Frances Fox Piven – Why Americans Don’t Vote and What We Can Do About It – Monday, November 11th at 7 pm

Frances Fox Piven – Why Americans Don’t Vote and What We Can Do About It – Monday, November 11th at 7 pm

  Frances Fox Piven Why Americans Don’t Vote and What We Can Do About It Monday, November 11, 7pm 133 West 21st Street, room 101c RSVP at Eventbrite or by emailing art-pol@sva.edu   Frances Fox Piven, sociologist, activist, one of the “nine most dangerous people in the world” (Glenn Beck), and author of the definitive analysis of […]

VCS presents “Bill Arning: Texas eccentrics and Queer renegades – an unlikely curatorial love story” | Monday, October 21st at 7pm

VCS presents “Bill Arning: Texas eccentrics and Queer renegades – an unlikely curatorial love story” | Monday, October 21st at 7pm

– Bill Arning Texas eccentrics and Queer renegades – an unlikely curatorial love story   Monday, Oct. 21, 7pm 133 W. 21st St., 101C   RSVP at Eventbrite or by emailing art-pol@sva.edu   As a curator, art writer and museum administrator, Bill Arning’s path has been unpredictable. Growing up as a teenage punk musician in New […]

Free tickets available to students, faculty, and staff for the Paul Chan Artist Talk at the Guggenheim, October 8th at 6:30 pm

Free tickets available to students, faculty, and staff for the Paul Chan Artist Talk at the Guggenheim, October 8th at 6:30 pm

The Guggenheim Museum is offering free tickets to students, faculty, and staff for an upcoming artist talk by Paul Chan, in conjunction with the exhibition Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection. Here’s some information about the talk from the Guggenheim’s Public Program’s department, including links to additional details on the museum’s website:   […]

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 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: theoryart@sva.edu  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 […]

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, […]

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