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Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

Sven Lütticken: "Producing Facts: Notes on the Politics of Concrete Abstraction"

Arts theorist Sven Lütticken explores the cultural, social, economic, and technological conditions that produce “alternative facts.” From Lütticken: “As fake news and ‘alternative facts’ triumph, the complexity of facticity is denied. However, ritualistic ‘fact checking’ is in itself not a solution as the performativity of social media goes into overdrive. What is the potential of aesthetic and artifactual practices in this situation?”

This lecture was presented at ICA Miami as part of the Art + Research Center’s free public lecture series from March 30, 2017. Learn more.