The Los Angeles RISD Alumni Group threw a party for Henry Horenstein (Professor, Photography) to celebrate his public lecture at The Annenberg Space for Photography. Henry’s HONKY TONK photographs and his recent film SPOKE are featured in the museum’s new exhibition Country: Portraits of an American Sound. The exhibit presents images of the pioneers, poets […]
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Henry Horenstein (Professor, Photography) gave a talk and exhibited work from his book HONKY TONK at Purdue University’s Fountain Gallery in April. HONKY TONK documents the country music scene in and around Nashville in a forty-year collection of black and white photographs.
Daniel Cavicchi (Interim Dean, Liberal Arts) has been appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal American Music and to the Editorial Board of Participations: International Journal of Audience Research. In addition, he is serving on the 2014 program committee for Seattle’s Pop Conference, an annual event that he created with writer Eric Weisbard […]
In this documentary about rap crews, rockstars, and their fans in the northwest of China, director Sameer Farooq (MFA GD 2014) shows that the Central Asian music scene is alive and roaring. On the distant northwest edge of China lies Xinjiang, a vast region of snow-capped mountains, barren deserts and gritty market cities. Here, along […]
Daniel Cavicchi (Interim Dean, Liberal Arts) had two of this books featured as part of a piece on “The Art of Writing About Listening” in the New York Times last week. “Listening and Longing: Music Lovers in the Age of Barnum” describes the institutionalization of concert listening in 19th-century America. “My Music,” edited by Cavicchi and […]