• Shu Lea Cheang, WONDERS WANDER, 2017

2018 Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art Future Genders

November 9, 2018

MIT List Visual Arts Center, Bartos Theater, 20 Ames St., Cambridge MA

Artists and cultural practitioners are at the forefront of critically analyzing and reimagining how we think about, experience, and represent gender. In particular, the political and cultural strategies of trans and genderqueer people, both historically and today, offer vital insights into and pathways for emergent conceptions of gender. The 2018 Wasserman Forum: Future Genders, November 9-10, will address these developments from multiple perspectives by bringing together important voices in the visual arts, architecture, activism, and scholarship. Registration for this event is required. To register, click here.


Friday, November 9

5 PM                           Welcome

                                       Paul C. Ha (Director, List Center)

 5:30 -7 PM             Keynote Address

                                        Mel Y. Chen (UC Berkeley)

Please  note that tonight’s keynote speaker Mel Y. Chen will be joining remotely through video streaming.

About the Max Wasserman Forum
The Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art was established in memory of Max Wasserman (MIT Class of 1935), a founding member of the Council for the Arts at MIT. This public forum was endowed through the generosity of the late Jeanne Wasserman and addresses critical issues in contemporary art and culture through the participation of renowned scholars, artists, and arts professionals. The forum is organized and presented by the MIT List Visual Arts Center.



  • Shu Lea Cheang, WONDERS WANDER, 2017
    Photo: Tamara Arranz

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