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Whitney Independent Study Program: Critical Studies Symposium

Fri, May 20, 2016
5–9:30 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

The 2016 Critical Studies Symposium is an evening-long program in which each of the six participants from the Whitney Independent Study Critical Studies Program present a short paper on their current research. Two discussants respond to these papers.

Session I, 5–7pm
Discussant: Tom McDonough
Associate Professor and Chair of Art History, Binghamton University

Nicolas Linnert
"All Access Politics: Reality and Spectatorship in Two Film Installations by Jean-Luc Godard & Hito Steyerl"

Hammam Aldouri
"Sortir du Champ: Toward the Readymade as Artistic Practice"

Benedikt Reichenbach
"Materialism of Form: Binary Images as Models of Representation"

Session II, 7:30–9:30 pm
Discussant: Soyoung Yoon
Assistant Professor of Art History & Visual Studies, The New School

Kim Bobier
"Mine the Gaps: Subliminal Civil Rights Struggle in Lorraine O’Grady’s Art Is …"

Kaegan Sparks
"Routine Performance: Self-Management and Affective Labor in Martha Wilson's Early Works"

Harold Batista
"Immediate Peers for the Generations: Intergenerational Cooperation and Mutual Dependence"

Admission is free. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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