Conversation between Eric de Bruyn and Sven Lütticken

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Eric de Bruyn and Sven Lütticken, writers on the work of Stan Douglas, will host an evening of discussion and film clips in relation to the artist’s The Secret Agent.

Eric C.H. de Bruyn is an art historian and chair of the Master program of Film and Photographic Studies at the University of Leiden. He is an editor of Grey Room and has curated film programs at the MuMOK in Vienna, Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Whitney Museum in New York. His writings on contemporary art and media have appeared, among other places, in Artforum, Art Journal, Grey Room and Texte zur Kunst. De Bruyn contributed the essay ‘Revolutions within Revolutions’ to the Stan Douglas catalog The Secret Agent.

Sven Lütticken is an art critic, historian and professor at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He is the author of Secret Publicity: Essays on Contemporary Art (Rotterdam: NAi, 2006), Idols of the Market (Berlin: Sternberg, 2009), and History in Motion (Berlin: Sternberg, 2013). He was the curator of ‘Life, Once More: Forms of Reenactment in Contemporary Art’ (Witte de With, Rotterdam, 2005) and ‘The Art of Iconoclasm’ (BAK, Utrecht, 2009). He publishes regularly in (inter)national art magazines such as Artforum, New Left Review, Afterimage, Texte zur Kunst and Camera Austria.

14.10.2015, 18:30
In English
5 €

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