Tom McDonough: Human / Capital: Labour and horror in the work of Cindy Sherman
- 5 pm
- Main exhibition room, Sherman exhibition, Building 1
- Event type
- Thursday Events
Still from the film 'Office Killer'
Despite its general absence from considerations of her work, the film - in foregrounding the workplace - provides us with an important opportunity to consider how labour, the body, and the grotesque form a crucial intersection of meaning in Sherman's larger project.
Tom McDonough (Binghamton, USA) is a critic and historian who write frequently on contemporary art, with a particular emphasis on photography. Recent essays have explored the work of Iñaki Bonillas, Talia Chetrit, Anne Collier, Shannon Ebner, Robert Heinecken, Zoe Leonard, and Jean-Luc Moulène. McDonough is also associate professor of art history at Binghamton University, State University of New York, where he teaches history and theory of contemporary art.
The talk will be held in English.