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Sept 26: PISSED


a panel & conversation with Cassils, Jack Halberstam, Titus Kaphar, Joel Sanders, & Chase Strangio

September 26, Tuesday
7 to 9 pm

Announcing PISSED, a panel and conversation about art, architecture and legal action as tactics for promoting inclusivity. Held in conjunction with Cassils solo show, Monumental, at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, the presenters use their varying skill sets and imaginations to address noncompliant bodies and tactics for resistance.

The panel will feature Cassils (trans artist, Guggenheim Fellow), Chase Strangio (ACLU lawyer for Chelsea Manning, Gavin Grimm), Joel Sanders (architect) and Titus Kaphar (painter, Artist as Activist Fellow). The event will be moderated by Jack Halberstam, Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University. The panelists will discuss crossovers in their work and address alternative futures that refuse complicity in systems of oppression. Discussion topics will include Stalled!, an ongoing research initiative for promoting gender-inclusive restrooms and locker rooms.

Performance Studies Studio
721 Broadway, room 612

This event is free & open to the public.

For more information about this event, please contact the Department of Performance Studies at performance.studies(at) or 212-998-1620.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality and Department of Performance Studies.

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