When

Saturday, November 18, 2017 to Sunday, February 25, 2018

Opening Reception

Prospect.4 opening weekend gallery hours (and regular hours):
 
Public opening (FREE):
Saturday November 18, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (for theater attendees galleries reopen from 5:45pm to 7:30pm)
Sunday November 19, from 11: 00 am to 5:00 pm 
 
Monday, November 20, 2017, through February 25, 2018, Prospect.4 visitors will be admitted Wednesday through Monday from 11:00am to 5:00pm in accordance with CAC's ticketing price/policies (TICKETED, EXCEPT SUNDAYS FOR LA RESIDENTS)
 
The Exhibition will be closed to the public for the following holidays only:
November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day)
November 24, 2017 
December 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve)
December 25, 2017 (Christmas)
December 31, 2017 (New Year's Eve)
January 15, 2018 (MLK Day)
 
Additionally, the Venue will be closed for Mardi Gras from Saturday, February 10 through Wednesday February 14, 2018. 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

Support

Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, the fourth iteration of this citywide exhibition opening November 18, 2017, and running through February 25, 2018, alludes to the city’s unique cultural landscape as a creative force.

Cultural synthesis and syncretism inform many of the central issues explored in Prospect.4. The rich diversity of New Orleans is rooted in a long his-tory of human interactions includ-ing colonization, the transatlantic slave trade, waves of migration and displacement and Gulf Coast trade buoyed by the city’s position as the American South’s largest port. Many artists in P.4 explore related themes, connecting them to contemporary geographies and cultures around the world.

Prospect.4 overlaps with the city of New Orleans’ tricentennial celebration—the three-hundredth anniversar y of the founding of La Nouvelle-Orléans by the French in 1718. Because of this serendipitous intersection, P.4 takes the city’s distinctive character as a point of departure to investigate global concerns, while also directing more of its focus southward, placing greater emphasis on art and artists who engage with the American South and the Global South, particularly those from North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Africa and the European countries that colonized these regions.

Prospect.4 Artists at the CAC

Abbas Akhavan, Kader Attia, Rina Banerjee, Rebecca Belmore, Maria Berrio, Sonia Boyce, Margarita Cabrera, María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Minerva Cuevas, Ellen Gallagher and Edgar Cleijne, Wilson Diaz, Jon-Sesrie Goff, Evan Ifekoya, Alfredo Jaar, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Brad Kahlhamer, Taiyo Kimura, Pedro Lasch, Jillian Mayer, Dave Muller, Lavar Munroe, Zina Saro-Wiwa, Zineb Sedira, Penelope Siopis, Cauleen Smith, Naama Tsabar

For more information and a full list of all artists, click the link in the next tab below or visit prospectneworleans.org.

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