An interesting event recommended by Dr. Ganter:
Where Art Belongs: You Are Invited to be the Last Tiny Creature
Thursday Feb 24
James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Ave (34th/35th Streets)
FREE and open to the public.
Join Chris Kraus for an examination of artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art. Her new work, Where Art Belongs, expands the contention she raised in Video Green that “the art world is interesting only in so far as it reflects the larger world outside it.” Exploring the uses of boredom, poetry, privatized prisons, corporate philanthropy, vertically integrated manufacturing and discarded utopias, Kraus points to the surprising persistence of micro-cultures within the matrix.
Kraus is the author of I Love Dick, Aliens & Anorexia, Torpor, Video Green: Los Angeles Art and the Triumph of Nothingness and the forthcoming novel Summer of Hate. A co-editor of semiotext(e), she’s also the recipient of the 2008 Frank Jewett Mather award in art criticism.
No reservations. Arrive early for a seat.
Co-sponsored by the English Department, the Center for the Study of Women and Society, and the GC Poetics Group