Published on Nov 11, 2014'Organs of the Outlandish: Contemporary Art and Mimetic Excess'
Lecture delivered by Camberwell College of Arts Practitioner in Residence Hal Foster.
Foster is Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, USA and is one of the leading voices in post‐modern art criticism and critical art history,
Foster is the author of numerous acclaimed theory books, including Compulsive Beauty, Return of the Real, Design and Crime (And Other Diatribes), Prosthetic Gods, and The Art‐Architecture Complex. His contributions to contemporary cultural debates span over 30 years of publishing.
Dan Sturgis - Camberwell Fine Art Programme director and BA Painting Course Director:
"Foster’s appointment as Camberwell's Practitioner in Residence will complement and enhance our contextual studies delivery, which focuses on the way that “ideas” are held in the making process and how both art historical reflection and the contemporary world inhabit today’s artworks.”