Reality Check: A symposium on art, psycho-politics and the limits of community – 19/3/2015

Reality Check: A symposium on art, psycho-politics and the limits of community – 19/3/2015

Questions such as what does it mean to be political were at the heart of the one-day symposium Reality Check at the CSCA on 19 March 2016. Organised by lecturer Larne Abse Gogarty and PhD candidate Giulia Smith, the afternoon interrogated the possibilities and limits that Marxism encounters when allied with Psychoanalysis in art historical … Continue reading

Valie Export, “Invisible Adversaries” – Film workshop and discussion – 8/3/2015

Valie Export, “Invisible Adversaries” – Film workshop and discussion – 8/3/2015

  Invisible Adversaries by Valie Export was screened and discussed by CSCA participants on 8 March 2016. Described by the Austrian artist as ‘psychic science fiction,’ and premiered in 1976, Invisible Adversaries was Export’s first feature length film [1]. Export had adopted the name of a cigarette brand to launch her career as a feminist … Continue reading