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From stapled zines, to xeroxed flyers, and 45 single sleeves, the aesthetics of the punk movement had an aesthetic of its own, with reverberations felt to this day in the world of art, media, and music. Running April 9 to August 18, Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976 - 1986, at the Museum of Arts and Design (2 Columbus Circle, NY, NY) collects hundreds of texts, images, DIY zines, and more from the era that gave us The Ramones, Bad Brains, Patti Smith, and more.
Running alongside the exhibit is a film series of punk movies from around the world. Global Punk, running April 25 to July 11, is comprised of 7 films from countries including Mexico (Nadie es Innocente), Japan (Wild Zero), Hungary (The Dog’s Night Song), and the U.K. (Jubilee).
To learn more, go to: https://madmuseum.org/
Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976 - 1986April 9 - August 18, 2019
Global PunkApril 25 - July 11, 2019
The Museum of Arts and Design2 Columbus CircleNew York, NY 10019
One of New York and America’s biggest exhibitions of photographers and their work, the Photography Show Presented by AIPAD returns to New York's Pier 94 (711 12th Ave.). Running April 4 to the 7th, this is the 39th edition of the show and will feature nearly 100 photography galleries with work including contemporary, modern, and 19th century photographs, photo-based art, video, and new media.
And many more.
The AIPAD Talks segment of the show features lectures and panel discussions that include subjects such as queer photography after Stonewall, art and representation, US/Mexico relations expressed through photography, and a series of discussions with artists. AIPAD will have a special exhibition called A Room For Solace: An Exhibition of Domestic Interiors, presented by Alec Sloth and will feature domestic interiors that speak to the possibility of finding refuge during turbulent times.
To learn more, go to: https://www.aipadshow.com/
The Photography Show Presented by AIPADApril 4 - 7, 2019
Pier 94711 12th Ave.New York, NY 10019
Diverse and international, the Queens World Film Festival brings a world of perspectives to the Museum of the Moving Image and the historic Kaufman Astoria Studios. Running March 21 to the 31st, the Queens World Film Festival organizes its films into socially relevant blocks. This includes films on how the digital age affects daily live (Livescream), LGBTQ+ youth (Like Glass), diaspora (Faryad), animation (Equinox), and more.
Artistic Director Don Cato states that “We selected 200 incredible films from 31 nations with 16 world premieres and a groundbreaking 79 films by women. We are also screening 14 LGBTQ themed films, 15 films by Asian filmmakers and 11 films by kids for kids - we literally have something for everyone."
To learn more, go to: https://www.queensworldfilmfestival.com/
Queens World Film FestivalMarch 21 - 31, 2019
Museum of the Moving Image36-01 35 AvenueAstoria, NY 11106
Kaufman Astoria Studios - Zukor Screening Room34-12 36th StreetAstoria, NY, 11106
Putting a spotlight on the strange, bizarre, and shocking, the What The Fest!? at the IFC Center returns March 20 to the 24th. The opening night film is Larry Fessenden’s Depraved, a modern day re-invention of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The closing night film is Kirill Sokolov’s Why Don’t You Just Die!, and this film of crime, corruption, greed, dysfunctional families, and unrequited love is preceded by stand up from Last Comic Standing’s Harrison Greenbaum.
The Go Straight to Hell sidebar of the fest features the World Premiere Restoration of Ray Laurent’s 1970 documentary Satanis: The Devil's Mass, a look inside the infamous “Black House” in San Francisco, where the Church of Satan was established; a talk by author Grady Hendrix about the heavy metal “Satanic Panic” of the 80s, based on his book We Sold Our Souls and followed by a book signing, and the NY Premiere of Penny Lane’s Sundance hit documentary Hail Satan? with subject Lucien Greaves in-person.
Along with the expected panels is a special discussion entitled FEMALE TROUBLE: FEARLESS WOMEN LEADING THE WAY IN HORROR, FANTASY, AND SUSPENSE, with speakers Meredith Alloway (Film Journalist, Independent Filmmaker), Roxanne Benjamin (Director of Body at Brighton Rock), Emma Tammi (Director of The Wind), and Jenn Wexler (Producer, Depraved).
To learn more, go to: http://www.whatthefestnyc.com/
What The Fest!?March 20 - 24, 2019
IFC Center323 6th Ave.New York, NY 10014
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