A lecture by Andrea Fraser, Department of Art Chair and Professor, Interdisciplinary Studio, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with response by Felicity Scott, Professor and Director of the PhD in Architecture and Mark Wasiuta, Lecture of Architecture, Co-Directors of the Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices program at Columbia GSAPP.
Andrea Fraser is an artist whose work investigates the social, financial, and affective economies of cultural institutions, fields, and groups. She is Professor, Interdisciplinary Studio Area Head, and Chair of the UCLA Department of Art. Retrospectives of her work have been presented by the Museum Ludwig Cologne (2013), the Museum der Moderne Salzburg (2015), the Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona and MUAC UNAM Mexico City (both 2016). Her most recent books include Andrea Fraser: Collected Interviews 1990-2018 (2019, co-published by A.R.T. and Walter Koenig); and 2016 in Museums, Money, and Politics (2018, co-published by the CCA Wattis Institute, Westreich/Wagner Publications, and MIT Press), which documents the political contributions of the board members of over 125 major US art organizations in the 2016 election cycle and its aftermath, examining the intersection of cultural philanthropy and political finance in the age of plutocracy.
Free and open to the public. Please note this lecture will not be live-streamed and will not be made available in the online media archive.
Organized by the Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices program at Columbia GSAPP.