Join us for the opening reception for the exhibitions Zhang Hongtu and Catalyst: New Projects by Meredith James, Kameelah Rasheed, and Casey Tang.
3:30-4pm: Play table tennis on Zhang Hongtu’s piece Ping Pong Mao with Champion Player Tahl Leibovitz
Leibovitz has won the Gold Medal in the Para Pan Am games and is Queens resident. Estee Ackerman is now ranked 6th for Cadet girls (15 years and under) for table tennis in the United States. They will demonstrate their skills on Ping Pong Mao, Zhang Hongtu’s signature piece in which an image of Chairman Mao has been cut out of a ping pong table, as well as a conventional table. Leibovitz will also announce an upcoming Ping Pong Mao table tennis competition on November 21, 2015 in which he will act as Master of Ceremonies.
4pm: Zhang Hongtu Gallery Tour with exhibition curator Luchia Meihua Lee
5pm: Catalyst Curatorial Walkthrough and Artist Discussion with Director of Exhibitions Hitomi Iwasaki
Queens Museum Director of Exhibitions Hitomi Iwasaki leads an exhibition tour and discussion with the artists about the evolution of their Jerome Fellowship Projects on view.
There will be a shuttle from Willets Point/CitiField Stop and the Queens Museum between 2:30-6:30pm.
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