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Off-Site Events

The Onassis Cultural Center New York presents cultural events in collaboration with partner organizations, such as BAM and the New York Public Library, in New York City and elsewhere that spin off ideas generated by spring exhibitions and fall festivals.

Sat - Oct

20

2018

On Confronting Silence

On Confronting Silence

6:00-7:00pm, BAM Fisher Hillman Studio

“Who will believe thee?” In Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, Isabel threatens to reveal...

  • Talk

Mon - Oct

29

2018

Whose Streets?

Whose Streets?

8:00-9:45pm, Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas

Plunging the viewer onto the frontlines of protest in Ferguson, Missouri, in the aftermath of...

  • Film

Tue - Oct

30

2018

Festival Albertine: Beyond States and Borders

Festival Albertine: Beyond States and Borders

7:00-8:30pm, Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue

As millions of refugees face increasing scrutiny and are turned away at borders across the world, we will ask basic questions about borders: What are they for? By what right are they created and policed? And how do we live now? Sophia Azeb, Gauz, Aleksandar Hemon, and Guillaume le Blanc. Moderated by Masha Gessen

  • Seminar
  • Festival

Wed - Oct

31

2018

Festival Albertine: A Post-Work World

Festival Albertine: A Post-Work World

7:00-8:30pm, Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue

Yann LeCun, Joseph Stiglitz, and Daniel Cohen will consider the future of work, or, rather, the world after work. Can we imagine a time when we value people not for what they produce but for who they are, and what will this future look like?

  • Seminar
  • Festival

Thu - Nov

01

2018

On the Force of Truth

On the Force of Truth

6:00-7:00pm, BAM Fisher Hillman Studio

The concept of satyagraha, or nonviolent resistance, is described by Gandhi as “the Force which is born of Truth.”...

  • Talk

Thu - Nov

01

2018

Festival Albertine: Rethinking Gender

Festival Albertine: Rethinking Gender

7:00-8:30pm, Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue

Some political movements around the world promise a return to an imaginary past in which clear and stable gender divisions maintained order and comfort for all. But what is the glorious gender future that is the opposite of the dark gender past? Phia Ménard, Eric Fassin, and Sasha Velour, moderated by Jack Halberstam.

  • Seminar
  • Festival

Fri - Nov

02

2018

Festival Albertine: The Mechanics of Democracy

Festival Albertine: The Mechanics of Democracy

7:00-8:30pm, Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue

We often talk as though free and fair elections were the definition of democracy. This assumption begs to be demolished. Cynthia Fleury, Ingrid LaFleur, James Fishkin, and  Andreas Kalyvas dare to imagine a better way of doing politics with informed and motivated citizens. Moderated by Masha Gessen.

  • Seminar
  • Festival

Sat - Nov

03

2018

Festival Albertine: A Different Path to Education

Festival Albertine: A Different Path to Education

1:30-3:00pm, Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue

Akilah Richards, Antoine Fromental, and Emmanuel Davidenkoff will talk about education, school as an institution, and how alternative learning environments could produce better educated students, and subsequently, a healthier society. Moderated by Kenneth Danford.

  • Seminar
  • Festival

Sat - Nov

03

2018

Festival Albertine: Redefining Normality and Disease

Festival Albertine: Redefining Normality and Disease

4:30-6:00pm, Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue

Writers Siri Hustvedt and Laure Murat, and artist Johanna Hedva will join two representatives of L’Oiseau Mouche Theater Company to discuss how the understanding of mental illness can move beyond a dichotomous perception of normality and disease.

  • Seminar
  • Festival

Mon - Dec

03

2018

Taxi

Taxi

7:00-8:30pm, Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas

Director Jafar Panahi, after being banned from making films by the Iranian government, posed as a taxi driver...

  • Film