This series was first established five years ago as an extension of the Foundation’s Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) initiative, which provides artists with resources and instruction in the areas of studio organization, archiving, and inventory management. Read more.
Shervone Neckles-Ortiz, the Foundation’s Artist Programs Manager for Professional Development, and Lauren Shadford, Executive Director of VoCA, reflect on the origins of the CALL/VoCA Talks and insights gained over the years. Read more.
In partnership with VoCA (Voices in Contemporary Art), we are pleased to announce the CALL / VoCA Talks, an upcoming series of free, public artist talks that will explore topics relating to artistic legacy and the long-term preservation of creative work. Read more.
There is no one perfect way to create an archive or lay the foundation for future research. These systems are very much informed by the way the artist worked and maintained records over a career. Read more.
Legacy is an opportunity for an artist to answer the question: “How do I want to be remembered?” For some artists, it may be knowing that their work will be cared for or perhaps hang where people may see it from time to time. For others, the goal may be to safeguard a reputation and establish a position in the greater narrative. Read more.