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January 16, 2013

Public Programs: Upcoming Events Spring 2013

Columbia University School of the Arts

Poster image for Liam Gillick, Creative Disruptions in the Age of Soft Revolutions.

THE SÉANCE
Thursday, January 24, 7pm
Faculty House (enter on Amsterdam Ave and W 116th St)

Roundtable discussion on the history and scope of the cinematic event with Ed Halter and Thomas Beard (Light Industry), Andy Lampert (Anthology Film Archives), and Chrissie Iles (Whitney Museum). Co-presented by the Film Studies Program, Department of Art History and Archaeology and Columbia Seminars. RSVP 


LOTHAR BAUMGARTEN AND KAIRA M. CABAÑAS 
Wednesday, February 13, 6:30pm
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery (Schermerhorn Hall, 8th Floor)

A conversation with conceptual artist Lothar Baumgarten and Lecturer and Director of MA in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies (MODA) Kaira M. Cabañas in conjunction with the Wallach Art Gallery exhibition Conceptual Geographies: Frames and Documents, Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection. RSVP 


LIAM GILLICK: “CREATIVE DISRUPTIONS IN THE AGE OF SOFT REVOLUTIONS” 
February 26 & 28, March 5 & 7; 7pm
Miller Theatre  (2960 Broadway at 116th St)

Selected as the 38th Bampton Series speaker, artist and Visual Arts faculty Liam Gillick presents a series of four lectures examining a particular genealogy of the modern period that offers a revised understanding of the origins of contemporary art and its analysis. The series is co-presented by the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life and the School of the Arts. RSVP 

1820 ERASUMUS AND UPHEAVAL: Tuesday, February 26
The first lecture addresses the immediate aftermath of the French and American revolutions, which leads to new models of work, life and social organization.

1948 SKINNER AND COUNTER REVOLUTION: Thursday, February 28 
The second lecture examines conspiracy, behavioralism, post-war restructuring and the delusions around applied modernism, revealing the various counter measures, both intentional and structural, that shaped the post-war sense of self.

1963 HERMAN KAHN AND PROJECTION: Tuesday, March 5
For the third lecture, 1963 is the pivot for a consideration of projection, both social and political. The rise of insurgency and the consolidation of the scenario as a tool of political and financial control is combined with new models of the presented self within developing sub-cultures.

1974 VOLVO AND THE MISE-EN-SCÈNE: Thursday, March 7  
The final lecture, rooted in 1974, explores the mise-en-scène as a model for social and cultural organization. Continued shifts in technology and the rise of Neo-Liberalism are countered by new identifications and subjectivities. 


Columbia University School of the Arts Public Programs are guided by a commitment to presenting new voices, international perspectives and scholarship across the arts. These events aim to create a forum for the exchange of ideas among practitioners, students, scholars and the public. 

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservation information noted above.  
All events are FREE and open to all.  

For more events, news and directions, visit arts.columbia.edu.


 

 

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