Fall Conversations: Artists on Archives

Presented in partnership with the Grey Art Gallery NYU and The Brooklyn Rail, this series of panel discussions explored the relevance and influence of archives to creative process and contemporary art-making. The conversations engaged how archive research inspires specific projects and the ways in which artists explore their own archives for continuity, consistency, and inspiration.

October 1, 2019, 6:30pm
The Abby Weed Grey Archive: Yesterday’s Passion as Contemporary Inspiration
Silver Center, Room 300, 32 Waverly Place, New York, NY

Hadieh Shafie and Hamed Yousefi
Moderated by Susan Hapgood, Executive Director, International Studio and Curatorial Program

Co-sponsored by the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, in conjunction with Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection, exhibition on view at the Grey, September 10 – December 7, 2019.


October 22, 2019, 7:00pm
Archival Resources: Self-Made, Discovered, Inherited
The Brooklyn Rail
253 36th Street, Suite C304, Brooklyn, NY

Sara Cwynar, Walton Ford, and Mira Friedlaender
Moderated by Phong Bui, Co-Founder and Artistic Director, The Brooklyn Rail, and Jennifer Gross, Executive Director, Hauser & Wirth Institute


Reservations are required.  For more information please email info@hauserwirthinstitute.org.