Michael Prokopow

Dr. Michael J. Prokopow is a cultural historian and curator. His areas of expertise include material culture, aesthetics and design history. He has written widely about material life and domesticity and is currently working on a project on middle class taste in North America between 1940 and 1975. Between 2004 and 2008, he was curator of the Design Exchange, Canada's only museum of 20th century industrial design. In 2012, he was co-curator of –Museum for the End of the World"The Monumental Project, Scotia Bank Nuit Blanche, in Toronto.

Dr. Claire Bishop Visiting Lecture

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 11:00pm to Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 1:00am

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences/ School for Interdisciplinary Studies presents a Public Lecture by Dr. Claire Bishop. Claire Bishop is a Professor in the PhD Program in Art History at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Her books include Installation Art: A Critical History (2005) and Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship (2012), for which she won the 2013 Frank Jewett Mather Award for art criticism. She writes on contemporary art and performance, and is a regular contributor to Artforum.

Her latest book, Radical Museology, or, What’s Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art?, was published in 2013 by Koenig Books.

Funding for this talk was provided by RBC.

A Special Thanks to the President’s Office of OCAD University for Generous Support.
With Additional Support from the Faculty of Art and The Faculty of Graduate Studies.

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Venue & Address: 
Auditorium Room 190, OCAD University 100 McCaul Street
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