Part of the Seminar: Art for Collective Use Seminar - Monument, Performance, Ritual, Body
January 2016, Faculty of Arts University of Ljubljana
Mechtild Widrich's research focuses on ephemeral practices in relation to the built environment, urban activism, and on global art geographies. Her book Performative Monuments: The Rematerialisation of Public Art (Manchester University Press, 2014) examines the intersection of performance art and the monument in central Europe.
Mechtild Widrich is Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an affiliated researcher at the Eikones Iconic Turn Center at the University of Basel. She holds an M.Phil. in art history from the University of Vienna and a PhD from the History, Theory and Criticism Program, Department of Architecture, MIT.
Organized by: Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory; Department of Art History, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
Supported by: ERSTE Foundation