Panel Discussion: Art and Crisis Thursday, January 17, 2013 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub @ TEMP Art Space 57 Walker Street New York, NY 10013 ICI and INPUT Journal are pleased to announce a panel discussion on the occasion of the book release for INPUT #5: Blockhouse (Winter 2013). Under the curation of guest creative director Avelino Sala, Blockhouseas a metaphor for a bunkerexplores the capacity of artists to confront crisis, and to question the symbolic function of art and the role of creation during a critical moment of metaphorical entrenchment. Panel Participants: Renée Vara (Moderator), editor, INPUT Journal; curator; NYU professor David Maroto, Spanish artist based in The Netherlands Imma Prieto, Professor, ERAM (Girona University); art critic and curator Avelino Sala, artist; editor, Sublime magazine; curator in the group Commission Curatorial Collective The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with INPUT in the subject field. INPUT #5 is printed in English and Spanish and available in a limited edition of 150 copies. Featured artists: AES+F, Marc Bijl, Fernando Bryce, Paco Cao, Josechu Dávila, Wim Delvoye, Democracia, Mounir Fatmi, Carlos Garaicoa, Daniel García Andújar, Chus García Fraile, Kendell Geers, Goldiechiari, Regina Jose Galindo, MK Kaehne, Rogelio López Cuenca, Teresa Margolles, David Maroto, Mateo Matè, Pepe Medina, Jorge Mendéz Blake, Eugenio Merino, Santiago Morilla, Antonio Muntadas, Dan Perjovschi, PJSM, Anri Sala, Avelino Sala, Santiago Sierra and Pelayo Varela. Featured art critics: Fernando Castro Flórez, José Luis Corazón Ardura, Blanca de la Torre and Imma Prieto. To order a copy of INPUT #5 or for more information, please visit www.inputjournal.org, www.curatorsintl.org or e-mail email@example.com. INPUT is an avant-garde nonprofit journal founded in 2009. The journal seeks to preserve the book form as a space for artistic experimentation and collaboration in the field of art publishing. For each limited edition, a guest art director is invited to approach the space of the book in a curatorial fashion, using it as a means to explore current cultural conditions without commercial interruption. INPUT has been featured at the New York Art Book Fair, The Armory Show, and Printed Matter. This event is sponsored by Spain Culture New York- Consulate General of Spain, member of the network Spain Arts & Culture. Special thanks to all the participating artists and critics for their support.