Monday, January 24, 2011
The Strange Saga of Steve Kurtz
Although Critical Art Ensemble's work is decidedly political, and takes advantage of all sorts of performative and socially embedded strategies, founder Steve Kurtz is probably best known for waking up one tragic morning in 2004 and entering a Kafkaesque nightmare that ended only after a four year legal battle.
I've had the TLC order the documentary Strange Fruit for us, and we'll screen it once it comes in. Until then, learn more about the case here.