The New Social Environment#910

Tony Cokes

Featuring Cokes and Zoë Hopkins, with Sasha Banks


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Tony Cokes joins Rail contributor Zoë Hopkins for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Sasha Banks.

In this talk

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Tony Cokes

Photo of Tony Cokes
Photo by Don Stahl
Tony Cokes lives and works in Providence, RI, where he serves as Professor in the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. Cokes received the 2022-23 Rome Prize and has a solo show currently on view at Dia Bridgehampton. Recent solo exhibitions include Haus der Kunst and Kunstverein, Munich (2022); Greene Naftali, New York (2022); MACRO Contemporary Art Museum, Rome (2021); and CCA Goldsmiths (2019). Significant group shows include the Carnegie International (2022); the Whitney Biennial (2022); and the Berlin Biennal (2018). His work is in collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others.

Zoë Hopkins

Photo of Zoë Hopkins.
Zoë Hopkins is a writer and critic based in New York. She received her BA in Art History and African American Studies at Harvard University, and is currently working on her MA in Modern and Contemporary Art at Columbia University. Her writing has been published in the Brooklyn Rail, Artforum, Cultured and Hyperallergic.

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Sasha Banks reading.

Sasha Banks

A photo of poet Sasha Banks.
Courtesy Sasha Banks
Sasha Banks is a Pushcart nominated poet whose work has been published or is forthcoming in The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, PBS Newshour, and others. She received her MFA at Pratt Institute. She is a 2019 Rhode Island Writers’ Colony Fellow and the creator of Poets for Ferguson. She is the author of america, MINE.

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