Time: November 16, 2017 from 7pm to 8pm
Location: La Maison Française of NYU
Street: 16 Washington Mews (at University Place)
City/Town: New York, NY 10003
Website or Map: http://as.nyu.edu/maisonfranc…
Event Type: discussion
Organized By: La Maison Française of NYU
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2017
Researcher, CNRS; director, Programme d'Expérimentation en Arts Politiques (SPEAP), Sciences Po.
In this talk, Frédérique Aït-Touati will discuss some of the ways in which the Programme d'Expérimentation en Arts Politiques (SPEAP) or Experimental Program in Political Arts, at Sciences Po, founded by Bruno Latour, explores the creative relationship between, and compositional practices of, art (photography, theater, etc.) and theory in the Age of the Anthropocene. Aït-Touati, who now directs SPEAP, will explore how the program brings together architects, designers, academics, members of the civil service, researchers, administrators, activists, and curators within an experimental framework, to develop new ways of thinking—and of feeling and experiencing—this new age in which man had become a geological force.
Event hosted by Judith Miller, NYU and Phillip John Usher, NYU
Photo credit: Bruno Latour