Tuesday, May 08, 2012

A Short Course on Resistance @MoMA PS1, May 13


PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE FIRST SESSION OF

Short Course on Resistance


This participatory series is free and open to the general public, and we invite you to join us on May 13 for the first group discussion of Simon Critchley's book Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance. 

The book club segment of Short Course on Resistance meets on consecutive Sundays at MoMA PS1 from May until August to discuss several books, initiating with a discussion of Simon Critchley's book Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance


Critchley, the Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at The New School, joins the book club on May 20 for a Q&A session.

Simon Critchley also serves as a member of the International Necronautical Society, as Chief Philosopher. 

Additional confirmed participating authors and books include Jorg Heiser, editor of Frieze magazine; curator and critic Nicolas Bourriaud; and philosopher Jacques Ranciere. The book club will read their books, All of a Sudden: Things that Matter in Contemporary Art, The Radicant, and The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipationrespectively.
Please join us May 13 for our first session of Short Course on ResistanceSunday 3:00 – 4:00 PM.
To sign up and to receive more information, please fill out the form here: http://bit.ly/IIczss or email us at scr@artcomments.com.

Short Course on Resistance is free and open to the public @ MoMA PS1 facilitated by ArtBook.

Location:

MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. at the intersection of 46th Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101

Short Course on Resistance is a multidisciplinary exhibition comprised of a book club, forthcoming lectures, and video screenings to be held at various venues curated by Peter Duhon, writer, educator, and director of the contemporary art blog, Art Comments.

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