Events organized in conjunction with Natascha Sadr Haghighian's exhibition Fruits of One's Labor:
Thursday July 15, 3pm at the Museum of American Finance, 48 Wall Street, New York
This accompanying event at the Museum of American Finance
examines the culture and various symbolism's
of the financial system and gives participants the chance to discuss
ideas of currency value, money circulation, share trading and the credit crisis within a former market place.
Founded in 1988 and housed in the former Bank of New York headquarters, the museum is
an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
A tour of highlights in the permanent exhibition of the museum will be led by Leena Akhtar, the curator of the museum.
To participate in this free event please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, July 8, 7pm
Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building
5 East 3rd Street (between Bowery and 2nd Ave)
“I Know it When I See It: Financial Reform and Proprietary Trading”
by Robert Wosnitzer,
PHD candidate, media culture & communication, New York University
and Research fellow, Cultures of finance, Institute for Public Knowledge
This talk will address the question of how is the financial reform legislation framed, and how might that frame be imagined to perform the market?
Discussion with Jackie McAllister and Axel John Wieder
Jackie McAllister is an artist and writer, living and working in New York
Axel John Wieder is artistic director of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart
This part of the evening will discuss the work of the New York-based collective Art Club
2000 and Berlin-based initiatives from the early 1990s that investigated the
changing relationship between art and economy. The two cities Berlin and New
York will be used to discuss cultural economies within the changing urban
landscape and the post-fordist condition.