With Joyce S. Cheng & Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie, moderated by Irene Albers

Sat, May 26, 2018
8 pm
Day ticket including exhibition: 11€/8
English with simultaneous translation into German

Joyce S. Cheng is Associate Professor of Modern European Art in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Oregon. She teaches courses and seminars on nineteenth- and twentieth-century European art, with a research specialty in the visual arts, poetics, aesthetic theories, and the cultural and intellectual history of the interwar period. She has published articles and chapters on symbolism, dada, surrealism, and the art theories of Carl Einstein. She is currently finishing a book-length study on the figure of the mask in surrealist art theories and practices.

Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie is Professor of Art History and Visual Cultures of Global Africa at the University of California Santa Barbara. His publications include Ben Enwonwu: The Making of an African Modernist (2008) and Making History: The Femi Akinsanya African Art Collection (2011). He is editor of Artists of Nigeria (2012) and founder of Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture. Ogbechie has received fellowships, grants, and awards for his research from the Rockefeller Foundation, Getty Research Institute, and the Institute for International Education. His research focuses on contemporary art, cultural informatics, and the cultural patrimony of Africa and the African diaspora in the age of globalization.

To the biography of Irene Albers

Part of the conference Deep Time and Crisis, c. 1930