JALEH MANSOOR currently teaches in the department of Art History, Visual Art, Theory, and Critical Curatorial Studies at the University of British Columbia. She has taught at SUNY Purchase, Barnard College, Columbia University, and Ohio University. Her research on materialist abstraction in the context of Marshall Plan Italy opens up on to problems concerning materialist abstraction.
FEB 2013 | ArtSeen
Among those of us parasitically ensconced in the cultural wing of contemporaneity, rehearsing cultural responses to an economic matrix long ago displaced, one possible way out of the stagnation symptomatized by the rhetorical staging of the crisis might be to reject its already conventionalized rhetoric in order to embrace the factual kernel informing it.