Author Archives: Petter Yxell

A nice essay that I found

I was reading a book on Ann Hamilton (also brilliant) when I happened upon this text by art journalist Rebecca Solnit. And since it is about the best essays on art I’ve read in a long while, I want to … Continue reading

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Reading Group week 18: Robert Smithson

On Alex’s suggestion we’re reading: Robert Smithson, ‘A Cinematic Atopia’ from Holt, Nancy (ed), The Writings of Robert Smithson but since this is a very short text I add my suggestion for one more text by the very same author: … Continue reading

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Reading Group Revisited

After a couple of not so successful meetings, where few showed up and noone had read the texts, we talked a bit about how to reinvigorate this wonderful intellectual debate. We agreed to try out two changes: 1) From now … Continue reading

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Art & Education, attempt no. 2

Ok, so obviously I was overly optimistic about having a reading group last week in the middle of crs-stress. Noone showed. So I was thinking we try again tomorrow. Same readings; find them in the post below. 4pm, top floor … Continue reading

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Art and Education, readings

Just thought I should summarize and bring together in one post what Noam and Sofia have been writing. We’ll kick off the term straight away with a reading group on thursday 14th april at 4pm in the JDK (if the … Continue reading

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Reading Group meeting #2

Brilliant meeting on thursday! There were only four of us (me, Noam, Becca and Sofia) but the discussion turned into a real challenge, and I felt I discovered problems that at least I hadn’t thought about while reading, as we … Continue reading

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The Death of the Author, readings

Since noone gave any suggestions, here is my idea for what we’re to discuss on thursday (4pm in the Mack foyer, still don’t know where to go from there). We’re getting a little heavier this week, with four philosophical texts … Continue reading

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