Public Program:
Out of Context Symposium
October 21 2009
12:15 p.m.: Welcome

12:30-2 p.m.: The Museum as Hub in Public: Past, Present, Future This panel will recount the history of the Museum as Hub initiative, evaluate its original goals, and address how the Museum as Hub network can be structured in different institutional and geographical contexts in the future. Museum as Hub programs and exhibitions including In and Out of Context (New Museum) and “Unconquered: Critical Visions from South Korea” (Insa Art Space/Arko Art Center at the Museo Tamayo) will be discussed, as well as the possibilities for future manifestations that support the evolution of the Museum as Hub. Panelists: Annie Fletcher, Eungie Joo, Heejin Kim, Tobias Ostrander, Daniela Pérez, and William Wells.

Moderator: Amy Mackie

2-3:30 p.m.: LUNCH BREAK

3:30-5:30 p.m.: Local Urgencies/Productive Distances Panelists will give presentations on their respective programs with particular attention to the differing realities and necessities of their organizations and how they might be shaped or even defined by local demands and urgencies. Panelists will also consider how expanded networks and information exchange can provide useful input and allow for experimental approaches to exhibitions and public programs.

Panelists: Marilyn Douala Bell, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Claire Hsu, Heejin Kim, and Maria Lind.

Moderator: Eungie Joo

Courtesy the Artist and New Museum