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The Academic Year. A Performance Reading by Alexander García Düttmann and Rut Blees Luxemburg (23 Jan 2015)

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6–8pm. Free. No booking required.

Rut Blees Luxemburg and Alexander García Düttmann present their new book The Academic Year (SPBH, 2014) with a reading and projections.

An institution is a hothouse and the university, which should be a cool place, is no exception. It is both threatened and sustained by passions and moods, intrigues and power games. Can photography be factual and capture a frame of mind?

Rut Blees Luxemburg is a London-based artist and Reader in Urban Aesthetics at the Royal College of Art, London.

Alexander García Düttmann is a philosopher and teaches aesthetics at the University of the Arts in Berlin. His publications include the books Naive Art: An Essay on Happiness (2012) and What Does Art Know? (2015).

Thanks to Veltins Pilsener Beer.