Online Celebration for Jeffrey Gibson’s Monument UnveilingJuly 24, 2020 6:30 – 8pm
Jeffrey Gibson; ‘Because Once You Enter My House It Becomes Our House;’ 2020; Courtesy the Artist; Socrates Sculpture Park; Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York; Kavi Gupta, Chicago; Roberts Projects, Los Angeles; Image by Scott Lynch.
* The event has been re-scheduled for Friday, July 24 due to forecasted thunderstorms on Wednesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 23.
Please Note: The Park closes to the public at 4pm the day of the event and remains closed during the event, it can only be viewed online via Instagram & Facebook.
Artist Jeffrey Gibson created ‘Because Once You Enter My House It Becomes Our House‘ – a massive technicolor ziggurat honoring queer and Indigenous histories – for the Park’s ‘MONUMENTS NOW‘ exhibition.
Also be sure to look for Gibson pictured with his project at Socrates in this week’s issue of The New Yorker magazine!
Learn the history of the land Socrates occupies from the Indigenous Kinship Collective (KIN). KIN has requested that those who are able to at this time please make a donation to the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women. Learn More–>
Acclaimed violinist Laura Ortman uses ‘Because Once I Enter Your House It Becomes Our House‘ as a stage for her experimental performance piece. Donations in support of her performance should be made to the White Mountain Apache Tribe Covid-19 Relief Fund. Learn More–>
Programming for Jeffrey Gibson‘s ‘Because Once You Enter My House It Becomes Our House‘ is made possible by generous support from VIA Art Fund; Roberts Projects, Los Angeles; and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York. It is also made possible with funds from the NYSCA Electronic Media/Film in Partnership with Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance Fund, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.