Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts: Ariella Azoulay - "Potential History"
May 3, 2012, 7pm-9pm
Ariella Azoulay presents a public lecture titled "Potential History” for The Real and the Political, the fourth annual Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts.
In her talk, Dr. Azoulay addresses the possibilities that motivate and direct civic actions that critique or supplant without being exhausted by state order. She discusses these issues in relation to two photographic archives she assembled that deal with Israel’s representation of the state and its history.
Azoulay is director of the Photo-Lexic International Research Group at the Minerva Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel. Among her ground-breaking studies of photography and politics are Death’s Showcase (MIT Press, 2001), The Civil Contract of Photography (Zone Books, 2008) and the forthcoming Civil Imagination: A Political Ontology of Photography (Verso, 2012).
Admission is free | Map
The Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts offers York University graduate students and the wider community the opportunity to engage with prominent international artists, curators, critics and theorists through seminars, workshops, courses and public lectures. The Summer Institute is named in recognition of Joan and Martin Goldfarb, longstanding supporters of York’s Faculty of Fine Arts, whose generous gift has made this annual residency program possible.
|Location:||MOCCA, 952 Queen Street West, Toronto|
|Sponsor:||Department of Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts|