Posts Tagged ‘News’

Borsani Solo Show at UMass University Gallery

Alejandro Borsani (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) opens a solo show titled Countdown to the end of the Sun at the University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Lowell (870 Broadway Street, Lowell). The exhibition includes new work encompassing sculptures, videos, and photography that explore the poetics of deep time, weather patterns, and astronomical processes. The […]

Hirst Featured in Thriving Artist Podcast

Leslie Hirst (Associate Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) is featured in the Thriving Artist Podcast,  which is part of the Clark Hulings Fund Business Accelerator Program for artists. Hirst was a recipient of the Clark Hulings Fund in 2015 and in the podcast she shares insights about her practice and philosophy as an artist, designer and […]

Feld Installation at Galleria Comunale of Barga

Gabrial Feld (Chief Critic, European Honors Program) was invited to install his work at the Galleria Comunale of Barga, Italy as part of the show Paesaggi Ora (Landscapes Now) which opened in July. The title of Feld’s piece is Ritratti di paesaggio (Portraits of Landscape). Currently, Feld is resident in Barga learning multi-plate color etching with the master printer […]

Highfield: Food as Archive

  Jonathan Highfield (Professor, Literary Arts and Studies) presented a talk, entitled All Yesterday’s Meals: Food as Archive at the International Symposium on Food Studies: Transnational Conversations at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, 22-23 July 2016. Highfield’s paper focused on maize in Southern Africa, and connected the Southern African dish known as ‘samp’ to […]

Do Textile Professors Dream of Electric Sweaters?

Last month Brooks Hagan (Associate Professor, Textiles) updated faculty and students on his National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Virtual Textiles Research Group. Hagan with his co-Principal Investigators (PIs) Steve Marschner, Kavita Bala, and Doug James first attempted to demonstrate the potential for elements from the physical world to appear and behave in the computer in […]

Forrest, Vobis, and Schneider Work with Wood

Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture) recently spoke on a panel at the American Institute of Architects Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place, New York) on the use of wood in the architecture of Finland and the United States. The panel discussion was part of a program of events around the center’s exhibition Annual Rings: A New […]

Trecartin & Fitch Return to RISD Screening New Work, 04/05/16

RISD Alumni Ryan Trecartin (FAV ’04) + Lizzie Fitch (SCULP ’04) return to RISD for a Screening of New Work and Q & A for the RISD Community. Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, 04/05/16, 1:00-3:00pm. Supported by the Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Fund in conjunction with the RISD IDISC & FAV Sp2016 course Dada Today.  

Anthony Screens New Film in London and Athens

Alexandra Anthony (Senior Critic, Film, Animation + Video) will be screening her new documentary film Lost in the Bewilderness on 03/21/16 at the University of Roehampton, London, followed by the Athens Premier on 03/30/16 starting at 6:45pm at the Moraitis School (Al. Papanastasiou). The Athens Premiere will be a fundraiser for the THEOTOKOS school for children with […]