Ticketed – This two-part evening begins with a thought-provoking conversation with Nadya Tolokonnikova, Shepard Fairey, Catherine Opie and Tavares Strachan. These internationally-renowned artists will have a wide-ranging discussion on how they see their work pushing boundaries at a time of great political and social resistance. The double bill concludes with a not-to-be-missed live performance by the activist performance art collective Pussy Riot.
Ticketed – Summer Happenings at The Broad ends the season with an homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat. Punk meets hip hop, gay meets straight, black meets white, and downtown party meets uptown art world— influences that made Basquiat the man he was. Zebra Katz and Downtown Boys provide a musical clash of punk and hip hop. DJ Rashida and Michael Stock turn The Oculus into a downtown dance party. Mecca V
Ticketed – The second program in Nonobject(ive): Summer Happenings at The Broad mines The Broad’s investment in “downtown” art sensibilities for an evening inspired by the asphalt jungle. Sky Ferreira will DJ a set of dark and 80s pop, evoking the spirit of clubs such as Danceteria, Mudd Club, Pyramid, and Tunnel where high art mixed with popular culture. Witness a reading by Richard Hell in collaboration with the ecstatic,