DR. DANIEL PLOEGER. DUTCH FACES: CALVINISM, NEO-FASCISM AND MEDIATIZED IDENTITY IN THE NETHERLANDS
20.05.2015, 19:00 Wednesday
Willem Frederik van Heemskerck Düker. Boerendochter in werkdracht, St. Laurens. 1944. (c) Ir. W.F. van Heemskerck Düker (no. 6627/13) (Voor meer informatie: Nederlands Openluchtmuseum)
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Place: National Centre for Contemporary Arts, the small hall
Building on an examination of the facial choreography work of new media artist Arthur Elsenaar, and the portrait photography of Dutch Nazi photographer Willem Frederik van Heemskerck Düker, this lecture will discuss the role of human and non-human bodies in expressions of national identity in contemporary Dutch culture.
Dani Ploeger is an artist and cultural critic. His work engages with technology, sex and culture. He holds a PhD from the University of Sussex, UK, and is currently Senior Lecturer and Course Leader Performance Arts at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. Dani´s writing has been published in Leonardo and the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, among others. He has also been invited lecturer at galleries, festivals and universities worldwide, including Transmediale (Berlin), Arse Elektronika: a festival of sex and technology (San Francisco), Columbia College Chicago, Hong Kong University, and the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.
www.daniploeger.org / www.e-waste-performance.net