About the event

Join New York Times art critic Ken Johnson, artist Carroll Dunham and medical anthropologist and historian of science Nicolas Langlitz (Anthropology, New School for Social Research) for a discussion moderated by Miciah Hussey (English, The Graduate Center, CUNY) about the enduring influence that the use of hallucinogens and the psychedelic experience has had on American culture. In his new book, Are You Experienced?, Johnson asserts that in the 1960’s “some kind of awakening took place in art. . . and the creative and intellectual energies that were brought to life are still feeding the imaginations of artists today.”