Political observers in the US see Trump’s presidency as ushering in a ‘post-truth’ age, one in which tweeted accusations and colorful ‘alternative facts’ take the place of reasoned debate. So what can artists do about it, if they fear threats to democracy, civil rights, or the environment? After all, the forces they are opposing use in exaggeration, misinformation, fantasy and jingoism, just like political art has always done. But perhaps this challenge is also an opportunity.

Date:  5 Jan 2018
Time: 6:45 – 8:15pm
Venue: Room A-B, 11/F, China Overseas Building, 139 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Language of Instruction: English
Details: https://www.uchicago.hk/events/the-age-of-trump-and-what-art-can-do-about-it3/
Registration: https://goo.gl/anUWT6

The lecture was successfully held on 5 Jan, these are the highlights of the night. Thank you for your support:

 

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