in conversation with Bob Nickas
Organized by Lindsey Castillo
Friday, June 14, 2013, 7pm
at the CCNY Studio
Free admission. Seating is limited.
The Arts Building
336 West 37th Street, Suite 206
As part of the CCNY Conversations Series, organizer Lindsey Castillo brings together artist Ryan Foerster in conversation with critic and curator Bob Nickas to discuss Foerster’s work. Foerster and Nickas have worked together on a number of projects, including an exhibition in a vacant lot hosted by Shoot the Lobster in 2012.
About Ryan Foerster & Bob Nickas
Ryan Foerster was born in Newmarket, Canada and currently lives and works in New York City. He has had solo exhibitions at Martos Gallery, NY; CLEARING, Brussels; Shoot the Lobster, Miami, ribordy contemporary, Geneva; Art Metropole, Toronto; Swiss Institute, NY; and White Columns, NY. Foerster’s zines were included in Millennium Magazines exhibition at Museum of Modern Art, NY in 2012. He has been written about in The New York Times and The New Yorker and most recently received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2013. Visit his website at www.ryanfoerster.ca.
Bob Nickas is a critic and curator based in New York. Since 1985 he has organized more than 80 exhibitions for galleries and museums worldwide. Some of his photography exhibitions include Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known; Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night, and Peter Hujar (all at MoMA/PS1, New York), and Photo Objects at Presentation House Gallery in Vancouver.