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december, 2019

02dec6:30 pmReading of Architectural and Sensory Space in the Children's Book "Goodnight Moon" with Matthew-Robin Nye

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Reading of architectural and sensory space in the children’s book “Goodnight Moon” with Matthew-Robin Nye

Grad Fellow event.

About the Speaker

Matthew-Robin Nye is is a visual artist, cultural producer, and has exhibited, lectured and held residencies in Canada and abroad. He is a Joseph-Armand Bombardier PhD student at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture at Concordia University, in Montreal. Employing a research-creation methodology, Nye traverses the fields of contemporary art, process philosophy and performance theory to think towards the problem of creating a ‘queer utopic space’, a wildness which evolves alongside a continually renewing present; or, the production of multiplicities in performance, installation, text-based and conceptual practice. Art-making and artistic experience are used to think about how to bridge the fields of environmental philosophy and queer theory, harnessing their potentials to constitute a limitless subject, unbounded by the pitfalls of either discourse in its singularity.

Time

(Monday) 6:30 pm

Location

IRWGS Seminar Room, 754 Schermerhorn Ext

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The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality is the locus of interdisciplinary feminist and queer scholarship and teaching at Columbia University.

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