Monday, November 15, 2010

Pratt Manhattan Gallery / Blind Dates

Blind Dates: New Encounters from the Edges of a Former Empire

November 19, 2010 – February 12, 2011

Thursday, November 18, 6-8 PM
With a performance of AH-HA by Nina Katchadourian and Ahmet Öğüt
Free and open to the public

Pratt Manhattan Gallery
144 West 14th Street, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10011
Tuesday-Saturday 11-6, closed December 23-January 3.

co-curators Defne Ayas and Neery Melkonian

Participating artists, architects, dancers, scholars and cultural producers are:
Silva Ajemian and Aslihan Demirtaş
Karen Andreassian with Citizen Walker Sergey
Hrayr Anmahouni Eulmessekian with sound scholar Anahid Kassabian
Michael Blum and Damir Nikšić
Jean Marie Casbarian with historian Nazan Maksudyan
Özge Ersoy with Taline Toutounjian
Linda Ganjian and Elif Uras
Aram Jibilian with Aaron Mattocks as Arshile Gorky's ghost
Nina Katchadourian and Ahmet Öğüt
Karine Matsakian and Sona Abgarian
Stefanos Tsivopoulos with dancers Ursula Eagly, Carlos Fittante & Christopher Williams
Jalal Toufic with Selim S. Kuru as Ottoman translator