Public Program

Kyle Chayka: Minimalism, Between Art and Life

Kyle Chayka, author of The Longing for Less, Living with Minimalism, explores the intersections of minimalism, life philosophy, and the artistic vision of Hanne Darboven. Delving into minimalism as a lifestyle choice, Chayka sheds light on how it shapes our perception of the world and the spaces we inhabit.

About the speaker:

Kyle Chayka is a contributing writer for The New Yorker covering technology and culture on the Internet. His work has also appeared in The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, and Harper’s Magazine, among other publications. Chayka’s first nonfiction book, The Longing for Less, Living with Minimalism, was published in 2020. He is at work on his second book, Filterworld, which explores the impact of algorithmic technology on culture.

Attending the program:

This program takes place in the Menil Drawing Institute, located at 1412 W. Main St. Additional information regarding accessibility and parking can be found here.

As always, Menil programs are free and open to all.