September 2012 – March 2013

Sep
17
Mon
The Pacifist Library at Flushing Library @ Flushing Library
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm

The Pacifist Library will be at the Flushing Library on Monday, September 17 2-8pm.

Flushing Library 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY

Sep
22
Sat
Perepepe opening @ Centro Arti Visive Pescheria
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 11:45 pm

The Pacifist Library will take part in the month long series of encounters and events at the Pescheria Contemporary Art Center in Pesaro, Italy.

Sep
24
Mon
The Pacifist Library at Broadway Library @ Broadway Library
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Pacifist Library will be at the Broadway Library on Monday, September 24 2-7pm.

Broadway Library 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City

Sep
27
Thu
NY Art Book Fair Preview @ MoMA PS1
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 9:00 pm

The Pacifist Library will be at the NY Art Book Fair. We’ll be part of the “Friendly Fire” section in the courtyard of MoMA PS1.

Sep
28
Fri
NY Art Book Fair @ MoMA PS1
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Pacifist Library will be at the NY Art Book Fair. We’ll be part of the “Friendly Fire” section in the courtyard of MoMA PS1.

Sep
29
Sat
NY Art Book Fair @ MoMA PS1
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – Sep 29 @ 9:00 pm

The Pacifist Library will be at the NY Art Book Fair. We’ll be part of the “Friendly Fire” section in the courtyard of MoMA PS1.

Sep
30
Sun
NY Art Book Fair @ MoMA PS1
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Pacifist Library will be at the NY Art Book Fair. We’ll be part of the “Friendly Fire” section in the courtyard of MoMA PS1.

Jan
18
Fri
Brother Can You Spare a Stack @ The Center for Book Arts
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm

Brother, Can You Spare a Stack
January 18, 2013 – March 30, 2013

Organized by Yulia Tikhonova

Brother, Can You Spare a Stack presents thirteen art projects that re-imagine the library as a force for social change. Each project constructs a micro library of sorts that serves specific economic or social needs within the community. Each project proposes an alternative politicized realm, which can be imagined and formed to explore the social dimensions of contemporary culture. Small and mobile, these projects resist the limitations of a controlled, highly organized system that governs our society. In contrast to subjective libraries formed by the artists picking and choosing book titles, these projects take a pragmatic and rational approach, using the library model as an interactive field. Selected projects update the principles of relational aesthetics, and shift them towards all-inclusive and useful cultural production. “Brother, Can You Spare a Stack” borrows its title from the lyrics of a popular depression era song, claiming that the artists invent alternative models of questioning, inspiring new perspectives on social transformation. They insert themselves into the most unexpected situations and spaces, in this case libraries, to propose social and cultural improvement. The exhibition includes projects by: Arlen Austin and Jason Boughton; Brett Bloom and Bonnie Fortune; Stephen Boyer; BroLab (Rahul Alexander, Jonathan Brand, Adam Brent, Ryan Roa, and Travis LeRoy Southworth); Valentina Curandi and Nathaniel Katz; Finishing School with Christy Thomas; Anna Lise Jensen and Michael Wilson; Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden; The K.I.D.S. with Word Up Collective, Eyelevel BQE, Launchpad, NURTUREart, Weeksville Heritage Center, and individual partners, as well as with Emcee C.M., Master of None; Annabel Other; Reanimation Library; The Sketchbook Project; and Micki Watanabe Spiller.

Jan
22
Tue
The Pacifist Library participate in “Philosoprops & Ontological Apparatus” @ Gasser & Grunert
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Pacifist Library will discuss “Philosoprops & Ontological Apparatus”: Implements as catalysts for discourse with Chris Robbins of Ghana Think Tank, and special spontaneous action with Nina Katchadourian and Elizabeth Demaray at the gallery of Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, tuesday January 22 at 7PM as part of the series of “dialectic revivals” by the artist Alyce Santoro

Mar
18
Mon
@ Sarajevo Winter Festival
Mar 18 – Mar 20 all-day