Naeem Mohaiemen: Young Man Was No Longer A... at the New Museum Tonight

Friday, Jan 30, 2009 7PM
the New Museum, New York, NY
$6 Members, $8 General Public

Join us tonight at 7pm for a lecture by artist Naeem Mohaiemen, who will present a project in progress on failed 1970s revolutionary movements. Mohaiemen will relate his talk to the present moment through personal anecdote and historical commentary. Mohaiemen is a writer and artist based in Dhaka and New York City, whose work has been shown internationally at the UK House of Lords (Human Rights Commission side-session), Berlin Transmediale, Finnish Museum of Photography, Dhaka Gallery Chitrak, Dubai Third Line and Singapore Flying Circus. He also works on activist projects around religious and ethnic minorities in Bangladesh, particularly army-occupied Chittagong Hill Tracts.Young Man Was No Longer A... was partially funded by Rhizome's Commissions Program.

This event is part of Rhizome's ongoing New Silent Series at the New Museum.