Marina Roy speaks in Art Now, 12 noon, Nov 23 in the Recital Hall

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 12:00am - 1:12pm

What's pushed out the door comes back through the window"

Marina Roy’s work is Cross-disciplinary in scope, the artwork investigates the intersection between materials, history, language, and ideology.  The foundations of her research are in psychoanalysis, biopolitics, human-animal distinction, feminism, allegory, art history, and linguistics.   Marina Roy is an Associate Professor in the Department of history, Visual Art and Theory at UBC.  In 2001 Roy published sign after the x (Artspeak/Arsenal Pulp), an encyclopedic book which revolves around the letter X and its multiple meanings in Western culture, and is currently researching and writing a new book about human-animal distinction, biopolitics, and the letter Q, titled Queuejumping.