Amelia Jones is professor and Grierson Chair in Visual Culture at McGill University, Montreal. She has organized exhibitions and written widely on contemporary art and on feminist, queer and anti-racist approaches to visual culture. Her recent publications include major essays on Marina Abramović, feminist art and curating, and performance art histories, as well as the edited volumes Feminism and Visual Culture Reader (2003, 2010) and A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 (2006). Following on her publication Body Art/Performing the Subject (1998), Jones’ single-authored books include Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada (2004) and Self Image: Technology, Representation and the Contemporary Subject (2006). Current projects are Perform, Repeat, Record: Live Art in History, a volume co-edited with Adrian Heathfield (Intellect Press, 2012) and a book titled Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification in the Visual Arts, slated for release later this year.
"Queer Feminist Durationality: The Trace of the Subject in Contemporary Art"
Monday, April 30 – 2:30pm
Room 338 Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, York University
4700 Keele St. Toronto | Map & Directions