Chris Kraus Lecture

Together with the MA in Critical Studies program we are excited to welcome author, art critic and editor Chris Kraus for a visit to PNCA where she will lecture on her work.


Thursday, January 24th, 2019

6:30-8pm

PNCA Mediatheque - 511 NW Broadway, Portland, OR 97209


Chris Kraus (b. 1955) is a Los Angeles–based writer, art critic, and editor whose novels include I Love Dick (1997), Torpor (2006), and Summer of Hate (2012). Her writing navigates and mediates seamlessly between autobiography, fiction, philosophy, and art criticism. She teaches creative writing and art writing at The European Graduate School / EGS and has been a visiting professor at the Art Center College of Design, the University of California at San Diego, New York University, the San Francisco Art Institute, and the Los Angeles Contemporary Archives. Along with Sylvère Lotringer and Hedi El Kholti, Kraus is co-editor of the influential publishing house Semiotext(e), which has introduced much of contemporary French theory to an American audience, and published writers such as: Abdellah Taia, Veronica G