Sunday, May 19, 2013

Brassier in NYC

Triple Canopy is pleased to announce Speculations (“The future is ______”), fifty days of lectures, discussions, and debates about the future, as part of EXPO 1: New York at MoMA PS1. Speculations will take place from May 12 to July 28, in a structure created by artist José León Cerrillo and in an installation designed by artist Adrián Villar Rojas.  Among many other participants, Ray Brassier will be making an appearance.

MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY - presents

Ray Brassier (American University of Beirut)
Friday, July 19, 2 p.m seminar & 4 p.m. lecture

Ray Brassier is a philosopher and a translator of Alain Badiou and Quentin Meillassoux. Author of Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction and a participant in the original "Speculative Realism" conference, he will discuss what the future is and what it means to orient oneself toward it.