Fernando Domínguez Rubio will give a Brown Bag Lunch presentation on Thursday, April 15, at 12:15 pm. His talk is entitled “The Unnatural Ecologies of Modern Art.”

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Fernando Domínguez Rubio (PhD Sociology, U. Cambridge, 2008) is an Associate Professor of Communication at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Still Life: Ecologies of the Modern Imagination at the Art Museum (University of Chicago Press), an ethnography of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) that explores the technologies, climatic infrastructures, and forms of care and labor required to prevent artworks from falling apart. Additionally, he has written on how different forms of subjectivity and objectivity are produced, focusing, for example, on the relationship between enhancement technologies and political subjectivity or on the politics of design and urban infrastructures. He is also the co-editor of The Politics of Knowledge (Routledge 2012).


This event will be held via Zoom. A link will be circulated to registrants by 10 am on the day of the event.