Prospect New Orleans

May 14, 2014

From October 25, 2014, through January 25 2015, New Orleans, LA will host Prospect 3: Notes for Now (P3), a large-scale international biennial that features the work of 50 artists from over 20 countries. This year’s Artistic Director is Franklin Sirmans, the Terri and Michael Smooke Department Head and Curator of Contemporary Art at LACMA.

Mark Bradford, Mirtha, 2008, installation in the Lower 9th Ward, Prospect New Orleans, photograph by John D’Addario

Sirmans has created a New Orleans-centered curatorial theme inspired by the acclaimed novel, The Moviegoer, written by Southern Existentialist Walker Percy. Set in and around New Orleans in the 60’s, The Moviegoer will provide Sirmans with a lens for examining artistic practice.