Paul Chan, Odysseus as Artist

Friday, October 17, 7:00pm
Paul Chan, Odysseus as Artist

In this lecture, artist and founder of the publisher Badlands Unlimited Paul Chan explores the following: that moment, elation, “echo reconciles,” Adorno, form, “fatefulness,” the Odyssey, Calypso, cave, Odysseus, contemporary art, homesickness, zones of engagement, Ithaca, luxury, alienation, the Iliad, force, gravity, cunning, polutropos, Athena, sophia, honor, themis, aristoi, Hesiod, aidos, glory, demos, bow and arrow, harbinger, reason, Athenian democracy, and art as cunning. Chan’s book, Paul Chan: Selected Writings 2000–2014, was recently published in conjunction with his exhibition Selected Works at Schaulager in Basel, Switzerland (April 11–October 19, 2014).

Free and open to the public

Friday, 7:00 p.m. October 17, 2014

Stony Brook Manhattan
101 East 27th Street, 3rd Floor,
New York, NY 10016

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(Image Credit: Paul Chan, Sade for Sade’s Sake, 2009, Digital video projection, 5 hours, 45minutes looped. Installation view, Paul Chan – Selected Works, Schaulager, Basel, 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali Gallery. ©Paul Chan)

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