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Art & Art History

Voices: Kristine Stiles

Kristine Stiles.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006
University of Illinois at Chicago Theater
1044 West Harrison Street

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Stiles presents a lecture titled Thinking About Visualizations of Trauma in Art.

A professor at Duke University, Kristine Stiles (born 1947) is a specialist in performance and experimental art forms. Internationally recognized for her scholarship on destruction, violence, and trauma in art, Stiles is the recipient of several fellowships, including a John Simon Guggenheim and a James William Fulbright. She is the co-author (with Paul Schimmel) of Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979 (1998). With Peter Selz, she co-edited Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists Writings (1996), which was re-released in a revised, enlarged edition in 2007, with Stiles as sole editor. She has also written Correspondence Course: Selected Letters of Carolee Schneemann and Her Circle (2007). Stiles’s forthcoming books include Uncorrupted Joy: Art Actions, History, and Social Values and Concerning Consequences of Trauma in Art and Culture.

Lecture is generously supported by the John and Clara Higgins Foundation.