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Hito Steyerl Extra Space Craft, 2016, Image courtesy of the Artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York c 2018, ProLitteris, Zurich.

 

"The art of Intervention" Event series, May - Dec 2018

The Center for Social Research is co-organizing the event series "The Art of Intervention" with Kunstmuseum Basel Gegenwart, the University of Basel Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften, Kaserne Basel and Culturescapes. Inspired by this year's exhibition of Martha Rosler and Hito Steyerl at Kunstmuseum Basel Gegenwart the event series contributes critical and visionary perspectives in art and culture on current debates about the multiple crises of capitalism, reignited nationalisms, gender and migration politics. 

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"THE POLITICS OF BEAUTY" SPECIAL ISSUE FORTHCOMING

The Center for Social Research co-organized an international conference and summer school on the theme of "The Politics of Beauty" at the University of Cambridge (30 Aug - 3 September 2016). We are currently working on a special issue of a journal on "The Politics of Beauty".

 

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www.politicsofbeautysite.wordpress.com

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"FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY" CLUB, SRF, 17 Feb 2015

CSR director Dominique Grisard recently appeared on Swiss National TV round table "Der Club" to discuss the global popularity of the "Fifty Shades of Gray" books and film and what the phenomenon can tell us about women's reading and viewing pleasures in the 21st century.