William LamsonThursday, January 19, 7pm

Free to CCNY members, SVA students, faculty, and staff
$5 general admission, $3 for other students with ID

Q & A to follow the discussion.

This talk was held in conjunction with CCNY’s exhibition Celestial, which opened on Friday, January 20 and will run until Saturday, March 3, 2012. More information at our exhibitions page.

William Lamson is a Brooklyn based artist who works in video, photography, performance and sculpture. His work is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and a number of private collections. Since graduating from the Bard MFA program in 2006, his work has been shown at P.S.1, the Kunsthalle Erfurt in Germany, Franklin Art Works in Minneapolis and the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, among others. In 2011, he was commissioned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art to make Divining Meteorology, a 32 ft sculpture and sound installation made from a repurposed communication tower. His work has been published in ArtForum, Frieze, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Harpers, and The Village Voice. Currently he is working on an installation for Storm King Art Center. Visit his website at www.williamlamson.com

The School of Visual Arts Amphitheater
209 East 23rd Street (betw 2nd/3rd Ave), Third Floor
(please bring photo ID for building entry)?