Event

A Benefit for Triple Canopy, Honoring Hilton Als

With Hilton Als, Helga Davis, Jennifer Krasinski, Zoe Leonard, Okwui Okpokwasili & Lorna Simpson 7:00 p.m. Jing Fong
20 Elizabeth Street
New York, New York

Photo of Hilton Als by Brigitte Lacombe.

We’re pleased to announce that Hilton Als will be the honoree at Triple Canopy’s fall benefit, which will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Triple Canopy’s editors, Board of Directors, and Honorary Committee members kindly invite you to join us for cocktails, a seated dinner, dancing, and various celebrations of Als’s extraordinary contributions to cultural life in New York and beyond.

Artists Zoe Leonard and Lorna Simpson will create editions for the occasion. Helga Davis and Okwui Okpokwasili will present a new performance. Guests will also receive Andy Warhol: The Series, a new limited-edition paperback comprising television scripts written by Als, featuring an introduction by Jennifer Krasinski and published by Triple Canopy. The evening concludes with an after party, co-organized with DJ Voices.

Honorary Committee

Thomas Beard, Tavi Gevinson, Jean Godfrey-June, Thelma Golden & Duro Olowu, Alexandra Shiva & Jonathan Marc Sherman, Brent Sikkema, Darren Walker & David Beitzel, Kara Walker, Rachel Weisz, and Lucas Zwirner

Benefit Committee

Anne Bass, Eileen Cohen* & Michael Cohen, Steven Goldglit*, Hauser & Wirth, Alex Logsdail*, Sarah McNally-Jackson, Holly Peterson

Marianne Boesky, Company Gallery, Sharon Gallagher, Barbara Gladstone, Anne Kennedy & Peter Nadin, Stephanie LaCava, Chris Leong*, Emily Sundblad, Beth Swofford

Lisa Dent*, Alexandra Economou*, Heather Flow, Marian Goodman, Regan Lin Grusy* & Anders Bergstrom, Jim Hodges, Heather Hubbs, Prem Krishnamurthy*, Claire Montgomery & James T. MacGregor, Margaret Lee & Oliver Newton, Brett Littman, Brian Sawyer, Margaret Sundell, Mimi Thompson

Ian Alteveer & Stephen Figge, Artforum, Anne Collier & Matthew Higgs, Stuart Comer, David Deitcher, Document Journal, Gabrielle Giattino*, Tom Healy, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Julia Joern, Raymond J. McGuire & Crystal McCrary, Cory Nomura, Andrea Rosen, Thor Shannon, Kate Shepherd*, Thea Westreich Wagner & Ethan Wagner, Carrie Mae Weems, Wong Kit Yi

Elizabeth Alexander, Carol Becker, Gregg Bordowitz, Alexandra Bowes, Nicole Bray, Isolde Brielmaier, Ursula Burns, Isabel Byron, Eleanor Cayre, Rachel Chandler, Will Chancellor, Dillon Cohen & Katie Holten, Kim Conaty, Lisa Cooley, Mónica de la Torre, Katie Dixon & Richard Fleming, Bridget Donahue, Alexander Ferrando, Richard Flood, Hal Foster & Sandra Tait, Andrew Francis, Malik Gaines*, Claudia Gould, Joanne Greenbaum, Mackie Healy & Alex Glauber, Alanna Heiss & Fredrick Sherman, Anton Kern, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Carin Kuoni & John Oakes, Thessaly La Force, Jessica Lysons, John Melick, Susan Meltzer & Harry Meltzer, Cathy & Jonathan Miller, Gregory R. Miller* & Michael Weiner, Maureen Miller, Roger Mooney & Donald Steele, Barbara Morse & Howard Morse, Liz Mulholland, Brooke Garber Neidich, Nicolas Niarchos, Barbara Novak & Brian O’Doherty, Elizabeth Peyton, Steve Pulimood, Carolyn Ramo, Kathryn Rashid, Charles Renfro, Nicole Russo, Carol Salmanson, Arlene Shechet, Jay Scheib, Susan Sellers, Erin Shirreff & Ryan Martin, Rebecca Siegel, Joan Simon, Ira Silverberg & Bob Morris, Justin Stanwix, Michael Straus, Julia Trotta & Davide Balula, Allison Weisberg & Peter Barker-Huelster, Arden Wohl & Jonah Freeman, Karen Wong, Candace Worth, Begum Yasar, Donn Zaretsky

List in formation. Asterisk indicates current member of Triple Canopy’s Board of Directors.

