Extracurricular

Studies in Contemporary Society: 01

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15 February 2018

The first session of SCS will be on Thursday February 15, 6:30-8:30pm @ Marginal Utility Gallery-Second Floor, 319 North 11th Street.

The Studies in Contemporary Society (SCS) is a Philadelphia-based discussion and reading group that explores politics, economics, art and social life under the conditions of the contemporary form […]

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Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group #06

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Monday, 14 August 2017 6:30-8:30 pm

Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group in Association with Marginal Utility Gallery and New Boone Gallery

 Session 6

The Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group convenes roughly every fortnight at Marginal Utility Gallery to work through salient texts in modern philosophy and contemporary critical […]

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Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group #05

Nietzsche meeting 05

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 6:30-8:30 pm

Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group in Association with Marginal Utility Gallery and New Boone Gallery

Session 5

The Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group convenes roughly every fortnight at Marginal Utility Gallery to work through salient texts in modern philosophy and contemporary critical theory. […]

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Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group #04

Nietzsche meeting 04

Wednesday, 5 July 2017 6:30-8:30 pm

Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group in Association with The Machete Group

The Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group convenes roughly every fortnight at the Hill-Physick House (co-hosted by the Marginal Utility Gallery) to work through salient texts in modern philosophy and contemporary critical theory. It […]

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Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group #03

Nietzsche meeting 03

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 6:30-8:30 pm

Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group in Association with The Machete Group

The Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group convenes roughly every fortnight at the Marginal Utility Gallery to work through salient texts in modern philosophy and contemporary critical theory. It aims to offer a platform […]

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Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group #02

Nietzsche meeting 02

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 6:30-8:30 pm

Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group in Association with The Machete Group

 

The Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group convenes roughly every fortnight at Marginal Utility Gallery to work through salient texts in modern philosophy and contemporary critical theory. It aims to offer a platform […]

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Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group #01

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 6:30-8:30 pm

Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group in Association with The Machete Group

The Modern Philosophy and Theory Reading Group convenes roughly every fortnight at Marginal Utility Gallery to work through salient texts in modern philosophy and contemporary critical theory. It aims to offer a platform for […]

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Machete: Art in Times of Political Crisis

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Friday, 10 March 2017, 7:00-9:00pm

What can–or should be–the role of artistic practice in situations of political crisis? How are we to best understand and theoretically explicate the political contributions of the cultural world? To address these and related questions, the Machete Group proposes to explore a trans-cultural constellation of flashpoints in […]

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Omid Shekari

Omid Shekari

March 2-5  2017

Marginal Utility is proud to present the work of Philadelphia based artist Omid Skekari at the 2017 NADA art fair in New York City.

As an Iranian artist, Omid Shekari channels the crises within the Middle East through an imaginative form of magic realism that blends banal events […]

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Machete Redux: Art, Theory, Politics in the Present

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Saturday, dosage 10 December 2016, 7:00-9:00pm

This is not a time to bury the hatchet. It is a time to dig up the machete. After going partially underground and experimenting in metamorphoses elsewhere, the Machete Group has decided to come back in full force. In the coming months, we […]

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