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Cecile on Sat, 27 Aug 2005 15:10:29 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime-ann> [event] [NYC] "A Knock At The Door" show + Cities, Art & Recovery


"Knock at the Door" and "Cities, Art & Recovery" are two related shows
and programs that LMCC is mounting in lower Manhattan this September.

Excerpts from our work as VISIBLE COLLECTIVE (DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA)
will be featured in "Knock at the Door".
Details at http://www.disappearedinamerica.org

Since 9/11, the media has reported a number of cases of the Secret
Service visiting art exhibitions based on citizens' reports that
artworks posed threats to national security. Knock At The Door is an
artistic response to this crisis.


-Naeem / VISIBLE Collective

1.A Kock at the Door
2.What Comes After: Cities, Art and Recovery
3.A Bomb Grows in Brooklyn: tabloid's misleading article on show


A Knock at the Door
http://www.lmcc.net/knock/
http://www.lmcc.net/knock/pages/artists.html

An exhibition about artistic freedom and the new national security
state with:

Carlos Andrade & Todd Ayoung; Doug Ashford; Autonomedia; Al Brandtner;
Lisa Charde; Keith Christensen; Jim Costanzo; Critical Art Ensemble;
Daedalus; Kouross Esmaeli; Nicolas Dumit Estevez; Benj Gerdes;Day
Gleeson; Grace Graupe-Pillard; Anthony Graves; Gregory Green; Group
Material Archive; Hackett; Kathy High; Hiroyuki; Christina Nguyen
Hung; Jason Lahr; Lou Laurita; John Leanos; James Leary;
Ligorano/Reese; Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry; James Mead; Saul
Melman & Ani Weinstein; Arnold Mesches; Neistat Brothers; Barbara
Nitke; Jenny Polak; Preemptive Media (Beatriz da Costa, Jamie Schulte
and Brooke Singer); Walid Raad; Red76; Duke Riley; Miguelangel Ruiz;
Christy Rupp; Tom Sachs; Jayce Salloum; Julia Scher; Dread Scott;
Gregory Sholette; Shelly Silver; Camilla Storm; Surveillance Camera
Players; Ken Tam; Miyuki Tsushima; Ultra Violet; The U.S. Joint
Terrorism Task Force; VISIBLE Collective/Naeem Mohaiemen; Paulina Von
Ahlstrom; Naomi White; Christopher Wool
Curated by Seth Cameron, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Openings:

September 8th - October 1st
South Street Seaport Museum, Melville Gallery  213 Water Street
Opening Reception: September 8th, 6 - 9pm

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
7 East 7th Street
Panel Discussion: September 30th, 7pm
Video Night at the Anthology Film Archives
 32 2nd Avenue, September 12th, 8 - 11pm

Our First Amendment rights are no guarantee. In 2001, shortly after
the September 11th attacks, polls indicated that 50% of the U.S.
population agreed with the statement "The First Amendment goes too far
in the rights it guarantees." This dramatic climate change has a huge
impact on art, how it is made, exhibited, and discussed. Now, when
works by certain artists or of an indefinable political nature are
exhibited, we can virtually guarantee the Secret Service will show up.

Since September 11th, the media has reported a number of cases of the
Secret Service visiting art exhibitions based on citizens' reports
that artworks posed threats to the president and national security.
Steve Kurtz, a member of the artist collaborative Critical Art
Ensemble, was brought to trial on 
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