SPRING 2012 TC COLLEY LECTURE SERIES
All lectures held in Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, 7pm
Free and open to the public
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Justine Kurland was born in 1969 in Warsaw, New York. She received her B.F.A from School of Visual Arts, NY in 1996, and her M.F.A. from Yale University in 1998. Her work has been exhibited extensively at museums and galleries in the U.S. and internationally. Recent museum exhibitions have included “Into the Sunset: Photography’s Image of the American West” at the Museum of Modern Art, NY; and “Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. Recent solo exhibitions include “He Sleeps Where He Falls” at Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, 2010; “There’s A Hungry Mouth for Every Peach” at Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna; and “Justine Kurland”at CEPA in Buffalo, NY, in 2009. Her work is in the public collections of institutions including the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, and the ICP, all in New York; the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC; and the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal. She is represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York.
TUESDAY, MARCH 13
Zoe Strauss is an artist from Philadelphia. In 2006 she participated in the Whitney Biennial, and in 2008 she published her first book, America. Her work has also been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago; the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; the New Orleans Museum of Art; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; and she has shown internationally in Bogota, Brighton, Copenhagen, Madrid, Prague, and Utrecht.
TUESDAY, APRIL 3
Walead Beshty (b. 1976, London, UK) is an artist and writer living and working in Los Angeles, and Associate Professor in the Graduate Art Department of Art Center College of Design. Recent solo exhibitions include, Securities and Exchanges at The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; A Diagram of Forces at Malmö Konsthall, Sweden / Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid; and PROCESSCOLORFIELD at Regen Projects, Los Angeles; among others. His work is included in many public collections including the Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; among others.
TUESDAY, APRIL 17
Eva Sutton is a digital media artist, photographer and programmer whose work explores the boundary between static images and interactive databases. Before becoming an artist, Sutton was a software engineer working primarily in the fields of biotechnology and large-scale database management.
Her work has been featured at Aperture Gallery, SF Camerawork (San Francisco) Exit Art (New York), The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Tang Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Purnell Center for the Arts at Carnegie Mellon, The National Center of Photography in Paris, Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali, Trento, Italy, Trondelag Center for Contemporary Art in Norway, SIGGRAPH, and the on-line sites Digital Imaging Forum (www.art.uh.edu/dif), www.genomicart.org and www.pbs.org. She has lectured on issues in art and technology at venues including Princeton University, New York University, The Cooper Union, The American Museum of Natural History in New York, Hong Kong Center for the Arts, Bophana Media and Arts Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia and The Ludwig Foundation in Havana, Cuba. Her projects, based on the intersection between photography, interactive installation and robotics have been featured in publications including Aperture, The New Yorker, Harpers, Artbyte, The New York Times and Leonardo.
Sutton’s current work explores the phenomenon of displacement, in particular squatter communities in marginalized urban environments and diasporic communities who have left their homeland as refugees. Her online solo exhibition “Fringe Dwellers: Life on the Edge in Cambodia” was recently featured on the photography site “Forward Thinking Museum”.
Sutton holds a BA in Architecture, Summa Cum Laude, from The School of Design, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, did graduate studies in Computer Science at the George Washington University and holds an M.F.A. in Computer Art from The School of Visual Arts, New York. Sutton is a Professor of Photography at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island w