This Friday, January 18 from 7 to 9 pm – Benjamin Y. Fong: Aggressivity, Technology and the Crisis of Thinking

–   Benjamin Y. Fong: Aggressivity, Technology and the Crisis of Thinking Friday, January 18, 2019 7:00 – 9:00pm Room 600, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York Free and open to the public RSVP here BFA Visual & Critical Studies and MA Critical Theory and the Arts present writer and educator Benjamin Y. Fong, who will examine the role social […]

This Wednesday, December 19th at 6 pm – Anastasia Warren and Amy Wilson in a panel discussion for “My Silences Had Not Protected Me” at Fort Gansevoort

This Wednesday, December 19th at 6 pm – Anastasia Warren and Amy Wilson in a panel discussion for “My Silences Had Not Protected Me” at Fort Gansevoort

Tomorrow night at 6 pm, VCS alumna Anastasia Warren and faculty member Amy Wilson will be participating in a panel discussion at Fort Gansevoort organized in conjunction with the current exhibition My Silences Had Not Protected Me. You can read about the exhibition at the previous link, and in this post from last month. When: Wed., […]

This Monday, December 3rd at 7 pm – Democracy and the Poor: Prolegomena to a Radical Theory of Democracy, with Andreas Kalyvas (RSVP here)

This Monday, December 3rd at 7 pm – Democracy and the Poor: Prolegomena to a Radical Theory of Democracy, with Andreas Kalyvas (RSVP here)

Democracy and the Poor: Prolegomena to a Radical Theory of Democracy Monday, December 3rd 7pm-9pm 133 W. 21st Street, 6th Floor, Room 600 RSVP to: [email protected]  Andreas Kalyvas is an editor of Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory and Associate Professor in the Department of Politics at The New School for Social Research. Professor Kalyvas’s work […]

Coming up Monday, November 5th – “Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century”

Coming up Monday, November 5th – “Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century”

 – Inner Shorthands: Physiognomy and the Limits of Biopolitics in the Neurosic Century Monday, November 5 6:30-8:00 PM 133/141 W 21st Street, room 101C New York, NY 10011 Nicoletta Pireddu (Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UCLA; Dottorato di Ricerca, Università di Venezia “Ca’ Foscari”, Italy) visits BFA Visual & Critical Studies to talk about the discontinuities in the “natural […]

A new video of Stefanie Baumann’s “Counter-shots from Lebanon”

A new video of Stefanie Baumann’s “Counter-shots from Lebanon”

Here’s a new video of last semester’s Art in the First Person lecture by Stefanie Baumann, “Counter-shots from Lebanon: On The Atlas Group’s peculiar way to subvert hegemonic claims to truth.” BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents a talk by Stefanie Baumann (PhD University Paris 8) on Walid Raad’s artistic project The Atlas Group. Documenting facts “that could have been true,” The […]

VCS presents Geography and the Economic Imagination of Development, Monday, October 15th at 6:30 pm

VCS presents Geography and the Economic Imagination of Development, Monday, October 15th at 6:30 pm

  – Geography and the Economic Imagination of Development Monday, October 15 6:30-8:00 PM 133/141 W 21st Street, room 101C New York, NY 10011 – What are the questions that shape the imagination of investors and the people living in places deemed as new opportunities to invest? How do the effects of speculation unfold in […]

Announcing Microanalysis | The Scale of Subjecthood, Thursday, October 11th at 239 Greene Street, presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

Announcing Microanalysis | The Scale of Subjecthood, Thursday, October 11th at 239 Greene Street, presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

  Microanalysis: The Scale of Subjecthood Practitioners of microanalytic observation and interpretation place their human subjects under insistent inspection. Often these subjects are at the social margins. Their pervasive discomfort is transformed into documents, texts, photos and films that in turn may be used to educate others—or even to reform the subjects themselves. Microanalysis: The […]

Announcing GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network, this Monday, September 24th at 6:30 pm in room 101C

Announcing GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network, this Monday, September 24th at 6:30 pm in room 101C

  GROUP CHAT: Bringing Together a Peer Network Monday, September 24, 2018 6:30 – 8:00pm Room 101C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free and open to the public   Art school can be a cocoon, providing a built in support system. Following graduation young artists often find it difficult to navigate the art […]

Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s Art in the First Person lecture “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” is now available to view on YouTube. Here’s the video, along with a description of the event from last October’s event announcement:     BFA Visual & Critical Studies is proud to present a lecture by Heather Cass White, […]

This Monday, April 9th at 6:30 pm – Dissolving Borders: Art, Counter Surveillance, and DIY Technology

This Monday, April 9th at 6:30 pm – Dissolving Borders: Art, Counter Surveillance, and DIY Technology

  Dissolving Borders: Art, Counter Surveillance, and DIY Technology Monday, April 9 @ 6:30 PM Room 101C 133/141 W 21st Street   BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents a talk on artistic research and hacking in anticipation of More Art’s upcoming dual-city (New York/Rome) commissions on the global refugee and immigration crises. The panel at SVA will include […]

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