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” […]
Announcements + Updates
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.
Three prints from Professor Henry Horenstein’s (Professor, Photography) Honky Tonk series were recently acquired by The Getty Museum. The RISD Museum showcased Honky Tonk in a one-person show in 2007.
This June, Steve Subotnick’s (Critic, Film/Animation/Video) film LITTLE GIRL will screen in festivals in New York, Estonia, and Australia; and STRANGE FISH will screen in Animafest, Cyprus. This August, Subotnick’s film, FIGHT, will participate in a group show at the Studio 44 gallery in Stockholm.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]