Event - Dinner Without an Agenda with Raquel de Anda (Offsite)

Dinner Without an Agenda with Raquel de Anda (Offsite)

09.30.14, 7:30 pm

Join Raquel de Anda for a meal and informal discussion at the deservedly famous Sri Pra Phai Thai restaurant: 64-13 39th Ave. in Woodside, near 69th St 7 Train Stop.

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

How does it work?

Answer Raquel de Anda's question: What was the last risk you took in your practice that confronted power? By following this link: https://queensmuseum.wufoo.com/forms/dinner-without-an-agenda-raquel-de-anda/

Please limit your answer to one line!

Submit your answer by September 25th.

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 Raquel de Anda
Raquel de Anda is an independent curator, art writer and creative director based in New York City. From 2003-2010 Raquel served as Associate Curator at Galería de la Raza, a contemporary Latino arts organization in San Francisco, CA. Raquel is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Design and Urban Ecologies at Parsons, The New School while also serving as a member of the arts team for the People's Climate March and managing Mayday Artspace with collaborators Kevin Buckland, Beka Economopoulos, Gan Golan, Rachel Schragis and Oja Vincent. Moving beyond gallery walls, crossing borders and organizing with creative visionaries are of continuous interest.

Recent exhibitions include Traces (Galería de la Raza, San Francisco, CA), The Ripple Effect: Currents of Socially Engaged Art (Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.) and Art in Odd Places intervention festival (14th St., New York, NY). Raquel is a contributor to LatinArt.com and Arts in a Changing America and a 2014 member of the Laundromat Projects Artist and Community Council.

About SriPraPhai Thai Restaurant in Woodside – http://www.yelp.com/biz/sripraphai-thai-restaurant-woodside

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