Event - Dinner Without an Agenda with Prem Krishnamurthy (Offsite)

Dinner Without an Agenda with Prem Krishnamurthy (Offsite)

02.17.15, 7:30 pm


The Queens Museum’s Open A.I.R. Artist Services Program invites you to join designer and curator Prem Krishnamurthy for a meal and informal discussion at Turkish Grill.

Location: Turkish Grill, 42-03 Queens Blvd in Sunnyside, NY, near the 40th St. 7 Train Stop.

We believe that informal no-agenda meetings can be incredibly fruitful and generative for artists. Come ask questions, discuss your work, and share a delicious meal with designer and curator Prem Krishnamurthy and 9 other artists.

How does it work?

Answer Prem Krishnamurthy’s question: What is your relationship to the idea of change? On a personal, professional and political level?

By following this link:https://queensmuseum.wufoo.com/forms/dinner-without-an-agenda-with-prem-krishnamurthy/

Please limit your answer to one line!

Submit your answer by January 22nd.

10 artists will be chosen based on their answers.

The event is free, appetizers are on us, but you will have to pay for your own drinks and entrees!

About Prem Krishnamurthy
Prem Krishnamurthy is a New York-based designer and curator. As a founding principal of award-winning design studio Project Projects, he has collaborated with clients including the Art Institute of Chicago, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Bozar Brussels, Guggenheim Museum, Harvard University, Istanbul Design Biennial, The Jewish Museum, M+ Museum (Hong Kong), MoMA, RISD Museum, SALT Istanbul, Vera List Center for Art & Politics, Whitney Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, and others. Project Projects is a two-time finalist for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum’s National Design Awards, the nation’s highest award for design. Prem is also the director/curator of P!, a multidisciplinary exhibition space and gallery in New York City’s Chinatown. Since opening in September 2012, P!’s exhibitions with Åbäke, Mel Bochner, Judith Barry, Katarina Burin, Heman Chong, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Leslie Hewitt, Karel Martens, Moniker, Brian O”€˜Doherty, Sarah Oppenheimer, Amie Siegel, Société Réaliste, Philippe Van Snick, Wong Kit Yi, The Yams Collective, and others have been covered by publications such as Artforum, Frieze, Art in America, ArtReview, Design Observer, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal. He has edited books including MATRIX / Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art (with Elizabeth Thomas) and Speculating on Change (with Vyjayanthi Rao and Carin Kuoni, forthcoming from Duke University Press in 2015). Prem is the Associate Editor of the art journal Paper Monument and serves on the Board of Directors of the online journal Triple Canopy. He is on faculty at the Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, where he focuses on the intersections of design and curatorial practice.

About Open A.I.R. Artist Services Program
The expanded Queens Museum features a new, expanded slate of artist services, including a brand new Studio Program, with professional development features and a networking Lecture Series that draws on human resources at the Queens Museum. Open A.I.R. programs will offer professional development topics targeted specifically to all interested emerging artists.

Open A.I.R. is made possible by a generous grant from The Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund. Additional support provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Questions? Email sjmo@queensmuseum.org