Posts Tagged ‘Jane South’

South Appointed Chair of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute

Jane South (Assistant Professor, Film Animation Video) was recently appointed to the Chair of the Fine Arts Department at the Pratt Institute. The current Chair of Fine Arts, Deborah Bright, said of South “Jane South has an impressive background in combining her leadership experience of Fine Arts programs in the US and Europe with her […]

Exhibition: FRACTURED

The group exhibition of works on paper, Fractured looks at fractured space through the lens of structure, optics, and narrative and how those constructions or deconstructions create new meaning, new perceptions, and new truths. At the Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont, the exhibition opened on Friday, September 11th. Artists include: Sarah Amos, Dawn Clements […]

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]

“The Magic Box” performances

As part of the newly launched Robert L. Turner Theatrical and Performance Design initiative, students collaborated with the Providence Ballet Theatre company to design sets and costumes that support an  original ballet. Students worked with RISD faculty Jane South (Critic, Sculpture), Michael McGarty (Critic, Interior Architecture), Eva Marie Pacheco, artistic director and choreographer of the Providence […]

South’s “Performing the Artifact” blog

“Performing the Artifact”, a blog that documents the ongoing work of Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) as the 2015 RISD Andrew W. Mellon Teaching Fellow, is now live at http://performingtheartifact.blogspot.com/. Part 1, “Staging Still Life: The Mute Object Speaks”, a prologue to South’s future research, is on view as part of the RISD Faculty Biennial, and is up […]

2015 Mellon Teaching Fellow selected

Congratulations to Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) for being selected as a Mellon Teaching Fellow for 2015 as part of a collaborative project, Assemblages, between The RISD Museum and Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology funded by the Mellon Foundation, focusing on the evolving field of object-based teaching and research. Jane will be affiliated with the […]

Turner-funded “Check Your Vernacular” launched

Dirty Looks NYC celebrates the release of the Angela Dufresne (Assistant Professor, Painting) and Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) publication – CHECK YOUR VERNACULAR– at Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair with a performance and screening event featuring work by Dynasty Handbag, Narcissister, Colin Self and Chris E. Vargas. CHECK YOUR VERNACULAR – published on the […]

Turner Award recipients announced

Congratulations to the 2015 Turner Award recipients: Angela Dufresne (Painting) and Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) will collaborate on the course Tableaux and/of Performativity in the fall semester. In the spring Avishek Ganguly (Literary Arts + Studies) will lead the seminar on Performance Studies: An Introduction. The Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Fund at RISD […]

2014 Award & 2015 Deadline – Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Project

The Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Project at RISD was established to support the teaching of interdisciplinary courses that integrate various elements of theatrical and performance design. 2014 Turner Award Congratulations to Jane South (Critic, Sculpture), Michael McGarty (Critic, Interior Architecture), and independent dancer and artist Li Jun Lai, on their multi-disciplinary studio and partnership with […]

South: Floor / Ceiling

An exhibition of work by Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) has opened at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Conn. South’s practice has consistently engaged space in an architectural manner, drawing in three dimensions with paper. Combining rigorous geometric abstraction with the chaotic nature of urban and industrial infrastructure, her constructions push the material constraints of paper, offhandedly referencing, […]