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Joanna Fiduccia

A Talk as Part of CATHY WILKES
Tuesday, August 7 at 7pm
Free admission
Yale Union, 800 SE 10th Avenue

What does it mean to call an artistic practice “personal”? In parallel with Cathy Wilkes’s exhibition at Yale Union, Joanna Fiduccia will speculate on the nature of the personal in Wilkes’s work, including the distinction between private and personal content, notions of personal space in her installations, and the relation of personal practices to critical writing.

Joanna Fiduccia is an art historian and critic who lives in Portland. Co-founder and editor of the journal of modern and contemporary art history apricota, she is the author of essays and reviews on contemporary art for publications including Artforum, Spike Art Quarterly, East of Borneo, and Parkett. She is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History and Humanities at Reed College, where she teaches the history and theory of modern sculpture, the historical avant-garde, and modern European thought.