Talks & Readings

Whitney Independent Study Program: Critical Studies Symposium

FRI, May 18, 2018
5–9:30 pm

Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

The 2018 Critical Studies Symposium is an evening-long program in which each of the six participants from the Whitney Independent Study Critical Studies Program presents a short paper on their current research. Two discussants respond to these papers.

Session I
5-7 pm
Discussant: Carrie Lambert-Beatty


Amelia Ames
La Peinture N'Existe Pas: Jutta Koether, Towards a Feminist Theory of Painting

Lauren Young
In, Around and Outside the Apartment (On Moyra Davey)

Joseph P. Henry
Empathy from Cacti to Brecht


Session II
7:30–9:30 pm
Discussant: Jennifer González

Kavita S. Kulkarni
Sunday Tea Parties & House Epistemologies: Marking an Ethics of Care in Underground Topologies of Pleasure

Alia Al-Sabi
Palestine as Crime Scene: Forensic Architecture and the Politics of Evidence

Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco
A Pathological Baroque: Optical Deformation in José Val del Omar’s Fuego en Castilla (1961)

The event is free. Registration is required.  For ticketing issues, please email ticketing@whitney.org.

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