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Kris Cohen
Kris Cohen
Doctoral candidate in art history at the University of Chicago


Past Event: Small Gestures: It's the little things (2008)



Kris Cohen studies intimacy and belonging in mediated environments such as the Web, publics, and works of art. He has written on web-based photography, conceptual art and copyright law, blogs, and the challenges to theory and criticism posed by writing in medias res. His dissertation sets out to conceptualize the changing politics and aesthetics of encounter by considering scenes of laughter, protest' and searching in ordinary life and others' works.


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