Announcements + Updates

Bergstein lecture and work published

Mary Bergstein (Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture) presented a lecture at the University of Heidelberg Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies on April 22. The topic of the conference was “An Interdisciplinary Anthropology of Perception and Imagination.” Bergstein spoke about “Perception and Imagination in the Visual World of Marcel Proust.” Additionally, Bergstein’s memoir “Hotel Michelangelo” […]

Taborska lecture in Warsaw

Agnieszka Taborska (Senior Lecturer, HAVC) gave a lecture on female Surrealists at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland. The lecture was about the myth of a muse / femme-enfant / sorceress as well as about the recently “discovered” eminent female Surrealists: Leonora Carrington, Gisèle Prassinos, Claude Cahun, Dora Maar, and others.

Lynch published in French illustration journalism magazine

Fred Lynch (Associate Professor, Illustration) was published in XXI, the French illustration journalism magazine in May. The image and story were drawn from of his ongoing series Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited which examines history, preservation and change in America. For the story, Lynch revisited the site of a Catholic covent and school in Somerville, Massachusetts which […]

Scanlan Awarded Best Article Prize

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) and Caroline Castiglione (Professor, Departments of History and Italian Studies, Brown University) were awarded the Best Article Prize, 2016-17 for their co-authored article, Death Did Not Become Her: Unconventional Women and the Problem of Female Commemoration in Early Modern Rome (Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, […]

Kenyon at ArtScience Museum in Singapore

Matt Kenyon (Associate Professor, Digital + Media) will have three artworks (Tardigotchi, IED and Consumer Index) included in an exhibition titled HUMAN+ that will take place at the prestigious “lotus flower” ArtScience Museum in Singapore. HUMAN+ is Science Gallery’s latest flagship exhibition. HUMAN+ invites you to consider a future of augmented abilities, authored evolution, new […]

Duarte presents at Biodigital Architecture Conference

Eduardo Benamor Duarte (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) presented a paper “Morphogenetic vs. Morphodynamics: Design and Prototyping of Porcelain Sine Wave Surfaces” at the 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BIODIGITAL ARCHITECTURE & GENETICS – BARCELONA. The conference was hosted at the ESARQ School of Architecture UIC Barcelona (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya) on 7th – 9th June, 2017.

Lynch featured in literary magazine, The Common

Fred Lynch (Associate Professor, Illustration) wrote about his work for the The Common, the award-winning literary magazine which examines “A Modern Sense of Place.” The publication is sponsored by Amherst College. For the feature, Lynch described his ongoing series of drawings from Central Italy that explores discovery and the experience of place through site-specific inquiry. […]

Freiband Presentation on Artist-Driven Research

Andrew Freiband (Senior Critic, Film/Animation/Video) is presenting research at the 7th Annual International STEM/STEAM Education Conference at Hawaii University in Honolulu on June 9. He’ll be showing work into his investigation into forms of qualitative data that artists have unique access to, and how to better leverage this knowledge in contemporary complex problem solving. Using […]