Amelia Jones Feminist Curator Tomorrow at Embarcadero Hall
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Date & Time
Thu, May 30 4:55 PM - 7:00 PM
935 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista, CA 93117
Amelia Jones is the Robert A. Day Professor and Vice Dean of Research at the Roski School of Art and Design at the University of Southern California. A feminist curator and a theorist and historian of art and performance, her recent publications include Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts (2012), Perform Repeat Record: Live Art in History (2012), co-edited with Adrian Heathfield, the edited volume Sexuality (2014), and, co-edited with Erin Silver, Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories (2016). Her exhibition Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art took place in 2013 in Montreal and she programmed the events Trans-Montréal (2015) in that city, followed by a related publication “On Trans/Performance,” a special issue of Performance Research (2016). Her Live Artists Live performance and conference program took place at USC in 2016. Jones is currently working on a retrospective of the work of Ron Athey and a book titled In Between Subjects: A Critical Genealogy of Queer Performance.
This event is free and open to the public. It is part of 1c a series of artists talks hosted every Fall and Spring by the UCSB Art department