Postcards for Mia. The Adult’s Imagination of the Child’s & Vice Versa
06 December 2022, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Anthropologist Michael Taussig will present postcards he has created of his travels
This event is free.
IAS Common GroundG11 Ground Floor, South Wing, UCLLondonWC1E 6BT
So what happens when a sorta anthropologist becomes a sketchy visual artist making postcards of his travels for his granddaughter between the ages of four to seven, postcards that resonate with those he made for his books starting in 1987? What gives with the AICI and this urge to draw alongside writing?
Class of 1933 Professor Emeritus at Columbia University Michael Taussig has published several books including The Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America (1980); The Magic of the State (1997); Law in a Lawless Land (2003); My Cocaine Museum (2004); I Swear I Saw This (2012); and Mastery of Non-Mastery (2020).