NADA Presents in Collaboration with Kickstarter

NADA and Kickstarter are excited to present a series of conversations, performances, and events during NADA New York. New voices in contemporary art and culture share the stage in an eclectic line-up of public programs.

Kickstarter champions projects from artists and cultural institutions that inspire the public to get involved.

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12–4pm Contemporary Drag Video
Screenings curated by Gordon Robichaux, presented with Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)

4pm Maria Chavez DJ Set

5pm Social Noise!
Beyond good and bad: music in the art world, a panel discussion hosted by Sam Hillmer, with Don Christian, Azikwe Mohammed, Maria Chavez, and Victoria Keddie.

6pm Sissy Joker
A performance by FlucT, presented with the Knockdown Center

6:30 A Performance by Richard Kennedy
Presented with the Knockdown Center

7pm Contemporary Drag
A revue with performances by La’fem Ladosha, Severely Mame, Chris of Hur, David Mramor, and Sasha Velour, curated by Gordon Robichaux


11am Contemporary Drag Video
Screenings curated by Gordon Robichaux, presented with Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)

12pm Free Arts Education: A Poetic Act
Join Bruce High Quality Foundation University faculty members Jesse Chun and Ana Božičević for a conversation about tuition-free arts exchange and the collective’s recent projects.

1pm Common Equities: Collaborative Corporate Models
Maayan Strauss, artist and founder of the Container Artist Residency, presents an overview of her project and a prompt for a discussion with participants Natasha Bunten, Jennie Lamensdorf, and artist Wong Kit Yi, facilitated by independent curator Ian Cofre.

2pm Contemporary Drag in Conversation: Stonewall Was a Riot
A talk on drag as a radical form of art, theater, and politics with Lady Bunny and Horrorchata, moderated by David Yarritu

3pm LOSS
Paul McMahon will sing songs of love to and from the goddess and back again and again and still. Paul is also the Rock’n’Roll Therapist and will gladly make up a song on the spot to cure what ails you. Presented with 321 Gallery.

4pm Wide Rainbow Workshop w/ Elizabeth Jaeger
A 501c3 non-profit contemporary art after school program

5pm New Material
Stand-up comedy from Jennifer Sullivan, presented with 247365

Secret Service
A performance by Jacques Louis Vidal, presented with 247365

A performance by Brian Belott and Matthew Thurber, presented with 247365

6pm Special guest
Presented with Night Gallery


11am Contemporary Drag Video
Screenings curated by Gordon Robichaux, presented with Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)

12pm Spy in the Wild: Alluction and Discussion A performance by Ana María Montenegro, presented with CARNE Gallery

1pm Contemporary Drag: The Drag Explosion with Linda Simpson
A narrated slideshow of Simpson’s photographs documenting NYC’s drag-queen scene from the late 1980’s through the mid 1990’s

2pm Jacolby Satterwhite: Artist Talk
A presentation by artist Jacolby Satterwhite, presented with Moran Bondaroff. All events streamed live on Know Wave.

3pm Anhedonia: Jacky Connolly in Conversation with Chriss Iles
Artist Jacky Connolly in conversation with Chrissie Iles, the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, introduced by David Gryn of Daata Editions

4pm Power Ballad
A performance by Kristen Jensen, presented with Abrons Art Center

5pm Acoustic Sound Blannkets
A performance by Baseera Khan, presented with Abrons Art Center

5:30pm Bagomancy: Predicting the Future with Josie the Bag
A performance by Melissa Brown, presented with Essex Flowers

6pm Reconstruction
A performance by Phoebe Berglund


11am Riso Session with EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop
Make your own prints with artist/instructor Paul John

1pm Investing in Futures with More&More Unlimited
A workshop with Marina Zurkow and Sarah Rothberg will ask you to imagine radically different possibilities for what the future could look like.

All are welcome to participate in the workshop, but for the best experience, please RSVP to by March 1st.

2:30pm Reinventing Museums
A conversation with Alex Kalman of Mmuseumm, Ayodamola Okunseinde and Salome Asega of the Iyapo Repository, and Nico Wheadon of The Studio Museum in Harlem, moderated by Willa Köerner, Director of Curation for Kickstarter

3:30pm Contemporary Drag: Baby Tea
Tyler Ashley aka The Dauphine of Bushwick and Wise Men present Baby Tea, including a conversation on Post Drag with Theda Hammel and performances by Matt Savitsky, Merrie Cherry, and Patti Spliff

Ongoing: ONGOING: Contemporary Drag Video
Daily screenings curated by Gordon Robichaux, presented with Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)