Finance and Fiction

Finance and Fiction

Event DateEvent Date

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Event LocationLocation

CalArts Campus



Co-organized by Arne De Boever, California Institute of the Arts and Mikkel Krause Frantzen, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)


Thursday, Jan. 23

Screening: 3:30 pm
Ryan S. Jeffery, An Unsatisfying Metaphor (open to CalArts faculty, students and staff)

Friday, Jan. 24

Panel: 9-11 am
Michelle Chihara, "Robert Shiller's Narrative Economic Epidemiology"
Mikkel Krause Frantzen, "Junk Bonds and the So-Called Democratization of Finance: On William Gaddis's JR"

Panel: 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Torsten Andreasen, "The Day the Music Died: Finance Fiction from Mastery to Resignation"
Arne De Boever, “Wu Wei (無爲) on Wall Street”

Panel, 3-5 pm
Annie McClanahan, "Artificial Artificial Intelligence: Microwork, Automation, and Conceptual Art"
Frederik Tygstrup, “Credit and Credibility in the Twenty-First Century”

Panel, 5:30-7:30 pm
Joshua Clover, "Finance Capital Pop"
Laura Finch, "Revolutionary Spaces in Financial Times"