A+RC’s second Summer Intensive addresses ways in which urgent climate issues and anthropogenic effects apply pressure to contemporary cultural production. Seminars range from discussions related to Miami’s immediate conditions to more abstract probing around what it means to think and produce art on a planet that is rapidly changing. With guests as Jason W. Moore and Rozalinda Borcila.
Jason W. Moore is an environmental historian and historical geographer at Binghamton University, where he is professor of sociology. He is author or editor, most recently, of Capitalism in the Web of Life (Verso, 2015), Capitalocene o Antropocene? (Ombre Corte, 2017), Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and The Crisis of Capitalism (PM Press, 2016), and, with Raj Patel, A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things (University of California Press, 2017). His books and essays on environmental history, capitalism, and social theory have been widely recognized, including the Alice Hamilton Prize of the American Society for Environmental History (2003), the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the Section on the Political Economy of the World-System (American Sociological Association, 2002 for articles, and 2015 for Web of Life), and the Byres and Bernstein Prize in Agrarian Change (2011). He is chair (2017-18) of the Political Economy of the World-System Section (ASA), and coordinates the World-Ecology Research Network.
Mon Jul 23, 2018, 2 PM
Tue, Jul 24, 2018, 2 PM
Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 2 PM
Thu, Jul 26, 2018, 2 PM
Fri, Jul 27, 2018, 2 PM
Rozalinda Borcila’s artistic research traces local geographies of globalized racial finance. She makes videos, develops archives, writes and organizes learning walks to probe the machinery of capital circulation, to explore its metabolism and to experiment with possibilities for collective trespass. She is co-editor of the book “Deep Routes: The Midwest in All Directions” and the publication AREA Chicago: Art Research Education Activism. She collaborates with Compass, NoName Collective, and Moratorium on Deportations Campaign, and is committed to autonomous noborder activism. She teaches in universities, social centers, art institutions, squats, refugee camps and in the streets.
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