If the name Steve McQueen makes you think of the late American film star, a new show at the Art Institute of Chicago will change that. The exhibition covers 20 years of work by the renowned British artist and filmmaker.
A major transformation happened in the mind of the movie goer over the past twenty years. Television, with its radical insistence on reductive and literal narrative forms, has altered the relationship between the movie viewer and the movie auteur—or the filmmaker.
University of Chicago theorist Bernard Harcourt believes that a new kind of resistance called "political disobedience" emerged from Zuccotti Park and Occupy protests around the country. He tells Worldview why the media needs a new lexicon to describe the leaderless social movement.