WHAP! stands for the West Hollywood Aesthetics and Politics lecture series. Launched in the Fall of 2011, the series is co-hosted by the City of West Hollywood and CalArts MA Aesthetics and Politics Program. The series’ year-long line-up ranges from political debates to film screenings and performances, as well as conversations about art, architecture, and philosophy. This fall’s series is curated by MA Faculty member, James Wiltgen.
Flicker time: liquid bodies and cosmic states
Held on October 6, West Hollywood Public Library, Community Room,
A Lecture by Bridget Crone
October 20, West Hollywood Public Library, Community Room, 7:30pm
Presentations by the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program Class of 2017
Pattern Recognition c. 1947
October 27, West Hollywood Public Library, Community Room, 7:30pm
A Lecture by Pamela M. Lee
The Cold World and the Collective Subject
November 17, West Hollywood Public Library, City Council Chambers, 7:30pm
A Lecture by Patricia Reed
All lectures are free and open to the public.
About the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program
For more information on the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program, including how to apply for Fall 2018 admission to its new 2-year model, go to aestheticsandpolitics.calarts.edu, or contact Seth Blake at email@example.com.
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