Wednesday, February 9th at 7pm for a panel discussion featuring three MFA and BFA Fine Arts alumni….

March 2, 2022 7PM

Sadie Barnette

Sadie Barnette (b. 1984, Oakland, CA) uses installation, sculpture, photography, wallpaper and large-scale drawing to examine the artist’s familial legacy. Employing archival material compiled by…

April 13, 2022 7PM

Rasheedah Phillips/Black Quantum Futurism

Rasheedah Phillips/Black Quantum Futurism Co-sponsored by Vera List Center for Art and Politics Rasheedah Phillips is a queer Philadelphia-based public interest attorney, mother, interdisciplinary artist, and…

April 27, 2022 7PM

Brie Ruais

  Brie Ruais [b. 1982, Southern California] lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She received her MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts…

Fall 2021

September 22, 2021 7PM

MFA Fine Arts Alumni Panel

The Fine Arts Department invites you to join this Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 at 7:00 pm EST,  for a panel discussion featuring MFA Fine Arts…

September 29, 2021 7PM

Khalil Robert Irving

Kahlil Robert Irving (b. 1992, San Diego, CA) He attended the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art, Washington University in St. Louis (MFA Fellow, 2017);…

October 13, 2021 7PM

Maria Fernanda Cardoso

  Maria Fernanda Cardoso (b. 1963) Colombian born, Sydney-based artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso’s practice reveals the wonder, beauty and complexity of other life forms, with…

October 27, 2021 7PM

Jen Liu

  Jen Liu is a New York-based artist working on topics of labor biopolitics, feminist mutation, and the re-motivating of archival artifacts. In her current…

November 3, 2021 7PM

Devan Shimoyama

Devan Shimoyama is a visual artist whose work explores depictions of the Black, queer, male body through the media of painting, sculpture, printmaking, and installation….

November 10, 2021 7PM

Melanie Hoff

Melanie Hoff is an artist and educator examining the role technology plays in social organization and reinforcing hegemonic structures. Their work re-codes conventions of norms, interfaces,…

November 17, 2021 7PM

Ronny Quevedo

Ronny Quevedo works in a variety of mediums including sculpture and drawing. His work “posits profound interconnections between the circular movements engendered by sport and…

December 1, 2021 7PM

Yto Barrada

  Yto Barrada is a Moroccan-French, NYC-based artist known for a body of work that mines historical figures, sites and situations for artistic material. Her…

Spring 2021

Fall 2020

September 9, 2020 3PM

Theresa Chromati

Theresa Chromati (b. 1992) has garnered critical and institutional attention for figurative paintings that burst with color and texture as they deploy abstraction to explore…

September 23, 2020 3PM

Ernesto Pujol

Social choreographer Ernesto Pujol creates durational group performances as public portraits of peoples and places that are haunted by the past, face challenging issues at…

October 7, 2020 3PM

Guadalupe Rosales

Los Angeles-based Guadalupe Rosales (b. 1980,  CA) is the founder and operator of Veteranas & Rucas and Map Pointz, two digital archives  accessible through Instagram….

October 21, 2020 3PM

Hồng-Ân Trương

Hồng-Ân Trương is an artist who uses photography, video, and sound to explore immigrant, refugee, and decolonial narratives and subjectivities. She was awarded a Guggenheim…

November 18, 2020 3PM

Ekene Ijeoma

Ekene Ijeoma is an artist, professor at MIT, and the founder and director of the Poetic Justice group at MIT Media Lab. Through both his…

December 2, 2020 3PM

Dario Robleto

Dario Robleto is a transdisciplinary artist, citizen-scientist, researcher, writer and teacher based in Houston, Texas. Throughout his twenty-year career, Robleto has sought to cultivate rigorous,…

Spring 2020

February 26, 2020 7PM

Indira Allegra

Indira Allegra is re-imagining what a memorial can feel like, the scale on which it can exist and how it can function. Deeply informed by…

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

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Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

February 8, 2017 6:30PM

PAF Panel: Commercial Break

Public urban space is increasingly shaped by the display of visual information. Over the last decade alone, modes of advertising have developed alongside technological advances…

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

February 2, 2015 10AM


Using simple and functional components, Zimoun builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Exploring mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems, his installations incorporate commonplace industrial objects….

