Conspiratorial Aesthetics

Exhibition: March 1 - April 6, 2019

The Hite Art Institute is pleased to present, Conspiratorial Aesthetics, an exhibition that investigates the form and function of conspiracy in contemporary art. Featuring digital renderings of undercover adulterous bots, schematics for car bombs that didn’t exist, and frantic notations on silhouette targets, the exhibition asks, “What does conspiracy look like? And why does so much new art look conspiratorial?”

With work by Cara Benedetto, Deb Sokolow, !Mediengruppe bitnik, Raqs Media Collective, and Walid Raad, Conspiratorial Aesthetics invites us to consider the role of informational art in the “information age,” an era obsessed by networks of information exchange and therefore plagued by conspiracy theories, the aestheticization of information, and undemocratic control of the networks information travels.

Gallery Hours:
Wed-Friday 11 am - 6 pm
Saturday 11 am - 3 pm

Monday, March 25 at 11:00am to 6:00pm

More dates through April 6, 2019

Cressman Center for Visual Art
100 E. Main Street , Kentucky 40202

Event Type

Arts

Audience

Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Arts & Sciences, Fine Arts, Hite Art Institute

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Website

https://louisville.edu/art/exhibition...

Contact Name

Jessica Oberdick

Contact Phone Number

5028524437

Contact Email

jessica.oberdick@louisville.edu

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