REDCAT invites you to join the CalArts MA Aesthetics and Politics Theorist in Residence McKenzie Wark for a conversation with MA faculty Matias Viegener about Wark’s forthcoming book on the work of writer and artist Kathy Acker. Hosted by REDCAT and the MA Aesthetics and Politics program, School of Critical Studies, CalArts.
McKenzie Wark is the author, among other things, of Capital is Dead (Verso Books), Sensoria (Verso Books), Reverse Cowgirl (Semiotexte) and various other things. Her next book is Philosophy for Spiders: On the Low Theory of Kathy Acker, to be published by Duke University Press in fall 2021. She is currently editing a special issue of eflux journal on trans | fem | aesthetics, to be published in Spring 2021. She was awarded the Thoma Prize for digital art writing in 2019. She is professor of culture and media at Eugene Lang College, the undergraduate liberal arts division of The New School, in New York City.