PAD CAA 2014 Events Announced

November 1, 2013

PAD 90-minute Session: Public Art and Its Role in Placemaking from an International Perspective (free and open to all public)
Friday, Feb. 14, 12:30-2:00pm
Hilton Chicago, 8th Floor, Lake Michigan

Chairs: Marisa Lerer, University of Denver; Norie Sato, independent artist
Panelist: Jack Becker, Forecast Public Art

Business Meeting and PAD Award for achievement in the field of public art (free and open to all public)
Friday, Feb. 14, 5:30-7:00pm
Hilton Chicago, 8th Floor, Lake Michigan

Join us for a brief business meeting followed by a conversation with this year’s recipient of the PAD award for achievement in the field of public art, Jack Becker. This annual award is presented to an individual whose contributions have greatly influenced public art practice.

PAD Session: Vandalism, Removal, Relocation, Destruction: The Dilemma of Public Art’s Permanence
Saturday, Feb. 15, 9:30am-12:00pm

Chair: Erika Doss, University of Notre Dame
Yankees, Automobiles, and Other Hazards: Shattered Monuments and the Problem of Confederate Memory
Sarah Beetham, University of Delaware
Marking Memory: Ambiguity and Amnesia in the Monument to Soviet Tank Crewsin Prague
Jenelle Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Maintaining Problematic Art
Julia E. March, independent scholar
The Sordid Pasts of Public Art and How We Go About Protecting Them
Michele Bogart, State University of New York at Stony Brook