PNCA Faculty Anne Marie Oliver Interviews Jacques Rancière in Critical Inquiry

January 11, 2009

Learn more about Pacific Northwest College of Art faculty member Anne Marie Oliver’s interview with Jacques Rancière — “Aesthetics against Incarnation” — currently featured in the Fall 2008 issue of “_Critical Inquiry_”:, published by the University of Chicago Press.

The interview and talk continue the line of questioning Rancière pursues in his latest book The Future of the Image, a collection of essays on art and cinema.

“Under what conditions,” the philosopher asks, “might it be said that certain events cannot be represented?” Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris-VIII (Saint Denis), Jacques Rancière is the author of over 20 books, including:
The Lesson of Althusser, The Ignorant Schoolmaster, On the Shores of Politics, Disagreement, The Nights of Labor, The Philosopher and His Poor, Hatred of Democracy, The Names of History,The Flesh of Words,Film Fables, and, most recently, The Future of the Image.

Oliver introduced Rancière’s February 2008 lecture, “What Makes Images Unacceptable?,” part of the PNCA+FIVE Idea Studios series at Pacific Northwest College of Art. Oliver is Assistant Professor in Intermedia, Contemporary Art Theory, MFA Contemporary Theory Seminar at PNCA. She is the co-author of _The Road to Martyrs’ Square_.

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