February 16, 2009
Cochrane-Woods Art Center (CWAC), University of Chicago
Artist Geof Oppenheimer and political sciences Professor Julie Cooper will discuss Oppenheimer's work as it is situated in the arena of the aesthetics of politics, and contemplate the future possibilities of contemporary art in the broader social fabric. Geof Oppenheimer is currently a Harper & Schmidt Fellow and Assistant Professor in the Department of Visual Arts. He has exhibited at the PS1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, NY; The Project, New York; The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore; MC, Los Angeles; Cohan & Leslie, New York; Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley; Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester and SF Camerawork, San Francisco. He has received awards from the Eisner Foundation (2001), Grand Mariner Foundation (2001) and is a recipient Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship (2005), . He is represented by The Project, New York. Julie Cooper is Assistant Professor of political science at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include early modern political theory and Jewish political thought. She is currently completing a book entitled Modesty and Dignity in Modern Political Theory.
A DoVA Faculty Lecture