Food For Thought: Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors
Lecture presented at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts on Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Focus of lecture: Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors
• Mark Scala, Chief Curator, Frist Center for the Visual Arts
• Lutz Koepnik, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of German, Cinema and Media Arts, Vanderbilt University
Ragnar Kjartannson’s nine-channel video installation The Visitors has been called “a generational masterpiece,” by the Boston Globe. Join us for a wide-ranging conversation that will contextualize the piece within contemporary art and explore why it is so affecting.
This panel is the third installment of “Food for Thought: Exploring Your World through Three Cultural Moments,” a three-part series of lunchtime conversations presented by Vanderbilt University’s Office of Community Neighborhood, and Government Relations and the Frist Center.