Fall 2014

September 10, 2014 6:30PM

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School: Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons is internationally recognized as one of the most significant and influential artists working today. For the past 35 years he has examined the…

September 17, 2014 7PM

Basim Magdy

Basim Magdy was born in Assiut, Egypt in 1977. He currently lives and works in Basel, Switzerland and Cairo. His work has recently appeared group…

October 1, 2014 7PM

Dread Scott

Dread Scott is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is exhibited across the US and internationally. For three decades he has made work that encourages viewers…

October 8, 2014 7PM

Sean Lowry

Sean Lowry is a Sydney-based artist, musician and writer. Lowry holds a PhD in Visual Arts from The University of Sydney and teaches in the…

October 15, 2014 7PM

Ken Lum

Ken Lum is an artist born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He presently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he is a Professor in the School…

October 22, 2014 6:30PM

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School: Abraham Cruzvillegas

Abraham Cruzvillegas is one of the most important conceptual artists of his generation to come from the vibrant art scene in Mexico City. For his…

October 27, 2014 10AM

Ella Condon

Parsons Fine Arts program is pleased to announce the inaugural alumni visiting artists series MOMENTUM. Featuring exchange student alumni, and emerging fine arts visiting artist…

October 29, 2014 7PM

Mary Miss

Mary Miss has reshaped the boundaries between sculpture, architecture, landscape design and installation art by articulating a vision of the public sphere where it is…

November 5, 2014 7PM

Edgar Arceneaux

Born in 1972, Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Edgar Arceneaux received a BFA from the Art Center College of Design and an MFA from the…

November 12, 2014 6:30PM

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School: Sam Falls

Sam Falls creates sculptures, fabric works, and paintings that combine his interest in the history of minimalist sculpture with an experimentation of process and materials….

December 3, 2014 7PM

Lucy Raven

Lucy Raven is an artist based in New York. She works primarily with animation and the moving image. Her movies and installations have been shown…

November 19, 2015 7PM

Rochelle Feinstein

Rochelle Feinstein’s works often weave together her own subjectivity with historical and vernacular associations, an expansive painting lexicon, and the mythologies and matter of popular…

Spring 2014

February 5, 2014 7PM

Jill Magid

Brooklyn-based, artist and writer Jill Magid forms intimate relationships with systems of power, including police, military, secret service, corporations, and CCTV surveillance. For Magid, power…

February 6, 2014 7PM

Rashaad Newsome

Rashaad Newsome’s work is hinged on the sampling and the recontextualizing, of contemporary cultural elements in traditional frameworks. Using the equalizing force of sampling, he…

February 19, 2014 7PM

Karin Sander

Karin Sander (born in 1957), lives and works in Berlin (Germany) and Zurich (Switzerland). Working with installation, sculpture, photography, new technologies and other media, her…

February 26, 2014 7PM

Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen’s work deliberately blurs lines between science, contemporary art, journalism, and other disciplines to construct unfamiliar, yet meticulously researched ways to see and interpret…

March 3, 2014 6PM

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School: Tatiana Trouvé

Tatiana Trouvé (b. 1968, Cosenza, Italy) lives and works in Paris. Recent solo exhibitions include Double Bind at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2007); 4 Between…

March 5, 2014 7PM

Odili Donald Odita

Born in Enugu Nigeria, lives and works in Philadelphia/New York. Odili Donald Odita received an MFA from Bennington College, Vermont (1990), BFA (with Distinction, Excellence…

