Docinter Lecture – Tom Holert

LECTURE – Second talk of the Montreal’s Interuniversity PhD Program in Art History 2020-2021 Speaker Series, “What Art Histories for Present Times?” with Tom Holert on January 12, 2021.

Talk title: Contemporary Art’s Epistemic Politics

Former editor of Texte zur Kunst et Spex, Tom Holert is an art historian, writer, curator and artist. He currently lives and works in Berlin. Holert is Honorary Professor of Art Theory and Cultural Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He is one of the founders of the Harun Farocki Institut (HaFI) in Berlin ( He is the author of numerous books, including Knowledge Beside Itself and Contemporary Art’s Epistemic Politics (2020), published by MIT Press.

Discussant: Benoit Jodoin (UQAM)

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Meeting ID: 921 9091 2788

Passcode: 890080 

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