06.18.2004

Art and Migration Forum at R.A.C.C.O.O.N. 7pm

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Date/Time: 18/06/2004 12:00 am


Art and Migration Forum at R.A.C.C.O.O.N. This Friday Night, 7pm
Just a reminder that I’m moderating a discussion this Friday Night at 7pm with Mirko Ilic at an artists space devoted to artists from the former Yugoslavia. Everyone is welcome! The space is in Long Island City and is quite close to PS1 – but print the directions below because the streets in Queens are quite confusing
Best wishes,
Peter
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WHAT: Forum of Artists from the Western Balkans entitled “Art and Migration” 
The moderators of this Forum will be Mirko Ilic* and Peter Walsh**.
WHEN: Friday, June 18, 2004, 7pm – 9pm
WHERE:   R.A.C.C.O.O.N. (Reconciliation and Culture Cooperative
Network), 43-32 22nd Street, #301,  Long island City, 718-784-9121

http://balkansnet.org/raccoon.html

Directions below.
Art Forum “Art and Migration” aims to create an open discussion for artists from
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia,
and Slovenia, currently living in New York.  
 
American and other international artists are welcome and invited to participate.
 
* Mirko Ilic is an acclaimed illustrator, designer and professor from
Former Yugoslavia. He worked for Time Magazine and the New York Times as
an illustrator and art director. He taught advanced design classes at
Cooper Union and currently teaches MA classes at the School of Visual
Arts.
www.mirkoilic.com
** Peter Walsh is an American artist living in New York and a founding
editor of arts journal Link. In September of 2003 at Gallery P74 in
Ljubljana, Slovenia, Mr. Walsh, working with artist Deidre Hoguet,
created “Tongue: Jezik” -a mobile language cart and a visual glossary,
and directly interacted with hundreds of people in a series of street actions
 that dealt with the connections between languages and power.
 
www.peterwalshprojects.us
DIRECTIONS:
 
Take the “7” Train from Manhattan to “45 Road/Court House Square” This is the PS1 stop.
Walk under the elevated tracks for about 3 blocks. You want to take a left at 44th Avenue –
BE CAREFUL!!! You will go past 44th Drive and 44th Road first! Go one block on 44th Avenue and turn right onto 22nd Street.
You will see blue doors on your left. This is  43-32 22nd Street. R.A.C.O.O.N. is on the third floor.

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