Edit András (HU)

18.03 - 22.03.2013 / 12.12 - 13.12.2012

Edit András PhD, is an art historian and art critic, holding a PhD from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. She has worked as a curator in the Hungarian National Gallery, and as an editor in the Corvina Publishing House, Budapest. Since 1987, she has been working at the Research Institute for Art History at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, recently as a senior research fellow. Her main interest concerns modern and contemporary Russian, Eastern and Central European art, gender issues, public art, conceptual art and art theory in the time of transition in the post-socialist countries. She has published numerous essays in different languages on issues of contemporary art and theory and she has also participated in different international conferences. In 2001, she was invited, as a keynote speaker, to the AICA conference in Zagreb entitled "Strategies of Power". She continuously teaches at different Hungarian Universities and at the Education Abroad Program of the University of California, Budapest Study Center. Her most recent book is entitled "Cultural Cross Dressing. Art in the Ruins of Socialism, Argumentum," Budapest, 2009 (in Hungarian). She is the editor of the anthology "Transitland. Video art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009," Ludwig Museum, Budapest, 2009. In 2008, she got the art criticism award from the Hungarian section of the AICA. She lives and works in Budapest and in Long Island.
 

18.03 - 22.03.2013
Seminar
12.12 - 13.12.2012
Lecture for the students of Atelier IN and consultation of their semestral assignments
19.03.2013 / 17:00 / Berlinka – SNG / Public lecture
Reclaiming Public Space in Post-Socialist Nationalism

GAZE/ABJECT
Laura Mulwey, Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema, 1973-75
Julia Kristeva, Approaching Abjection (Chapter one of the book, Power of Horror: An Essay of Abjection)

FRAME/FRAMING
Jacques Derrida, The Parergon, 1978

MODERNITY/MODERNISM/ALTERITY 
Charles Baudelaire, The Painter of Modern Life, 1859
Clement Greenberg, Avant-garde and Kitsch, 1939
Gayatri Spivak, Who Claims Alterity, 1989

ROLES OF THE ARTIST
Roland Barthes, The Death of the Author,
Michel Foucault, What is an Author, 1969
Walter Benjamin, The Author as a Producer
Hal Foster, Artist as Ethnographer
Ranciere, The Emancipated Spectator

CENTRAL-EASTERN-EUROPE
Larry Wolff, Inventing Eastern Europe
Boris Groys, Beyond Diversity: cultural studies and its Post-Communist Other 

The project was supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic (KEGA).