Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Camouflage at Chicago CAA

This year's annual conference of the College Art Association will be held in Chicago. Among the scheduled sessions is Art after Camouflage, organized by Ann Elias and Tanya Peterson, both from the University of Sydney. Featured talks and participants are: Sonja Duempelmann (University of Maryland) on Invisible Landscapes: Camouflage and Contemporary Landscape Architecture; Stephen Monteiro (American University of Paris) on Designing Men: Andy Warhol's Camouflage and Patterns of Masculinity; Amy Bryzgel (University of Aberdeen) on Camouflaging the East: Vladimir Mamyshev-Monroe and the Post-Soviet Russian Identity; Rob Silberman (University of Minnesota) on The Storm Trooper's Smock: Ian Hamilton Finlay and Camouflage; and Craig Peariso (Boise State University) on The Insistent Visibility of Disappearance. The session will take place on Friday, February 12, 2010, at 6:30-9:00 pm, at Columbus AB, Gold Level, East Tower at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. More