Future Talk Now: Learning from New Orleans, the Western Balkans, and Acre, Brazil with Carlos Basualdo and Marjetica Potrc.
Environmental sustainability has been the subject of much discussion recently. The Slovenian artist and architect Marjetica Potrc has explored and applied this concept for many years, in her artworks, museum exhibitions, and on-site interventions around the world. In an intimate conversation, the renowned curator Carlos Basualdo will introduce the artistic oeuvre of Potrc, a newly appointed Vera List Center Fellow with whom he has collaborated on several projects- The New School
Carlos Basualdo is the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and an Adjunct Professor at the IUAV University in Venice, Italy. He served as a member of the 2002 curatorial team of Documenta 11 in Kassel, was the Director of the International Program at Apex Art Curatorial Program in New York City, and was a co-founder (with Hans Ulrich Obrist) of the Union of the Imaginary, an online forum for the discussion of issues pertaining to curatorial practice. He is a regular contributor to Artforum and Artnexus and a member of the editorial board of Atlantica and ARCO Noticias.
Marjetica Potrc is a Ljubljana-based artist and architect. Her work has been featured in exhibitions throughout Europe and the Americas, including the Sao Paulo Biennial in Brazil (1996 and 2006); Skulptur. Projekte in Muenster, Germany (1997); The Structure of Survival at the Venice Biennial (2003); and FarSites at the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA (2005).
She has had solo shows at the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2001); the Max Protetch Gallery, New York (2002 and 2005); the Nordenhake Gallery in Berlin (2003 and 2007); the PBICA in Lake Worth, Florida (2003); the MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts (2004); the Portikus in Frankfurt/Main, Germany (2006); and The Curve, Barbican Art Galleries in London (2007).