Seating for this event is limited. To reserve seats, please RSVP to Brittany Gravely at email@example.com. Reserved tickets will be available at 6:15 on the day of the show, and all unclaimed tickets will be released to the public at 6:45.
The screening will be followed by a reception in the Main Gallery of the Carpenter Center.
The Film and Visual Studies Colloquium is pleased to present a talk by
Despina Kakoudaki "The Mechanical Slave: Robot Stories and the Historical Legacies of Slavery"
Despina Kakoudaki is an Associate Professor in the Department of Literature and Director of the Humanities Lab at American University, where she teaches interdisciplinary courses in literature and film, visual culture, and the history of technology and new media. She has published articles on robots and cyborgs, race and melodrama in action and disaster films, body transformation and...
Josef Strau lives in New York and Berlin. Previous solo exhibitions include among others at Wiener Secession, Vienna 2015; Renaissance Society, Chicago 2014; Malmoe Konsthall 2008; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 2006; House of Gaga, Mexico City, 2013; and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, 2012 and group shows including Liverpool Biennial, 2014: CAPC, Bordeaux 2011, Manifesta 2006.
Strau is published as a writer in different catalogues and art magazines as in Isa Genzken, October Books, Wolfgang Tillmans, Serpentine Gallery, Bernadette Corporation,...