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The research seminar « Maintaining / supporting: fragility as a mode of existence » will welcome
Fernando Domìnguez Rubio
The fragile object of art:
An ecological investigation into the arts of care,
meaning, and imagination
Fernando Domìnguez Rubio is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of California San Diego. His research interests lie at the crossroads of sociology, science and technology studies, anthropology and arts. He has been investigating maintenance practices and the « ecologies of care », especially in the field of art, for several years. His book Art and the Ecologies of the Modern Imagination, which tackles the different techniques and methods of art conservation at the MoMA in New York, will soon be released by University of Chicago Press.
2018-2019 Seminar programme (and audio recording of the previous sessions)