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Cafe Society Presents Jenny Odell
February 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PSTFree
Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, will be in conversation with Art Table’s Jan Wurm.
“How to Do Nothing is genuinely instructive, elaborating a practical philosophy to help us slow down and temporarily sidestep the forces aligned against both our mental health and long-term human survival. You can knock the hustle — and you should.”—Akiva Gottlieb, LOS ANGELES TIMES
“Approachable and incisive. . . . The book is clearly the work of a socially conscious artist and writer who considers careful attention to the rich variety of the world an antidote to the addictive products and platforms that technology provides. . . . [Odell] sails with capable ease between the Scylla and Charybdis of subjectivity and arid theory with the relatable humanity of her vision.”—Nicholas Cannariato, THE WASHINGTON POST
“The sentiment behind How to Do Nothing is one of defiance.”—Casey Schwartz, THE NEW YORK TIMES