TO SAVE A WORLD : GEOENGINEERING, FUTURISM, AND THE UNTHINKABLE
ECOLE NORMALE SUPÉRIEURE
18 JANVIER 2019 / 18 JANUARY 2019
29 RUE D’ULM – SALLE JEAN JAURÈS
T.J. Demos is an art historian and cultural critic who writes on contemporary art and visual culture, particularly in relation to globalization, politics, migration and ecology. Currently a Professor in the Department of History of Art and Visual Culture (HAVC) at UC Santa Cruz, and the founding director of the Center for Creative Ecologies, he is the author of several books, including Decolonizing Nature: Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology (Sternberg Press, 2016), The Migrant Image: The Art and Politics of Documentary during Global Crisis (Duke University Press, 2013), and Return to the Postcolony: Spectres of Colonialism in Contemporary Art (Sternberg Press, 2013). Previous to his current appointment, Demos taught at University College London between 2005-2015.
Demos has also curated a number of art exhibitions, including Rights of Nature: Art and Ecology in the Americas in 2010 and Uneven Geographies: Art and Globalisation in 2015, both at Nottingham Contemporary (both co-curated with Alex Farqharson); Specters: A Cinema of Haunting at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid in 2014; and Zones of Conflict, at Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York in 2008.
Entrée libre et sans inscription
Intervenants : T.J. Demos
Date et heure : 18 janvier 2019 – 18h-20h
Lieu : École Normale Supérieure – salle Jean Jaurès
29, rue d’Ulm, Paris 75005