Refusal as state and act
UDK / SeSo 2019 / Course no. 1100287
Wednesday/Mittwoch 18 - 20 H
Hardenberg Str. 33, Room 110


wk 12

Identity Against Itself: Felix Gonzalez-Torres and the Limits of Multiculturalism (excerpt) // José Esteban Muñoz

"The White to be Angry" : Vaginal Davis's Terrorist Drag // José Esteban Muñoz // Social Text, Autumn/Winter 1997

. . . _Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics_ // José Esteban Muñoz // (full text)

wk 11

wk 10

Maria Eichhorn on temporarily closing Chisenhale // e-flux, Apr. 2016

Nothing to see here: the artist giving gallery staff a month off work // Adrian Searle // The Guardian, 25 April 2016

. . . Review: Maria Eichhorn at Chisenhale Gallery // Harry Thorne // Frieze, 27 April 2016
. . . BEST SHOW: Alice Rawsthorn on 5 WEEKS, 25 DAYS, 175 HOURS by Maria Eichhorn at Chisenhale Gallery, London // The Miami Rail

Weaving Reflections: On Museology and the Rematriation of Indigenous Beings from Ethnological Collections // Sebastian De Line

. . . bauhaus imaginista: Learning From // Erin Freedman and Sebastian De Line in Conversation [ video ]


wk 9

VIOLENT MEDIATIONS // Jenny Nachtigall in Conversation with Hannah Black // Texte zur Kunst, Mar. 2019

John Knight // The Right to be Lazy, 2008

The Right to be Lazy. John Knight and Siegfried Kracauer // An Paenhuysen

THE RIGHT TO RECOGNITION. On the dismantling of a work by John Knight at Museum Hamburger Bahnhof // H. Draxler; with responses by U. Kittelmann + J. Knight // Texte zur Kunst, Mar. 2013


wk 8

Pilvi Takala

. . . The Trainee, 2008

. . . The Stroker, 2018


wk 7

My Secret Life: Lutz Bacher // Lea Gangitano

Lutz Bacher: Where is Your Rupture? // Liz Kotz // Swiss Institute, 1998

Read This Last // Anthony Huberman

Lutz Bacher / MATRIX 155 exhibition brochure


wk 6

bell hooks and Arthur Jafa Discuss Transgression in Public Spaces @ the New School, Oct. 2014

David Hammons: Bliz-aard Ball Sale // Elena Filipovic

. . . Apex // Arthur Jafa


wk 5

Afro Images: Politics, Fashion, and Nostalgia // Angela Davis

In search of Stanley Brouwn // Oscar van den Boogaard // Frieze Mar. 2014

Concepts of Distance // Martin Herbert

David Hammons REAL LIFE Magazine // interview by Kellie Jones


wk 4

REVERIES OF A SOLITARY DANCER // David Velasco // Artforum Sept. 2018 (pdf)

Adrian Piper's Show at MoMA is the ... // Thomas Chatterton Williams // New York Times Magazine 27 June 27 2018 (pdf)

Adrian Piper Letter to the NYT // 28 June 2018

Adrian Piper Cornered transcript

Adrian Piper / MATRIX 130 exhibition brochure


* * * wk 4 images / powerpoint


wk 3

Bartleby the Scrivener // Herman Melville

. . . Adrian Piper Screening and Conversation / PNCA 2016 _ (03:20-08:20)
. . . Hazel Scott on 2 grand pianos


wk 2

Not Working // Jo Applin ( vers.2: pages)

Lee Lozano: Dropout Piece // Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer

'The Hardest Work I Have Ever Done': Dropout Piece // Catherine Wagley // LA Review of Books

. . . Exhibition Walkthrough of 'Lee Lozano. c. 1962' with Tamar Garb, Hauser & Wirth London, Thursday 29 June 2017


partial / preliminary references / resources

Free Yo Mind: Radical Black Books and other Critical Stuff // Google Drive

Black Visual Frequency: A Glossary / Tina Campt
https://www.fotomuseum.ch/en/explore/still-searching/series/154906_black_visual_frequency_a_glossary

BURNITALLDOWN.pdf

The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries / Kathi Weeks
https://libcom.org/files/the-problem-with-work_-feminism-marxism-kathi-weeks.pdf

The Obscene Madame D / Hilda Hilst

Open Hearing / Art Workers Coalition

Tune in, Turn on, Drop out: The Rejection of Lee Lozano / Helen Molesworth

http://www.adrianpiper.de/censored.shtml

The Business: On the Unbearable Lightness of Art / Dieter Roelstraete
https://www.e-flux.com/journal/42/60252/the-business-on-the-unbearable-lightness-of-art

Performing Identities: Self-fashioning in Visual Culture and Architecture
https://post.at.moma.org/content_items/1250-performing-identities-self-fashioning-in-visual-culture-and-architecture

Disidentifications_Queers_of_color_and_the_performance_of_politics.pdf

Erin Freedman and Sebastian De Line in Conversation
http://www.bauhaus-imaginista.org/articles/2370/bauhaus-imaginista-learning-from

www.pilvitakala.com

https://www.womenandperformance.org

https://yalebooksblog.co.uk/2018/03/09/lee-lozano-not-working-an-interview-with-jo-applin/

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Douglas Boatwright
05 Apr 19