Dada: Here and Now Visual Arts Symposium

Through Jun 1st

Free Admission

To complement the 2016 Festival visual arts exhibition “Dada: Here & Now,” is a three-day series of film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, curator’s talks and performance installations. See below for the schedule.

Part 1 Saturday, May 28; Southside Theater, Gallery 308 and Cowell Theater Lobby:
12:00pm – 2:00pm Film Screenings presented by Tom Dunn
2:15pm – 3:15pm Panel Discussion featuring Tom Dunn and Christopher Squier
3:30pm – 4:00pm Curator Walk #1 with Hanna Regev and Matt McKinley (convene in Gallery 308)

Part 2 Sunday, May 29, Gallery 308:
12:00pm – 12:30pm Self Guided Viewing of the ‘Dada Here & Now’ exhibit
12:30pm – 1:30pm Curator Walk #2 with Hanna Regev and Matt McKinley
1:30pm – 3:00pm Performances by Jasper Patterson, “Art Riot!: Dada and Mass Schizophrenia;” also Ros Salters Acosta and Maria T. Allocco present “At War With Language,” a viewing of Tim Roseborough’s digital work “I Am Not Human, But You Are” and a viewing of Nathalie Brilliant with Living Compositions.

Part 3 Wednesday, June 1, Gallery 308:
6pm – self guided tour of the ‘Dada Here & Now’ exhibit
6:30pm – “At War With Language” performance by Rosalyn Acosta
7 – 9pm: a critical assessment of Dada as a protest movement with an anti-establishment manifesto that casts long shadows. Panelists John Held Jr and Jasper Patterson will examine the long history of anti art sentiments, movements and manifestations as related to today’s generation of Dada-influenced creatives.

These performances are hosted by Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival, which runs from May 19 – June 5 exclusively at FMCAC. The Festival features over 100 performances by 50 different ensembles, as well as an expansive arts exhibition celebrating 100 years of the Dada Movement. Get discounts on tickets to see multiple shows at the Festival by buying a Festival pass. More details HERE.

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