SPECIAL EVENT: ISSUE and the Van Alen Institute present an evening of performances and talks celebrating the launch of "Elsewhere: Escape and the Urban Landscape", exploring escape in the urban environment. With Richard Sennett, Keller Easterling, Joseph Keckler, Maria Chavez, Evan Calder Williams and more.
A benefit Art Lottery & party for ISSUE features 75 artworks in all media-- each Art Lottery-ticket holder takes home the artwork of their choice, with order of selection determined in a lottery MC'd by Joseph Keckler. Prince Rama and Ben Vida perform, plus DJ's Marie Karlberg & Jamie Krasner.
Joseph Keckler is a musician, writer, raconteur, and performance artist known both for his musical output as well as for creating narrative monologues and collage-like performance and video works, often musical, that involve transformation through multiple characters. Playwright, author, and poet Mac Wellman joins.