Levels of support

Individual ticket: $250
• Individual seating for dinner and cocktails
• Tax deductibility: $185

Pair of two tickets: $450
• Seating for two guests for dinner and cocktails
• Name recognition on the Benefit Committee list in print and online
• Tax deductibility: $320

Half-table for five: $1,000
• Seating for five guests for dinner and cocktails
• Name recognition on the Benefit Committee list in print and online
• Complimentary Triple Canopy membership, including free entry to public programs at our new venue, 264 Canal Street
• Tax deductibility: $675

Table for ten: $2,000
• Seating for ten guests for dinner and cocktails
• Name recognition on the Benefit Committee list in print and online
• Complimentary Triple Canopy membership, including free entry to public programs at our new venue, 264 Canal Street
• Tax deductibility: $1,350

Table for ten with premier seating: $3,000
• Premier seating for ten guests with dinner and cocktails
• Name recognition on the Benefit Committee list in print and online
• Complimentary Triple Canopy membership, including free entry to public programs at our new venue, 264 Canal Street
• Tax deductibility: $2,350

Table for ten with premium seating: $5,000
• Premiem seating for ten guests with dinner and cocktails
• Name recognition on the Benefit Committee list in print and online
• Special event invitations throughout the year
• Complimentary Triple Canopy membership, including our latest paperbacks and free entry to public programs at our new venue, 264 Canal Street
• Tax deductibility: $4,350

Unable to attend? Consider making a tax-deductible contribution.

With additional support from:


Participants
  • Hilton Als is a writer and theater critic at the New Yorker. He was formerly a writer and picture editor at the Village Voice and editor-at-large at Vibe. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2017, and a Guggenheim fellowship in 2000. His latest book, White Girls, was published by McSweeney’s in 2013.
  • Helga Davis starred in the 25th anniversary international tour of Robert Wilson’s Einstein on the Beach; Wilson’s The Temptation of St. Anthony, with libretto and score by Bernice Johnson Reagon, of Sweet Honey in the Rock; Milton, by Katie Pearl and Lisa Damour; Elsewhere, with cellist Maya Beiser, with music by Missy Mazolli; and The Blue Planet, a multimedia theater piece written by Peter Greenaway and directed by Saskia Boddeke. She is the recipient of the BRIC Fireworks grant and completed her first full-length theater piece, Cassandra. Davis may also be heard on the new VIA Records release, Oceanic Verses, a multimedia opera work written for her by composer Paola Prestini. In Fall 2015, Davis performed in her fifth Next Wave festival at BAM, in Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond) and Andrew Ondrejcak’s You Usa We All. She hosts a podcast, HELGA, on WQXR’s Q2, and was awarded an ASCAP Multimedia Award for hosting 24:33: twenty-four hours and thirty-three minutes of the playful and playable John Cage.
  • Jennifer Krasinski writes on art and performance for the Village Voice and Artforum. She is on faculty in the MFA art writing program at the School of Visual Arts and is the recipient of a 2013 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation arts-writers grant.
  • Zoe Leonard is a New York–based artist who works with photography, sculpture, and installation. Recent exhibitions include those at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Madrid; Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna; Dia:Beacon, Beacon, New York; Dia at the Hispanic Society, New York; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; and Documenta 12. She is co-chair of the graduate program in photography, Bard College. She has an upcoming solo show in 2012 at the Camden Arts Centre, London.
  • Okwui Okpokwasili is a Brooklyn-based writer, choreographer, and actress working at the intersection of theater, dance, and installation. She collaborates regularly with Peter Born and Ralph Lemon. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships.
  • Lorna Simpson is known for working in a wide range of mediums including photograph-and-text works, videos, drawings, collage and paintings that confront and challenge conventional views of culture, representation and memory. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Jeu de Paume, Paris; and Haus der Kunst, Munich among others, as well as significant international exhibitions such as the Hugo Boss Prize at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, Documenta XI in Kassel, Germany, and the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.