WHERE: Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Judith Wright Centre
WHEN : 6pm, Thursday February 9th 2012
SPEAKER: Sascha Bru (Leuven University, Belgium)
TOPIC: “Art in States of Exception: Notes on the Avant-Gardes and the Modern Democratic Polis”.
Sascha Bru is a founder of The European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM) and a keynote at the first Australian Modernist studies conference in Sydney.
His lecture will develop themes from his last book, Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-Gardes (Edinburgh University Press, 2009)
On the same evening, we will be launching a new book, Sweat: The Subtropical Imaginary.
This publication is the outcome of the first version of the Tier 4 group.
Please come & see the type of research outcomes we hope to continue to develop with the Urban Modernities Research Group in the future!
The entire evening is jointly hosted by the Urban Modernities Research Group, QUT, and the IMA, which is publishing Sweat.