On Thursday December 1st, 2011, from 1 – 2 pm, Tim Rollins + K.O.S will speak in D-211 Lecture Hall, in the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center (D Building), at the Fashion Institute of Technology, located at 27th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY. The event is open to the public. The ARTSpeak 2011-2012 Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Art and Design and the School of Liberal Arts.
In 1984, artist Tim Rollins launched a workshop with a group of students in the Bronx who adopted the name K.O.S. (Kids of Survival). Together the group has collaborated on art inspired by literary and historical texts. They have exhibited at LA MoCA; the Tate Gallery, London; and the Whitney Biennial, among others. A traveling retrospective of the group’s 20-year career opened at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College in 2009.