Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts presents:
Ann Cvetkovich in Conversation with Tammy Rae Carland
Friday, September 28, 2012
California College of the Arts, San Francisco
1111 Eighth Street (16th Street at Wisconsin)
Queer theorist Ann Cvetkovich (An Archive of Feelings) and photographer Tammy Rae Carland will discuss their recent work as part of Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts.
Ann Cvetkovich is the Garwood Centennial Professor of English and Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She authored Mixed Feelings: Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism (Rutgers, 1992) and An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures (Duke, 2003). She edited, with Ann Pellegrini, “Public Sentiments,” a special issue of The Scholar and Feminist
Online. She co-edits GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies and her book Depression: A Public Feelings Project is in the production pipeline. She is co-chair of the LGBTQ/Sexualities Research Cluster at UT and a recipient of a Ford Foundation grant for the Difficult Dialogues program.
Tammy Rae Carland is Chair of the photography department at California College of the Arts. She works with photography, video, and small-run publications. Her work has been screened and exhibited in galleries and museums internationally, including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin, and Sydney. Her photographs have been published in numerous books, including The Passionate Camera: Queer Bodies of Desire, and Lesbian Art in America. Her fanzine writing has been republished in A Girl’s Guide to Taking Over the World. In the 1990s Carland independently produced a series of influential fanzines, including I (heart) Amy Carter. She has collaborated on the record art of some seminal underground music releases for such bands as Bikini Kill, The Fakes, and The Butchies. From 1997–2005 she managed in partnership Mr. Lady Records and Videos, an independent record label and video art distribution company that was dedicated to the production and distribution of queer and feminist culture. She is represented by Silverman Gallery in San Francisco.
About Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts
Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts brings together locally and nationally renowned artists, writers, filmmakers, and scholars for a series of conversations to discuss a broad range of LGBTQI topics in the humanities and the arts. QCCA is an on-going collaboration between the Queer Cultural Center and California College of the Arts.
QCCA is co-sponsored by Critical Studies, Visual Studies, Graduate Program in Fine Arts, and The Graduate Program in Visual & Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts, Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts and The Queer Cultural Center. This program is also supported in part by the Community Arts & Education Program of the San Francisco Arts Commission.