Monday, October 20: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Room 220, Saunders Hall, UNC-CH
Brian Holmes. “Artistic Activism, New Cartographies, and Cultural Politics in Contemporary Europe“.
Brian Holmes is a cultural critic, working on the intersections of artistic practice and political economy, living in Paris, moving restlessly around the world. He holds a doctorate in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of California at Berkeley, is the author of the book Hieroglyphs of the Future: art and politics for a networked era (Zagreb: WHW, 2002), was the English editor of publications for Documenta X, Kassel, Germany, 1997, a member of the graphic arts group Ne pas plier from 1999 to 2001, has more recently worked with the French conceptual art group Bureau d’Etudes. Lectures widely in Europe & North and South America, is a frequent contributor to the international mailinglist Nettime, a member of the editorial committee of the art magazines Springerin (Austria) and Brumaria (Spain), and of the interdisciplinary journal Multitudes (France). The latest collection of essays, Unleashing the Collective Phantoms, is currently at the press (Autonomedia, New York). All Brian’s texts can be found at the website of Tangent University, www.u-tangente.org.
See complete schedule below:
Complete Schedule for the Week:
Monday October 30, 2006:
5.00pm-6.30pm. Brian Holmes. “Artistic Activism, New Cartographies, and Cultural Politics in Contemporary Europe“. Room 220 Saunders Hall, UNC-CH.
Tuesday October 31 2006:
12.30pm -1.30pm. The European Project and Social Movements. John Pickles’ “Europe Today” class. 204 Saunders Hall, UNC-CH. [Open to all]
Wednesday November 1 2006:
11.00am. elin slavick. Two projects: “Bombsites” and “workers’ identities”.