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Public Lecture @ Massey :: Jane Rendell :: Monday 30th

By March 28, 2009July 11th, 2011One Comment

VENUE: Theatrette 10A02: Old Dominion MuseumĀ Building, Wellington

DATE & TIME: Monday 30th March at 5:30pm

Site-Writing: Subjectivity and Positionality in Criticism.

A rare opportunity to hear a guest lecture by Professor Jane Rendell (Bartlett, London)

She will speak on current research and design workĀ in relation to interdisciplinary meeting points ā€“ feminist theory and architectural history, conceptual art practice and architectural design, art criticism and autobiographical writing.

Rendell’s paper will discuss two of her site-writing works, ā€˜Les Mots et Les Chosesā€™ and ā€˜An Embellishment: Purdahā€™, in the context of relational aesthetics and dialogic practice citing the work of psychoanalytic practitioners/theorists JessicaĀ Benjamin and Jean Laplanche.



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  • c-m says:

    Did anyone see Rendell’s talk on Thursday? I saw her talk a number of yeasr ago in Melbourne and found her work particuarly thin and unconvincing. Hopefully things have changed. I’d be interested in knowing if Thursday night’s talk was a good one.