ATS x ANAH presents - Christopher Cutrone

Please join us for discussion: The Critical Theory of Art as Technology.

Chris Cutrone teaches in the Departments of Art History, Theory and Criticism and Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is an Instructor at the Institute for Clinical Social Work and was a longtime lecturer in the Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago, where he completed the PhD degree in the Committee on the History of Culture and the MA in Art History. His doctoral dissertation was on Adorno’s Marxism. He received the MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the BA from Hampshire College. He is also a writer and media artist committed to critical thinking and artistic practice and the politics of social emancipation. He is the original lead organizer of the Platypus Affiliated Society, an international Marxist educational project. 

Organized by Bopha Hul & Ye-Bhit Hong

Please join us for a discussion with Christopher Cutrone as we discuss some of the themes present in the following texts. This event will be in the form of an informal dialogue, not lecture based. There will be some time made available for questions in a short Q&A. Please download texts below and come prepared to discuss!
 

The Relevance of Critical Theory to Art Today by Christopher Cutrone for The Platypus Affiliated Society
http://platypus1917.org/2011/01/01/the-relevance-of-critical-theory-to-art-today/#cutrone
 

Critique of Revolutionary Art: Trotsky, Benjamin, Adorno, and Greenberg by Christopher Cutrone for Caesura
https://caesuramag.org/essays/critique-of-revolutionary-art-trotsky-benjamin-adorno-and-greenberg
 

Art and Politics in Our Epoch by Leon Trotsky
https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1938/06/artpol.htm
 

The Author as Producer by Walter Benjamin
https://platypus1917.org/wp-content/uploads/benjamin_authorproducer.pdf

 

 
Moderated by Bopha Hul, Anais Morales
Friday, November 13, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Please join us on Zoom. Webinar ID: 865 6416 8365