TEJU COLE: ARTIST TALK AND CONVERSATION WITH SASHA WEISS
EVENT UPDATE: SITE Santa Fe’s Auditorium has a seating capacity of 200 with approximately 50 additional spaces for standing room. Due to popular demand and in order to make this event accessible to the public, we have instated a cap on seat requests to the first 100 spots. At this time, we are no longer able to take any more reservations through SITE Santa Fe or Lannan Foundation.
Thank you to those who have already responded to request a seat. We are grateful for the early response to this wonderful event, and have put your name on a will-call list. Please arrive by 3:30 pm to check in at at SITE’s front desk. By 3:45 pm, all unclaimed seat requests will be released.
For those who have not yet reserved a seat, there are plenty of seats still remaining. We suggest you arrive early as they will be available on a first come, first serve basis, beginning at 3:30 pm, when we open the auditorium.
All guests are asked to please enter through SITE’s Main entrance on Paseo de Peralta. Parking in the Railyard is free on Sundays.
In conjunction with his exhibition Blind Spot, on view at Lannan Foundation (May 19 – July 1), writer, art historian, and photographer, Teju Cole will present a talk and converse with Sasha Weiss, culture editor of The New York Times Magazine.
Teju Cole’s Blind Spot is a combination lyrical essay, travel journal, and philosophical reverie presented in stunning, formal color photographs paired with the artist’s texts, joining voice and vision within one frame. In the course of nearly nonstop global travel, Cole’s camera has captured ships in Capri, a park in Berlin, a collection of globes in Zurich, graffiti in Beirut, and a young boy’s hidden gaze in Brazzaville, of which he writes, “There is that which is carried, like a cross. There is that which drapes over, like a funeral sheath. Everywhere, I begin to see as I am carried along by my eyes, are these two energies…”