March 25, 2020 – April 7, 2020
Charis Books Recommends
Presented by Charis Books and More
Atlanta Contemporary and Charis Books and More are working together to curate a book and media list for our community. The book recommendations below are inspired by our current exhibitions and expand on reading lists provided by our artists Bojana Ginn and Craig Drennen, curator of THE END.
Support your local bookstore by ordering from Charis Books! Charis Book’s recommendations are linked to their website to purchase and Charis is helping you self-distance by offering $3 shipping.
Bojana Ginn | On view in Chute Space
Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Redefining Contemporary Art by Arthur I. Miller
Language Of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief by Francis S. Collins
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Beauty: The Invisible Embrace by John O’Donohue
Data Feminism by Catherine D'Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein
Craig Drennen, Curator of THE END IS NEAR! | On view in Contemporary On-Site
John Currin: The Dogwood Thieves by John Currin
Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting by Sianne Ngai
Ignatz by Monica Youn
The Pornhub Podcast - The Pleasure Principle with Michele Maccarone
Lee Lozano: Dropout Piece by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
M Archive: After the End of the World by Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements
The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) by N.K. Jemisin
Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
Severance: A Novel by Ling Ma
Together with their non-profit, Charis Circle, Charis Books and More fosters sustainable feminist communities, works for social justice, and encourages the expression of diverse and marginalized voices.
April 8 / 6:30pm
Home Is Where the Art Is
Executive Director, Veronica Kessenich
Join other members of Atlanta Contemporary for a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of Atlanta’s best contemporary art collections. This week we are giving you an exclusive look at Atlanta Contemporary’s Executive Director, Veronica Kessenich’s home and private art collection.
April 18 / 12:00pm
Trend Forecasting Workshop
Join us for Discrit, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.