Arts & Humanities

Catalogue Raisonné as Artwork

In an era of digital catalogues raisonnés, artist Michael Müller has embraced printed opulence with “Ernstes Spiel – Catalogue Raisonné.” Using colors, languages and the interplay of images and texts, the supposed parergon is transformed into a Gesamtkunstwerk in its own right.

Politics & Society

The Trump Carnival: Medieval Politics on Today’s Far Right

Donald Trump’s campaign and presidency not only endorsed but celebrated the unprecedented transgression of political and social norms. How did the embrace of the carnivalesque aid his ascent to power? And how much longer will its appeal last?

Arts & Humanities

Das Werkverzeichnis als Kunstwerk

In einer Ära digitaler Werkverzeichnisse setzt der Künstler Michael Müller mit „Ernstes Spiel – Catalogue Raisonné“ auf gedruckte Opulenz. Durch Farben, Sprachen und das Zusammenspiel von Bild und Text wird das vermeintliche Beiwerk dabei zu einem eigenständigen Gesamtkunstwerk.

Politics & Society

World on the Move: A Discussion with Kathryn Abrams and Mark Terkessidis

Right now, over 110 million people are experiencing displacement from their homes, surpassing all previous records of refugeedom. In the latest virtual event in our “Humanities for Humans” series, legal scholar Dr. Kathryn Abrams and migration researcher Dr. Mark Terkessidis discuss the pressing questions about a world on the move.