Conversations on Contemporary Art: The Gradual Contemporary - Claire Bishop
Information Overload: Research Based Art and the Politics of Attention
As part of RISD’s 2018 Graduate Commons Speaker Series, art historian Claire Bishop considers the rise of research-based art since the early 1990s and its relationship to the changing status of knowledge as a result of digital technology.
All are welcome to a reception at 5 pm in the Chace Center lobby before the lecture begins.
Free, registration required.
Claire Bishop is an art historian and critic based at CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of Radical Museology, or What’s Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art? (2013), Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship (2012), and Installation Art: A Critical History (2005).
Conversations on Contemporary Art: The Gradual Contemporary is a collaboration among RISD’s Divisions of Graduate Studies, Fine Arts and Liberal Arts, and is enabled by the generous support of the Robert Lehman Foundation, New York. This event is co-sponsored by RISD Global. For further details, see havc.risd.edu