Fictions

THE 2018/2019 LECTURE SERIES

The Fictions lecture series investigates the complicated relationship between contemporary artists and veracity. In broad swathes of contemporary life and culture, notions of shared, objective, empirical truths are currently being challenged and blurred in new ways. However, there is a long and rich history of artworks that intentionally mislead, obfuscate, and falsify. In the context of art, these illusions are permitted, even expected and desired, and often wield the hoax as an instrument for truth.

This series explores what it means to create and revel in imagined and simulated worlds, uncanny characters, and magical actions, at a time when the slippage between truth and fiction muddles modern life.


THE FICTIONS PRESENTERS

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EVENT INFORMATION

All lectures are FREE and open to the public.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and lectures begin at 6:30 p.m.
Space is limited and registration is highly encouraged. Lecture registration will be available approximately one month prior to the event.


LECTURE LOCATION

Mary Harris Auditorium on RMCAD’s campus
1600 Pierce Street, Denver, CO 80214


ADDITIONAL RMCAD COMMUNITY EVENTS

In addition to the lecture, RMCAD students, faculty, and staff have the opportunity to interact with our distinguished guests during Next Day Q+A Luncheons, workshops, studio visits, and more. These events will take place the day following the lecture (unless otherwise noted).


THE FICTIONS FILM SERIES AT ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE: SLOANS LAKE

Learn more about the corresponding Film Series here.


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