In Response

The Sassoons


Sunday, May 7, 2023
7 – 9 pm EDT
Scheuer Auditorium

Join Columbia University Visual Arts MFA candidates and recent alumni as they present new video, performance, and installation work during this live program in response to the exhibition The Sassoons, which tells the story of a remarkable Jewish family, following four generations from Iraq to India, China, and England. IN RESPONSE: The Sassoons will explore themes that are present in the exhibition – such as discrimination, colonialism, global trade, and inheritance – through artworks presented during this one-night event at the Museum.

Participating Artists:

Noga Cohen
Nicholas Farhi and Steven Stallings (with Ruth Fish, Morgan Griffin, Matthew Macauley and Ludwig Persik)
Mónica Félix
Sasha Fishman (with Earth Aengel)
Danielle Gottesman
claudia yeejae kim (with Scott Lerner)
Anna Ting Möller
Denisse Griselda Reyes
Ryan Muchen Wang
Zhiqian Wang
Julian Zehnder

For more information and an archive of past programs, visit

Free with RSVP; Doors open at 6:30 pm.

Ryan Muchen Wang, "To You", 2022