Online, via Zoom
The Critical Studies Symposium is an evening-long event during which each of the six participants from this year's Whitney Independent Study Critical Studies Program presents a short paper on their current research. Two discussants respond to these papers.
This program is free but registration is required.
Introduction by Lindsay Caplan
Ph.D. Art History, CUNY Graduate Center; Postdoctoral Research Associate, Brown University
Discussant: Tina Campt
Professor, Humanities and Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
Where You Find A Wild Woman
The Abolition Machine: Black Radicalism, Abolitionist Techno-Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Technology
Jonas Stark Johnson
Force Multipliers and Spiritual Fitness: Scenes of Exception in Everyday Self-Defense.
Discussant: Soyoung Yoon
Assistant Professor and Program Director of Art History & Visual Studies, The New School
Pei-Chun (Viola) Hsieh
Press on and Play the Hits: Chen Ting-jung's You Are the Only One I Care About (Whisper)
Surface and Emptiness: Ulrike Ottinger’s Ornamentik
Russian Blues, Rainbow Solidarity