Ann Cvetkovich: Artist Curation as Queer Archival Practice

Video (1:25:43): in her lecture at Polytechnic Institute’s Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) November 2019 Carleton University professor Ann Cvetkovich addresses the recent proliferation of LGBTQ archives as a point of departure for a broader inquiry into the power of archives to transform public histories. Video by Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer.

“Drawing on the work of Tammy Rae Carland, Ulrike Müller, Kent Monkman, and others, Cvetkovich’s talk will focus on how artists use creative and queer approaches to archives that are simultaneously critical and transformative. Their experiments in archival preservation and innovative media practices grapple with the materiality of the archive in order to reveal its ephemeral and affective dimensions.”
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