Photography: News and Events
Columbus Auditorium, 280 S. Columbus Dr.
Monday, November 26, 4:30 p.m.
Yasmil Raymond is curator of Dia Art Foundation and senior critic at Penn University, Philadelphia. She has organized exhibitions and projects with artists Jean-Luc Moulène, Koo Jeong A, Tomás Saraceno, Tino Sehgal, Franz Erhard Walther, Robert Whitman, and Ian Wilson. Past group exhibitions include Abstract Resistance (2010), Statements: Beuys, Flavin, Judd (2008), and Brave New Worlds (2007, co-curated with Doryun Chong). She has contributed essays to publications on artists Thomas Hirschhorn, Mark Manders, Rivane Neuenschwander, Kiki Smith, and Kara Walker. She is currently working on the upcoming retrospective of Carl Andre and on an outdoor project with Thomas Hirschhorn.
The Parlor Room lecture series is organized by graduate students of photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. We invite thinkers and makers, including artists of all media, for dialogue with the SAIC community and the public.
Photography is a disparate set of ideas and practices: widely relevant, yet in constant flux. The broad range of ideas, implications, and networks that current photography touches present vital material for new connections, new forms of knowledge, new models of making, and, still, for new ways of seeing.