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Lecture of Abigail Susik: Work Less, Play More! Surrealism, Sabotage, And Artwork as Work Critique

19. Dezember um 18:1520:30 CET

How can the artwork be considered a form of anti-work? Responding to the IFK’s current research topic »Different Work,« Abigail Susik’s lecture explores the surrealist sabotage of the work ethic over the course of the 20th century and work-resistance efforts in radical aesthetics after World War II.

Abigail Susik is associate professor of art history at Willamette University and the author of Surrealist Sabotage and the War on Work. She is co-editor of the volumes Surrealism and Film After 1945: Absolutely Modern Mysteries and Radical Dreams: Surrealism, Counterculture, Resistance. Her work has recently appeared in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, and Los Angeles Review of Books. Currently she is City of Vienna/IFK_Senior Fellow.


19. Dezember
18:15 – 20:30 CET
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IFK – Wien, Reichsratsstraße 17, 1010 Wien
Reichsratsstraße 17
Wien, 1010 Österreich
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