“Transforming Assembly” May 8–12, 2012 @ James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center

Students of all ages from across New York City will come together to celebrate access to public education, in collaboration with Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency’s exhibition Common Assembly. Through physical and digital archiving, printmaking, collaborative mapping, film and new media, poetry, performance, and anthropological field notes, participants will open alternative spaces for assembly and pedagogy.

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The James Gallery, the General Assembly of the Graduate Center, OpenCUNY, and the Center for the Humanities invite you to “Transforming Assembly,” a week-long collaborative installation curated by students of the City University of New York in collaboration with the James Gallery artists in residence, Decolonizing Architecture.
High school, undergraduate, and graduate students from across the city will celebrate access to public education. Through physical and digital archiving, printmaking, collaborative mapping, film and new media, as well as performative readings of poetry and anthropological field notes, participants will open an alternative space of assembly.

(times and dates subject to change)

TUESDAY (gallery open to the public 12-8):

12-5 — Installation of May 1 archive, collaborative projects, ephemera, etc.
5-8 — Interference Archive / OccuPrint presentation / Exhibit opening reception!

WEDNESDAY (open to the public 12-8):

12-4 — Grade-In
2-4 — OpenCUNY / Open Access
4-6 — Students United for a Free CUNY zine launch
6-8 — poetry and zine launch: Marginalia

THURSDAY (open to the public 12-6):

2-4 — Film Screening

FRIDAY (Open to the public 12-6):

12-6 — High School art installation

SATURDAY (Open to the public 12-6):

12-6 — Occupy Data workshop
3-5 — Radical Pedagogy forum

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