The Locational Turn? Reflections from Chicago on documenta in Kassel, Alexandria, Banff and Kabul

On November 13, 2013, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, the Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northwestern University and artistic director of documenta 13, organized a panel discussion about the exhibition that takes place every five years. For documenta 13, Christov-Bakargiev revolutionized the exhibition by locating the project in four sites around the world—choosing not only places […]

Mark Dion: Illuminating Explication of Complex Peripatetic Endeavors

On November 1, 2013, Mark Dion, a visiting artist in the Department of Art Theory & Practice, spoke at the Block Museum about his work, which examines how dominant ideologies and public institutions shape our understanding of history, science and environment. Listen now (audio, 1 hour, 5 minutes) This program was supported by the Myers […]