Join the FSU Department of Art for the second lecture of the 2023-2024 Visiting Artist Series! For this year’s academic programming, FSU Art invites guests whose creative work and research connect with a broadly defined theme of “listening.”
We are excited and honored to welcome guest speaker, Steve Kurtz, on Thursday, November 16th at 6 PM in Fine Arts Building (FAB) 249.
About Steve Kurtz
Steve Kurtz PhD, Professor Emeritus of Art at the State University of New York, is a founding member of the internationally acclaimed art and theater group Critical Art Ensemble (CAE). Founded in 1987 by Steven Kurtz and Steve Barnes, CAE is an award-winning collective of artists of various specializations dedicated to exploring the intersections between art, technology, political activism, and critical theory.
For over three decades CAE has produced interventions and provocations that examine questions surrounding information and communication technologies, biotechnologies, and environmental struggle. The collective has performed and produced a wide variety of projects for an international audience at diverse venues ranging from the street, to the museum, to the internet, and has been invited to produce projects at The Whitney Museum and The New Museum in NYC; Documenta, Kassel; The Corcoran Museum, Washington, D.C.; The ICA, London; Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and many others.
Kurtz was the subject of the documentary Strange Culture (2007), which was part of the Official Selection and World Premiere of Sundance International Film Festival, 2007.