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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Amanda Boetzkes

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Amanda Boetzkes is Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory at the University of Guelph. Her research focuses on the aesthetics and ethics of art as these intersect with ecology and visual technologies of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. She is the author of Plastic Capitalism: Contemporary Art and the Drive to Waste (MIT Press, 2019),  The Ethics of Earth Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2010), and co-editor of Heidegger and the Work of Art History (Ashgate, 2014). She has published in the journals The New Large Glass; e-flux; Polygraph; Postmodern CultureArt JournalArt HistoryWeber-The Contemporary West; Reconstruction; Studies in Contemporary Culture; and Antennae: The Journal of Nature and Visual Culture among others. Recent book chapters appear in Materialism and the Critique of Energy (MCM’, 2018); Petrocultures: OilEnergy, Culture (McGill-Queen’s Press, 2017); Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment (Fordham University Press, 2016); The Edinburgh Companion for Animal Studies (Edinburgh University Press, 2017); and Art in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Politics, Aesthetics, Environments and Epistemologies (Open Humanities Press, 2015).





February 12
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Arts Center Lecture Hall
Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States