The Aestheticization of Everyday Life: Participants

Karrie Jacobs

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Moderator

Karrie Jacobs

Karrie Jacobs teaches at SVA's Design Criticism MFA program and writes about how the world looks and feels for Metropolis, Travel + Leisure, and other publications. She was the founding editor-in-chief of Dwell and the founding executive editor of Benetton’s Colors. Jacobs is the author of The Perfect $100,000 House: A Trip Across America and Back in Pursuit of a Place to Call Home (2006) and, with Steven Heller, Angry Graphics (1992).

Cristina Goberna

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Panelist

Cristina Goberna

Cristina Goberna is an architect, critic, and the orchestrator with Urtzi Grau of Fake Industries Architectural Agonism, an architectural practice of questionable taste specializing in the concept of replica, that is, the rejection of originality and the potential of agonism as driving forces in architectural production. She is also a faculty member at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAAP) at Columbia University.

Angie Keefer

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Panelist

Angie Keefer

Angie Keefer is an artist and writer. She is a cofounder of the Serving Library, a nonprofit artists' organization dedicated to publishing and archiving in a continuous loop, and an editor of The Bulletins, the Serving Library's biannual publication. In May 2013 she will exhibit at Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp.

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John Kelsey

John Kelsey is an artist and writer based in New York. He is a longtime member of the collective Bernadette Corporation and codirector of Reena Spaulings Fine Art. His book Rich Texts, a selection of essays on contemporary art, was published by Sternberg Press in 2010.