SITAC IX: Theory and Practice of Catastrophe

On January 27th-29th in Mexico City, the Ninth International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory: “Theory and Practice of Catastrophe.”

A PDF program is online at Arteven.com. Participants include Mel Chin, Christian Viveros-Fauné, Cyprien Gaillard, Superflex, T.J. Demos, and Johan Grimonprez. There is an interview with Eduardo Abaroa at tomo.

UPDATE: A report by Adam Kleinman, “Flirting With Disaster,” at artforum.com (02/11/11); see also the report from SITAC 2010 by Michèle Faguet, “Genital Panic” (02/11/10), with accompanying comment thread featuring J.C. Freñán and Jennifer Sorkin.