Beatriz Cortez and Kang Seung Lee: …we will have been together.
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Inspired by the future perfect tense, art historian and critic Andy Campbell will reflect on the various historical legacies and speculative futures (as well as the vicissitudes of plant care) at play in Beatriz Cortez and Kang Seung-Lee’s Becoming Atmosphere. Both scripted and improvised, this semi-collaborative talk is devised as a companion to the exhibition, and is inspired by the difficulties and pleasures of finding common cause. Q+A to follow.
Andy Campbell is an art historian, critic, and curator living in Long Beach, California. He is the author of Bound Together: Leather, Sex , Archives, and Contemporary Art as well as Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ. Together with Amelia Jones has edited the recent catalog, Queer Communion: Ron Athey, which will accompany a career retrospective of the same name. He is Assistant Professor of Critical Studies at USC-Roski School of Art and Design.