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Join us in LA for CAA February 22-25, 2012

PAD Portfolio Reviews (open to all PAD members)
Thursday, February 23, 10am-5:30pm
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A few spots remain for the PAD member portfolio reviews to be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012 in Los Angeles. Interested? Please contact us at [email protected] The reviews are being organized by Renee Piechocki, artist and public art consultant. The reviewers includes public art administrators, artists, and consultants: Jack Becker, Public Art Review; Margaret Bruning, LA County Civic Arts Program; Susan Gray, Community Development Agency of the City of Los Angeles; Letitia Fernandez Ivins, LA County Civic Arts Program; Helen Lessick, activist, administrator, and artist; Alan Nakagawa, LA Metro Art; Sarah Schrank, California State University, Long Beach; Rochelle Steiner, University of Southern California.

Public Art Dialogue 90-minute session
Public Art in the Virtual Sphere

Thursday, February 23, 5:30-7pm
Chairs: Mary M. Tinti, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum; John Craig Freeman, Emerson College
John Craig Freeman, Emerson College
Christiane Paul, The New School
Ben Rubin, EAR Studio

Business Meeting and PAD Award for achievement in the field of public art
Friday, February 24, 12:30-2pm
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. This annual award is presented to an individual whose contributions have greatly influenced public art practice.

PAD Session: In the Public Space of Life: Perspectives on Relational Art
Saturday, February 25, 2:30–5:00pm
Chair: Eli Robb, Lake Forest College
The Peace Tower as Commonplace: Relational Art's "Lieux de mémoire"
John Tain, Getty Research Institute
The Prospects of "Freed" Time
Lauren Rotenberg, University College London
How the East Saw the East in 1992: The NSK Embassy Moscow Project and Relationality in Eastern Europe
Gediminas Gasparavicius, College of the Holy Cross
Interperformance: Reciprocity and "Strangeness" in South Africa
Ruth Simbao, Rhodes University
Exploring Social Connectedness, Affect, and Political Feeling through Social Practice
Dee Hibbert-Jones, University of California, Santa Cruz

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