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Scholars @ Hallwalls: Fernanda Negrete (Date Changed)
April 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
“The Sensation of Time: Reading Water with Roni Horn and Clarice Lispector”
SCHEDULE CHANGE: This event was originally scheduled for March 10, 2017.
In her March 10th talk, “The Sensation of Time: Reading Water with Roni Horn and Clarice Lispector,” French professor Fernanda Negrete will show how Horn’s installation “Library of Water” (2007 – present) and Lispector’s poetic meditation Água viva (1973) propose an aesthetic reading practice that exposes us to what Gilles Deleuze (drawing Paul Cézanne’s quest to paint “the instant of the world”) defined as the sensation of time. Aesthetic time, Negrete will show, emerges for the reader as an effect of perspectival decentering that dissolves the opposition between self and world to rethink intersubjectivity fluidly.
Complimentary cheese and wine included in this free event.