Public Lecture: Tom Mc Donough, "Wolfgang Tillmans's 'Truth Study Center' And The Ethics Of Not Knowing"

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The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School for Interdisciplinary Studies presents a public lecture by Dr. Tom McDonough

"Wolfgang Tillmans's 'truth study center' and the Ethics of Not-Knowing"

Monday 16 November
7:00 pm
100 McCaul Street, room 230

This lecture is free and open to the public

Tom McDonough is a writer and critic based in central New York and Toronto whose work addresses the intersections of art and political struggle in the postwar era, with a special emphasis on France. He is widely known for his books on the Situationist International, which include “The Beautiful Language of My Century”: Reinventing the Language of Contestation in Postwar France, 1945-1968 (2007); Guy Debord and the Situationist International: Texts and Documents (2002); and The Situationists and the City (2009). McDonough’s essays on contemporary art and photography have appeared in journals such as Afterall, Artforum, and OSMOS, where he is a contributing editor. He has taught at University of California, Berkeley and Harvard, and currently is Associate Professor of Art History at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
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