Dick Hebdige on Takashi Murakami
28 Oct 2011
10:00AM - 12:00PM
|Where||Room 108N, North House, Munk Centre
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto M5S 3K7
October 28 2011, 10am-12pm
Dick Hebdige has published extensively on popular culture, media and critical theory and contemporary art, music and design. He is the current Director of the campus Interdisciplinary Humanities Center while holding a joint faculty appointment in the Department of Art and Film Studies, at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
He has been teaching in art schools since the mid-1970s, having served as the Dean of Critical Studies and the Director of the experimental writing program at CalArts before coming to UCSB. Hebdige has published numerous articles, reviews and catalogue essays and is the author of three seminal books on art and popular culture: Subculture: The Meaning of Style, Cut’n'mix: Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music, and Hiding in the Light: On Images and Things. His research interests include transmedia performance, and the integration of critical thinking into art practice and teaching. He received his Master of Arts degree from the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, England.
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