April 2, 2014 7PM

Shadi Habib Allah

Born in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1977, received a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in 2003 and an MFA from Columbia University in…

April 9, 2014 7PM

Ashley Hunt

Ashley Hunt uses video, photography and writing to engage the ideas of social movements, modes of learning and public speech. His work is often concerned…

April 16, 2014 7PM

Kira Lynn Harris

An artist whose work creates an intersection between space, light, architecture, science fiction and theephemeral, Kira Lynn Harris is known primarily for her large scale…

April 23, 2014 6:30PM

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School: Sam Durant

Sam Durant is a multimedia artist whose works engage a variety of social, political, and cultural issues. Often referencing American history, his work explores the…

April 30, 2014 7PM

Anoka Faruqee

Anoka Faruqee is a painter who lives and works in New Haven, and Brooklyn. She has exhibited in the US and abroad, including the PS1…

May 7, 2014 6:30PM

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School: Katerina Grosse

Katerina Grosse, born 1961 in Freiburg/Breisgau, lives and works in Berlin / 2000 – 2010 Professor at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee / since Oct. 2010 Professor…

March 12, 2015 7PM

Katrin Sigurdardóttir

In her work, Katrin Sigurdardóttir explores the way physical structures and boundaries define our perception. Through unexpected shifts in scale, she examines distance and memory…

Spring 2013

January 30, 2013 7PM

LaToya Ruby Frazier

Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, New York, NY 10011 Photographer and media artist LaToya Ruby Frazier uses the conventions of social documentary…

February 6, 2013 7PM

Mierle Laderman Ukeles

Mierle Laderman Ukeles, born in 1939 in Denver, Colorado, is “madly in love” with the public domain and public culture and, as a result, nearly…

February 15, 2013 7PM

Johan Grimonprez

Named one of the top 50 filmmakers, Johan Grimonprez’s award winning films include dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y (1997) and Double Take (2009). Traveling the main festival circuit from the Berlinale to Sundance,…

February 21, 2013 7PM

Julie Ault

Julie Ault is an artist, curator, editor, and writer who works both independently and in temporary and enduring collaborative constellations. She often assumes curatorial and editorial roles as…

February 27, 2013 7PM

Paula Hayes

Paula Hayes (born 1958 in Concord, Massachusetts) is an American visual artist and designer who works with sculpture, drawing, installation art, botany, and landscape design….

March 6, 2013 7PM

Wu Tsang

WU TSANG is a Los Angeles based artist and filmmaker. His artworks and performances have been presented at the 2012 Whitney Biennial and New Museum…

March 13, 2013 7PM

Hans Haacke

Hans Haacke was born in Cologne, Germany, in 1936. He has lived in New York since 1965. He has been awarded numerous prizes for his…

March 20, 2013 7PM

Jack Whitten

Jack Whitten (b.1939) began his earliest experiments in painting during the 1960s by creating dynamic works inspired by Abstract Expressionism. Born and raised in Bessemer,…

April 3, 2013 7PM

Martin Kersels

Martin Kersels was born in Los Angeles. He attended UCLA for both his undergraduate and graduate educations, receiving a BA in art in 1984 and…

April 10, 2013 7PM

Dolores Zinny

Dolores Zinny (born 1968) is part of the collaborative duo Zinny Maidagan. She studied Fine Arts at the UNR of Rosario and attended the Whitney…

April 17, 2013 7PM

Nayland Blake

Nayland Blake is an artist, writer and educator. Born in New York Hospital in 1960, he currently resides in Brooklyn. He is represented by Matthew Marks Gallery,…

April 24, 2013 7PM

Pedro Lasch

Pedro Lasch was born and raised in Mexico City. He divides his time between Durham (NC), where he teaches art, art theory, and visual studies at Duke…

May 1, 2013 7PM

Fia Backstrom

Fia Backström’s work is based in questions on collective formation and the fabric of the social bond, as worked through image production, pedagogical models, and…