Events

Saturday Sessions kicks off!

Saturday, January 15, 2011
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Adam Helms in conversation with Klaus Kertess
Photo: Brett Messenger

Wolf Eyes performing.
Photo: Brett Messenger

Beginning on January 15, 2011, MoMA PS1 will relaunch its dynamic events series Saturday Sessions. Designed to introduce a wide range of performance, each event welcomes a different host and occurs every other Saturday of the month, from January 15 to June 25, in the Third Floor Main Gallery from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Past Saturday Sessions have included music, film, and multidisciplinary elements. This season’s programs will expand to include artist lectures and architecture-based projects.

January 15: Brandon Stosuy hosts a conversation between artist Adam Helms and curator Klaus Kertess, with a special performance by Nate Young and John Olson (of Detroit-based post-industrial/noise band Wolf Eyes), who present their STARE CASE project.

Brandon Stosuy is Senior Writer and metal columnist for Stereogum and Contributing Editor of The Believer. He recently compiled the ’zine MIRROR ME and is at work on the collaborative publication TUBAL CAIN.

Adam Helms is a New York-based artist. His most recent exhibition, Without Name, was this past fall at Marianne Boesky Gallery.

Klaus Kertess is a writer and curator based in New York. His essays have appeared in Artforum, Parkett, Art in America, and many other publications and monographs. He has curated numerous exhibitions including the 1995 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, Willem de Kooning: Drawing Seeing/Seeing Drawing for the Drawing Center in New York, in 1988, and more recently, in 2007, Meditations in an Emergency, the inaugural exhibition for the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. In October 2009, he received the Lawrence A. Fleischman award for scholarly excellence in the field of American art history from the Smithsonian Archives for American Art.

Nate Young and John Olson are Detroit-based musicians of the post-industrial/noise band Wolf Eyes.

 


Saturday Sessions is a program of events designed to introduce wide-ranging directions in performance. The experimental program is structured around collaboration and focuses on engaging MoMA PS1 visitors in a unique, two-hour-long experience. Each session features a different host and will occur every other Saturday of the month in the Third Floor Main Gallery.