MFA faculty Dale Peck and Zia Jaffrey are curating a reading series as part of Downtown for Democracy's Protect Factory:




Thursday, November 01, 2018

Sign making and protest art by:

1PM-6PM: Marilyn Minter
1PM-5PM: Cecily Brown
1PM-4PM: Katherine Bernhardt
4PM-6PM: Amy Sillman


6PM-7PM:  Readings by Michael Cunningham, Alia Malek, & Eileen Myles

7PM-8:30PM: Alison Gingeras & Alexandra Pelosi discuss Pelosi’s new HBO film Outside the Bubble


Friday, November 02, 2018

Sign making and protest art by:

1PM-6PM: Marilyn Minter
1PM-4PM: David Scher
1PM-4PM: Marc Hundley
4PM-6PM: Sam Moyer

6PM-7PM: Readings by Aracelis Girmay, Nuar Alsadir, and Gina Apostol

7PM—8:30PM: Nan Goldin and Chris Glazek in conversation moderated by Andrew Durbin


Saturday, November 03, 2018 

Sign making and protest art by:
1PM-4PM: Guy Richards Smit
1PM-5PM: Wolfy Part II & Invisible Hand Press
2PM-5PM: Viva Ruiz
5PM-8PM: Kembra Pfahler 

4PM-5:30PM: Readings by Jee Leong Koh, Jessica Hagedorn, and Natasha Lennard

5:30PM-7PM: Readings by Luc Sante, Calvin Baker, and JoAnn Wypijewski

7PM-8:30PM: Women, Art & Activism: A Conversation with Marlene McCarty, Marilyn Minter, and Xaviera Simmons


Sunday, November 04, 2018 

Sign making and protest art by:

1PM-4PM: Portraits by Laurie Simmons
1PM-4PM: Sophy Naess
1PM-4PM: EJ Hauser, Michael Berryhill, Wendy White, Kari Cholnoky, Maria Calandra, and Erik den Breejen
3PM-5PM: Raul de Neives

4PM-5:30PM: Readings by Darryl Pinckney, Zia Jaffrey, and Kerri Arsenault

5:30-7PM: Readings by A.M. Homes, Jeanne Thornton, and Suzanne Gardinier

7PM-8:30PM: Jonathan Horowitz Gun Control Grades Presentation with John Grauwiler of Gays Against Guns & Peter McGough, Moderated by David Colman


Monday, November 05, 2018

Sign making and protest art by: 

1PM-6PM: Marilyn Minter

6PM-7PM: Readings by John Keene, Andrew Durbin, and Lynne Tillman

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