irina aristarkhovaairina [at] umich [dot] edu
New Lecture now on Youtube | Dangerous Art: From Varvara Stepanova to Pussy Riot
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAlQxDzL46E
Moving from Penn State to the University of Michigan | New email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that I am moving to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in Septmeber of 2012. You can now reach me at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
New Book | Hospitality of the Matrix: Philosophy, Biomedicine, and Culture
Order your copy of this publication from Columbia University Press at http://www.amazon.com/Hospitality-Matrix-Philosophy-Biomedicine-Culture/dp/0231159293/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1336160011&sr=8-1
December 2011 Documenta 13 Publication | The Greeting Committee Reports... by Ana Prvacki and Irina Aristarkhova
Order your copy of this publication from the Hatje Cantz Verlag at http://www.hatjecantz.de/controller.php?cmd=detail&titzif=00003072&lang=en
October 7, October 26 (3.30pm), 2011 | Women on Paper Exhibition
I curated this print exhibition, including works by Kara Walker, Mabel Dwight and others, from the permanent collection of the Palmer Museum, at The Print Library Room, Penn State University. Watch as I talk to a local TV station about this exhibition at http://wearecentralpa.com/search-fulltext?nxd_id=312567
September 15, 2011 | Presentation at Washington, D.C., Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Organized by the Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (SPNAS) in partnership with Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology. Watch my presentation at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4CgNw_lass
More information is available at http://www.nasonline.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Experience_Future_Events_DASER_Sept15
September 6, 2011 | Read my catalogue essay for the exhibition Studio Practice: Recent Work by SOVA Faculty, the Palmer Museum, Penn State, September 6-December 11, 2011
The essay "Being (With) Artists" discusses recent works by studio and art education faculty.
December 2010 |Hosting the Animal: The Art of Kathy High
An article in the "Journal of Aesthetics & Culture" Available at http://www.aestheticsandculture.net/index.php/jac/issue/view/407
September 2010 | Hospitality and the Maternal
An article in "Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy." Early view is available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1527-2001.2010.01147.x/abstract
May 2010 | Lectures
Danube University at Krems (Austria), Department of Image Science, Media Art History Master's Program; Sabanci University (Istanbul, Turkey), Art Department.
Winter 2010 | Man as Hospitable Space: The Male Pregnancy Project
An article on Virgil Wong's and Lee Mingwei's art project "Male Pregnancy". In "Performance Research", Special Issue "Transplantations", edited by Ric Allsopp and Phillip Warnell. For the full text, go to http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g920460037
March 17, 2010 | Hosting the Animal: Aesthetics of Hospitality in the Art Work of Kathy High.
Penn State University, Women's Studies Department, Brown Bag Series, Spring 2010.
August 2009 | My Personal Is Not Political?
A Dialogue on Art, Feminism and Pedagogy. In "Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies". For the full text, go to http://liminalities.net/5-2/
November 20, 2008 | Renssellaer Polytechnic Institute, Art Department
Invited Speaker, to the new Ph.D. in Electronic Arts Colloquium. More at http://www.arts.rpi.edu/index.php?siteid=3&pageid=282
July 25 - August 3, 2008 | Singapore ISEA2008: International Symposium on Electronic Art
Co-Chair for Wiki Wiki Symposium Theme and Speaker, "Locating Cyberfeminism" Conference Panel. More at http://isea2008.org/page/1/
May 12 - June 5, 2008 | Visiting Professor in Gender and Media Art at Danube University, Krems, Austria
April 2 - 3 | Penn State University
Upcoming presentation on the work of Mithu Sen at Penn State University "Visualizing Animals" Symposium. Speakers include: Steve Baker, Paula Young Lee, artists Brynds Snbjrnsdttir and Mark Wilson.
Mid-March | Come back for a review of 2nd Moscow Biennale
March 2, 2007 | Sarah Lawrence College
"Politics of Russian-Chechen Cooperation within Soldiers’ Mothers Movement" - Upcoming paper presentation at Women at War conference in Sarah Lawrence College, details at http://www.slc.edu/index.php?pageID=2506, with keynote speaker Janis L. Karpinski, former U.S. Army Commander in Iraq and author of the book One Woman’s Army: The Commanding General of Abu Ghraib Tells Her Story.
February 14 - 18 | College Art Association conference 2007, New York
Book chapter "Beyond Representation and Affiliation: Collective Action in Post-Soviet Russia". University of Minnesota Press book launch, "Collectivism after Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination after 1945", edited by Blake Stimson and Gregory Sholette. More at http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/S/stimson_collectivism.html
February 2007 | M/E/A/N/I/N/G #4 On-line Journal. Editors: Mira Schor and Susan Bee.
Short entry in a special issue called "Feminist Forum". Hosted at UPenn at http://writing.upenn.edu/pepc/meaning/04/index.html