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Public Lecture: "To Perform; Performativity; Performance . . . The Art and Politics of the Material Trace"

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Tuesday, March 04, 2014
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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Professor Amelia Jones - Chair of Visual Culture at McGill University

A reception with food and beverages will follow the one-hour talk. Professor Jones¿ recent publications include essays in performance art histories and theories, queer feminist art and theory and feminist curating. In 2012 she published Perform Repeat Record: Live Art in History, co-edited with Adrian Heathfield, and a single authored book, Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts. Her exhibition Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art took place in 2013 at Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, in Montreal. She is directing an event to take place in September 2015 for the annual Performance Studies International conference series, under the rubric ¿Trans-Montreal.¿