Public Programs

Public Programs include individual artists’ talks, panels, film screenings, and live performances. Programs are organized on the occasion of museum-curated exhibitions on view at Art + Practice.


Barbara McCullough is a director and producer whose work seeks to “tap the spirit and richness of her community by exposing its magic, touching its textures and trampling old stereotypes while revealing the untold stories reflective of African American Life.” Join Art + Practice for a conversation between Ms. McCullough and Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) Associate Curator of Media and Performance Art Thomas J. Lax. On the occasion of Maren Hassinger: The Spirit of Things, Lax and McCullough will discuss Hassinger’s exhibition as well as where Ms. McCullough is situated within contemporary art, performance art, film and ritual practices.

April 25, 2018

7 PM - 8 PM

Artist Talk: Ulysses Jenkins

In his practice, Los Angeles-based video/performance artist Ulysses Jenkins uses storytelling as a tool to examine questions of race, history and power. On the occasion of the exhibition Maren Hassinger: The Spirit of Things, Jenkins will discuss his diverse body of video and performance work and historical past collaborating with artist Maren Hassinger, as part of Jenkins involvement in Studio Z, a collective of artists that included Hassinger, Barbara McCullough, Franklin Parker, David Hammons and Senga Nengudi, and others in the 1970s.

Join Art + Practice for a conversation between multidisciplinary artists and educators Taisha Paggett and Ashley Hunt. Paggett and Hunt will discuss their individual projects as well as their ongoing collaboration entitled, On Movement, Thought and Politics. Paggett and Hunt will address how they use performance, performance documentation and the body to engage in social movements.