Discussion (Virtual)
Hosted by the NYU Center for Disability Studies:
Carolyn Lazard and Jerron Herman: Long Take

Please note that this event has been rescheduled and will now take place on Thursday, June 8.

Join us for a virtual celebration of the opening of Carolyn Lazard‘s debut solo exhibition, Long Takeat ICA (Philadelphia). Lazard will be in conversation with dancer and artist Jerron Herman, whose audio recorded and described performance anchors the exhibition. Lazard and Herman will discuss their ongoing collaboration as artists and curators, experimentation with access protocols, and the experience of dance as both performer and spectator.

Carolyn Lazard is an artist based in New York and Philadelphia. They have participated in exhibitions at several institutions including KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; MoMA PS1, New York; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; and the New Museum, New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Long Take, a co-commission between the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham; and The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. Their work was included in the 2019 Whitney Biennial and the 2022 Venice Biennale. Lazard is a 2020 Disability Futures Fellow and a 2021 United States Artists Fellow. They hold a BA from Bard College and an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jerron Herman is a disabled dancer and writer who creates works to facilitate welcoming. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Dance/USA and regularly writes on art and culture. His play, 3 Bodies, was published in Theater Magazine June 2022 issue. Jerron also curated the series Access Check 2.0 at the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation (2019-2020) and Discourse: Disabled Artists at the Joyce for The Joyce Theater (2021). His awards include a 2020 Disability Futures Fellowship, made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon and Ford Foundation; the Grants to Artists Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and a Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship from the Jerome Foundation, both in 2021.

Co-sponsored by: Proclaiming Disability Arts, Center for Black Visual Culture/Institute for African American Affairs, Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation.

Visitor Access and Registration

Event is free and open to the public. Register here.

CART and ASL will be provided.

If you require captioning and ASL simultaneously, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer, and not a tablet or smartphone.

Please email accessibility needs as they relate to this event to msf440@nyu.edu


Starts 6/8/23 4:00 pm
Ends 6/8/23 5:30 pm
Participants Carolyn Lazard and Jerron Herman
Location Online
Cost Free of charge


Program Types: Discussion