In this roundtable program, artists’ and designers’ representations of the city in the middle of the twentieth century will be presented using examples from photography, film, advertising, and art that examine the overlaps and interactions between image and fact. Discussants include:
- Amy Beste, Director of Public Programming for the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago;
- Greg Foster-Rice, Associate Professor of Photography at Columbia College Chicago; and
- Orit Halpern, Associate Professor of Strategic Hire in Interactive Design in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University, Montreal.
Moderating the discussion is Michael Golec, Chair of the Art History, Theory, and Criticism Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
The event is free with museum admission and a reception will follow.
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