Performance in the Park: Maren Hassinger's Pink Trash

23 Jul 2017

Brooklyn Museum of Art

New York
New York, United States


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Artist Maren Hassinger restages her 1982 performance Pink Trash, which explores ideas of public space and ethical citizenship by drawing attention to the ways New Yorkers engage with their local environment.


Originally performed in Central Park, Prospect Park, and Van Cortlandt Park, this unique and exciting restaging of Pink Trash takes place in Prospect Park as part of We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85.

The afternoon includes:

  • 1pm Special tour of We Wanted a Revolution and conversation with co-curator Rujeko Hockley and Maren Hassinger
  • 2pm Walk to Prospect Park
  • 2:15 pm Performance of Pink Trash

Tour: Meet in Rubin Lobby; Performance: Meet in front of Museum

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