The KVB - Captives (at Room 205)
directed by Alix Lambert (Art Practice Faculty)
“Host & Guest,” a curatorial platform conceptualized and directed by Steven Henry Madoff (Art Practice Faculty) is currently being presented at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, in association with Artis. Madoff has also developed one of the project’s exhibitions, “Dis/placed,” and has written a play and created a video, “Latency” for the exhibition.
Tim Rollins (MFA Art Practice faculty) was recently profiled on masslive.com for his project at the Renaissance Public School in Springfield, MA, that focused on the work of W.E.B. Du Bois. Rollins talks about his decades-long work with at-risk youth through art education: I think art is the best way to learn math, science, political studies, anything because it’s about making knowledge,it’s not just about the consumption of knowledge and the tests and what not, it’s about creativity and the kids love it,” said Rollins. “My kids in New York, they hated school but they loved art, so I took their love of art and made them love education, and that’s how most of them got into major art schools and colleges.
David A. Ross (chair of the MFA Art Practice program) introduces the We’re All Videofreex symposium on Friday, April 5.
A recording of the event is now available on iTunesU.
Laura Gibellini (AP Faculty member) will present here new work about mapping in the panel “The Utopian Globalists” as part of the first international Critical Cartography of Art and Visuality in the Global Age: New Methodologies, Concepts and Analytic Scopes conference on Friday, April 26 in Barcelona.
Kathy Brew (Art Practice faculty) and Robert Guerra’s “Design is One: Lella and Massimo Vignelli” will screen on Tuesday, April 16th at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Atlanta. A panel discussion will follow.
On Sunday, April 14th, ARTBOOK & MOMA PS1 presents “Heide Hatry: Not a Rose,” a book launch and discussion of the meaning of flowers and the ethics of art and animals with Avital Ronell, Steven Pinker, Dale Jamieson. Linda Weintraub and moderated by Thyrza Nichols Goodeve (Art Practice Faculty).
Image: “Yerim and Her Pink Things” fromThe Pink & Blue Project (2005) by JeongMee Yoon
Ernesto Pujol (MFA AP Faculty) is speaking at “Gender Play,” a two-day conference at Parsons that is focused on “exploring and exposing the issues of gender as they impact and influence the production of art and design.” The conference begins today, March 28th.
WE’RE ALL VIDEOFREEX: CHANGING MEDIA & SOCIAL CHANGE FROM PORTAPAK TO SMARTPHONE
Friday April 5
4pm - 9pm
SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St, NYC
David Ross (chair of the Art Practice department) and Ron Simon (curator of Television and Radio at the Paley center) reunite the Videofreex, the 1970s collective that pioneered the use of portable video and founded the first pirate TV station, for a one-day symposium on video, media and journalism.
This Thursday Jovana Stokic (AP Faculty) will speak with Residency Unlimited resident Jelena Tomasevic in a discussion titled “Zero Degree of Representation” at Residency Unlimited.