Session Two: Foundations of Europhobia: Disillusionment and Discontent
10 May, 10-12pm

- Neolithische Kindheit at Haus der Kulturen der Welt
- Hannah Höch, Untitled Collages from an Ethnographic Museum, c. 1924-1930
- Carte Surréaliste du Monde, 1929

Download Readings HERE

We will be discussing the exhibition Neolithische Kindheit at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Make sure you see this exhibition before we meet! It is a dense show, and your ticket will allow you to attend twice in case you need extra time to take it in. There is a reduced price of 6 EUR for students and free admittance on Mondays.

Required Readings:
Artaud, Antonin. “The Theater of Cruelty (First Manifesto)” [Excerpt]. Theater and its Double. Translated by Mary Caroline Richards. New York: Grove Press, 1958. (89-93)

Einstein, Carl. “On Primitive Art,” translated by Charles W. Haxthausen. October 105 (Summer 2003): 124.

Foster, Hal, Rosalind Krauss, Yve-Alain Bois, and Benjamin H. D. Buchloh. “1930b” in Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism (corrected edition). London: Thames & Hudson, 2007. (245-248)

Freud, Sigmund. "Kapitel III" in Das Unbehagen in der Kultur. 1930. (82-92)

Lavin, Maud. “Hannah Höch,” Grand Street, no. 58 (Autumn 1996), 128.