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“Art in the Public Interest: New Artistic Strategies” – a presentation by Suzanne Lacy, November 13

Join the IAS and the Space and Place collaborative for a presentation by Suzanne Lacy, Chair of the new MFA: Public Practices at Otis College of Art and Design and internationally known artist. One of her best-known works to date is The Crystal Quilt (Minneapolis, 1987) a performance with 430 older women, broadcast live on Public Television. During the nineties she worked with teams of artists and youth to create an ambitious series of performances, workshops, and installations on youth and public policy, documented by videos, local and national news broadcasts, and an NBC program. Her work has been funded through numerous local and national foundations, including the National Endowment for the Arts and The Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Surdna, and Nathan Cummings Foundations. Cosponsored by the Department of Art Visiting Scholars Fund and Space & Place. Cosponsored by The Department of Art.

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