Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Yoshua Okón is a renowned Mexican artist whose installations and videos blur the lines between deviance and art. Yoshua Okón is a renowned Mexican artist whose installations and videos blur the lines between deviance and art.
 


Art, Culture and Crime

The series brings experts on culture, crime and creativity to campus to discuss current projects.
By SDSU News Team
 

This spring, SDSU presents cutting edge lectures on art, culture, and crime. The series brings experts on culture, crime, and creativity to campus to discuss their current projects. Topics range from meditated understanding of jihadi terrorism to antagonistic artworks that challenge mainstream knowledge about selfhood and morality.  These lectures allow participants to reflect on and discuss intellectually challenging ideas about art, culture, and crime.

The lectures are free and open to the public. The closest parking is Lot 2.

Speakers include:

Dr. Simon Cottee
There Will Be Blood: The Seductions and Repulsions of ISIS Atrocity Porn
Friday, April 14th, 4-5 p.m.
Location: Physics Building, Room 145
Cottee is a visiting senior fellow of the Freedom Project at Wellesley College. He is an expert on jihadi terrorism and will discuss his current research, which involves a widely distributed survey of responses to ISIS propaganda materials.

Yoshua Okón
Artist's Talk
Thursday, April 20th, 4-5 p.m.
Location: Physics Building, Room 145
Okón is a renowned Mexican artist whose installations and videos blur the lines between deviance and art.