in-class readings

books and links also available at the Concordia Library through the course reserves website

WINTER SEMESTER

 

*Subject to regular updates

 

Holiday Break -- January 14

 

Brian O'Doherty Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Space

*Introduction and first 2 chapters

https://arts.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/arc-of-life-ODoherty_Brian_Inside_the_White_Cube_The_Ideology_of_the_Gallery_Space.pdf LINK

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-white-cube-dominate-art useful article

 

January 14

 

1) https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/critical-intimacy-interview-gayatri-chakravorty-spivak/

LINK

2) Elkin, James Art Critiques: A Guide (second edition, chapters 1-7) PDF

3) “School Is a Factory” (1978–80), © Allan Sekula Studio PDF

4) Chapter 4 art criticisms PDF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 28  --- February 11

in the media!

1. Black and Indigenous voices often missing from climate change discussions CBC

2. ‘Literally life and death’: Indigenous climate leaders critical of Canada’s response to climate change report  APTN news


3. The Right’s New Rallying Cry in Finland: ‘Climate Hysteria’ New York Times

4. From growing medicine to space rockets: What is Indigenous futurism? CBC

5. Thread: Identity Politics Economics C Magazine

 

FROM KRISTINA:

'77 Sunset Me' Peter Schjeldahl in the New Yorker

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/12/23/the-art-of-dying?verso=true

 

'What Is Dark Ecology?' Timothy Morton in Living Earth: Field Notes from Dark Ecology Project

http://www.changingweathers.net/en/episodes/48/what-is-dark-ecology

 

February Break Readings (optional)

1) How To Be an Unprofessional Artist BY ANDREW BERARDINI 

https://momus.ca/how-to-be-an-unprofessional-artist/

2) Daido Moriyama by Bree Zucker

https://bombmagazine.org/articles/daido-moriyama/

3) CARMEN HERRERA with Laila Pedro
https://brooklynrail.org/2016/09/art/carmen-herrera-with-laila-pedro

March 3 - 10

 

UNDER FIRE: THE CONCEPT OF LANDSCAPE

Nicola Brandt

https://www.goethe.de/prj/lat/en/ide/hin.html

Photography and Postinternet Languages 

Michele Amaglio

http://www.ardesiaprojects.com/en/senza-categoria-en/eng-photography-and-postinternet-languages/