COFA Talks Online
COFA Talks - Tom Melick: The Politics of Aesthetics
Watch this on your iPod - Vodcast available here
Tom Melick a Sydney artist and commentator and is also a recent COFA graduate. He is a member of the mysterious Bababa International, a Sydney based art collective who, according to their website, are 'yet to publicly state their intentions'.
Melick considers Renciere, the latest 'go-to philosopher' for young art theorists and discusses what is political art? Attempt to keep up with him on this excursion through constructivism, poetry, industrial design and what French postmen get up to when they stop delivering the mail.
This talk was recorded live at COFA on 24th May, 2011 as part of the free COFA Talks public lecture series.