Martin Wong: Exploration in Race and Masculinity in Graffiti Culture

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009
6 to 8 PM

Presented by the A/P/A Institute at NYU
A/P/A Institute at NYU
41-51 East 11th Street
7th Floor Gallery
between University Place and Broadway
Free and open to the public.
RSVP by Friday, October 30 — Online, via email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu, or call 212-992-9653.
Panelists:
Lady Pink
Sharp
Yasmin Ramirez
Moderated by Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé
Artist Martin Wong was a major collector of Graffiti artwork and deeply immersed as a mentor and friend in the graffiti culture and artworlds of New York City. This panel discussion will take his work and life as a jumping point to explore issues of gender, race and graffiti culture with artists Sharp and Lady Pink, critic/scholar Yasmin Ramirez, and moderated by Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, author of Queer Latino Testimonio Keith Haring, and Juanito Xtravaganza: Hard Tails and Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, Fordham University. With introduction by Gayatri Gopinath, Director of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at NYU.
Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.
For more information, please visit the A/P/A Institute website.

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