05.28.2003

Whitney ISP Critical Studies Symposium

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Critical Studies Program Symposium
Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture
A symposium featuring the 2002-03 Helena Rubinstein Critical
Studies Fellows of the Independent Study Program
session 1
7-9 pm
Discussant:
George Baker,
assistant professor of art history, Purchase College, State University of
New York
Lori Cole
Poised in Dialogue, Persisting in Difference: On the Political Implications
of Shimon Attie’s Public Art Practice
Walter Johnston
Figuring Loss: Memory, Identity, and the Political in Hans Haacke’s Der
Bevölkerung
Chris Mills
Tender Buttons: Gertrude Stein Snaps A Snapshot
session 2
8:30-10 pm
Discussant:
Jennifer Gonzalez,
assistant professor of art history, University of California, Santa Cruz
Katherine Bussard
Tête à Tête: Social Vision in Philip-Lorca diCorcia’s heads
Naomi Beckwith
“Typological Fictions”: Racial Representation in the Projects of Adrian
Piper & Nikki S. Lee
Huey Copeland
“Lack of Location Is My Location:” Glenn Ligon and the Politics of
Fugitivity
Naomi Beckwith received her MA in the History of Art with Distinction from
the Courtauld Institute of Art, London and her BA in History from
Northwestern University, Chicago.
Advisor: Coco Fusco
Katherine Bussard is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Graduate Center,
City University of New York. Her work has focused on questions of memory,
identity, and the document in photography.
Advisor: Benjamin Buchloh
Lori Cole received her BA in Literature with Honors from Brown University.
Her writing has appeared in Post Road, the Providence Phoenix, and the
Village Voice.
Advisor: Maurice Berger
Huey Copeland is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art at
University of California, Berkeley. He is currently at work on his
dissertation, “Bound to Appear: Site, Subjection, and the Disfiguration of
Slavery in American Art.”
Advisor: Robin Kelley
Walter Johnston received his BA in Language and Literature at Bard College.
Advisor: Rosalyn Deutsche
Chris Mills is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Performance Studies at
New York University, teaching in its Department of Drama. She is also an
assistant editor at Theatre Journal.
Advisor: Carol Armstrong
The Independent Study Program is supported in part by Joanne Leonhardt
Cassullo, the New Dorothea L. Leonhardt Fund of the Communities Foundation
of Texas, Easton Foundation, and the National Committee of the Whitney
Museum of American Art. Endowment support is provided by The Dorothea L.
Leonhardt Foundation, Inc., and the Helena Rubinstein Foundation.
To learn more about the Independent Study Program, please contact us:
Independent Study Program
100 Lafayette Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10013
(212) 431-1737
www.whitney.org
“>To read about this event download the PDF.
Critical Studies Program Symposium
Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture
A symposium featuring the 2002-03 Helena Rubinstein Critical
Studies Fellows of the Independent Study Program
session 1
7-9 pm
Discussant:
George Baker,
assistant professor of art history, Purchase College, State University of
New York
Lori Cole
Poised in Dialogue, Persisting in Difference: On the Political Implications
of Shimon Attie’s Public Art Practice
Walter Johnston
Figuring Loss: Memory, Identity, and the Political in Hans Haacke’s Der
Bevölkerung
Chris Mills
Tender Buttons: Gertrude Stein Snaps A Snapshot
session 2
8:30-10 pm
Discussant:
Jennifer Gonzalez,
assistant professor of art history, University of California, Santa Cruz
Katherine Bussard
Tête à Tête: Social Vision in Philip-Lorca diCorcia’s heads
Naomi Beckwith
“Typological Fictions”: Racial Representation in the Projects of Adrian
Piper & Nikki S. Lee
Huey Copeland
“Lack of Location Is My Location:” Glenn Ligon and the Politics of
Fugitivity
Naomi Beckwith received her MA in the History of Art with Distinction from
the Courtauld Institute of Art, London and her BA in History from
Northwestern University, Chicago.
Advisor: Coco Fusco
Katherine Bussard is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Graduate Center,
City University of New York. Her work has focused on questions of memory,
identity, and the document in photography.
Advisor: Benjamin Buchloh
Lori Cole received her BA in Literature with Honors from Brown University.
Her writing has appeared in Post Road, the Providence Phoenix, and the
Village Voice.
Advisor: Maurice Berger
Huey Copeland is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art at
University of California, Berkeley. He is currently at work on his
dissertation, “Bound to Appear: Site, Subjection, and the Disfiguration of
Slavery in American Art.”
Advisor: Robin Kelley
Walter Johnston received his BA in Language and Literature at Bard College.
Advisor: Rosalyn Deutsche
Chris Mills is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Performance Studies at
New York University, teaching in its Department of Drama. She is also an
assistant editor at Theatre Journal.
Advisor: Carol Armstrong
The Independent Study Program is supported in part by Joanne Leonhardt
Cassullo, the New Dorothea L. Leonhardt Fund of the Communities Foundation
of Texas, Easton Foundation, and the National Committee of the Whitney
Museum of American Art. Endowment support is provided by The Dorothea L.
Leonhardt Foundation, Inc., and the Helena Rubinstein Foundation.
To learn more about the Independent Study Program, please contact us:
Independent Study Program
100 Lafayette Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10013
(212) 431-1737
www.whitney.org

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