Against Interpretation by Susan Sontag with hannah_g

  • Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • The Royal Canadian Legion, 227 McDermot Ave

Against Interpretation by Susan Sontag
with hannah_g

In 1964, Susan Sontag published her game-changing essay, “Against Interpretation”. In it she argued that art criticism had become too cerebral, rather than a response to the work itself, without artifice. Sontag’s direct and occasionally acerbic admonishment is as refreshing now as it was nearly 50 years ago. As art criticism has become more rarified, her analysis seems prescient.

Reading: Against Interpretation

Free! Everyone welcome!

  • hannah_g is a writer, contemporary storyteller, inter-disciplinary artist, mixtape-laptop DJ and designer. She is interested in collectivity, place-making and recollection. She is the Co-Director of aceartinc. and the editor of the gallery’s in-house annual publication, PaperWait. hannah serves on the Public Art Committee of the Winnipeg Arts Council, is a director on the board of Cluster Festival, and is the founder of Tanaby Design.