This panel, held in conjunction with the opening of the 2021 Triennial, "Soft Water Hard Stone," features co-curators Margot Norton, Allen and Lola Goldring Curator of the New Museum, and Jamillah James, Senior Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, in conversation with Eva Respini, Barbara Lee Chief Curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. The speakers discuss the intricacies of curating an international exhibition during times of significant change and share the stories, insights, and concepts that undergird the 2021 Triennial.