The New Social Environment#959

Drawing as Practice

Featuring Sara Reisman and Christina Yang, with Sallie Fullerton


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Curator Sara Reisman joins scholar Christina Yang for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Sallie Fullerton.

In this talk

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Sara Reisman

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Curator, writer and educator with over 20 years of experience in the field, Sara Reisman is currently the Chief Curator at the National Academy of Design in New York City. Previous roles include Executive and Artistic Director for the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation and Director of New York City’s Percent for Art program. She has curated exhibitions for Hugh Lane Dublin City Gallery, the Queens Museum, the Philadelphia ICA, and LaMaMa Galleria, among other venues. She’s been awarded residencies by Art Omi, the Foundation for a Civil Society, Artis, CEC Artslink, Futura, and the Montello Foundation. She has also taught art history within SVA’s Curatorial Practice Masters program since 2016, and contemporary art at Bezalel since 2022.

Christina Yang

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Christina Yang is an independent curator, writer/scholar, and educator based in New York. She specializes in experimental genres, politics of the image, social practice, and feminist care. She is a Ph.D candidate in performance studies at NYU. Her dissertation Performance and The Gaze: Spectatorship in The Kitchen Archive, 1974-84 is forthcoming. She has worked at many museums in New York, including the Whitney Museum, as well as in Massachusetts and most recently in Berkeley, California.

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

Sallie Fullerton

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Sallie Fullerton is a poet and writer living in Brooklyn. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, their work has appeared in Bennington Review, Prairie Schooner, Literary Hub, Frontier Poetry, and Pathetic Literature edited by Eileen Myles (Grove Press, 2022).

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