Dr. Monica Lee Steinberg: The Legal Medium: An Aesthetics of Uncivil Obedience

Date: 24 January 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Venue:  Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower

Language: English

This talk examines the intersection of art and law (boardly conceived). Scholars and artists have long been interested in socially engaged artworks, and particularly attentive to those projects involving a violation of rules to motivate reform (civil disobedience); but, what of the opposite approach? What of radical adherence? Here, Dr Steinberg considers an aesthetics of uncivil obedience–a looking-glass version of civil disobedience……(please click on the image to read more)