Gregg Bordowitz in conversation with Glenn Ligon – Glenn Ligon: Untitled (I Am a Man) (1988), Tate Modern
We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday 29 May at Tate Modern, London, Gregg Bordowitz will be launching his latest One Work book that focuses on Glenn Ligon’s iconic Untitled (I Am a Man) (1988).
For this event, Bordowitz will be in conversation with Ligon to discuss how Untitled (I Am a Man) can be read and thought about today. Drawing from the theoretical writings of André Green, Stuart Hall and Charles Sanders Peirce, the poetry and music of figures such as Sojourner Truth and Bo Diddley, and the 1968 African-American sanitation workers’ strike in Memphis, Bordowitz’s book considers the contributions Untitled (I Am a Man) makes to contemporary questions of self, race and gender.
Tickets: £9 (concessions £6). To purchase tickets please visit the Tate website. After the event copies of the book will be available to purchase and have signed by Bordowitz and Ligon.
This event is produced in collaboration with the Tate Modern and forms one public element of the One Work publication series, focusing on the artworks that have significantly shaped the way we understand art and its history. The One Work series is distributed by The MIT Press.