The notion of “many” is powerful. When presented with multiple images, the viewer tends to pause and look. Hundreds of something conjures a sense of commitment. Time invested in a concept speaks to dedication. Artists Kimberly Becker, Michèle Fandel Bonner, and Elena Brunner will speak about their work.
Antwaun Sargent will make the case for the power of black art and design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Join us for the 2019 Paul J. Cronin Memorial Lecture featuring acclaimed artist Krzysztof Wodiczko. Wodiczko is renowned for his large-scale slide and video projections on architectural facades and monuments that address themes of trauma, collective memory, and the power of mass media to disseminate and manipulate information.
he Skin Has Eyes: Animated Visions: Panel Discussion and Closing Reception with Curator and Artists at the Mills
In The Skin Has Eyes: Animated Visions, curator and artist, Maya Erdelyi, highlights contemporary animators who create physical works as part of their practice (both process and product) along with fine artists who experiment with animation.
Join artist Eli Brown, whose work is featured in deCordova New England Biennial 2019, as he leads an artist talk and interactive workshop. He will be discussing his Museum of Queer Ecologies, a wide-ranging project that extends queer theory into ecological studies.
Mozambican filmmaker Inadelso Cossa’s work reaches different phases of Africa’s, particularly Mozambique’s, history from a personal perspective. Exploring the Colonial, Post Colonial, Independence, and Post Civil War periods, Cossa finds it his duty to document what he refers to as ‘acts of memory.’
From worshiping nature to interfering with it on a vast scale -- we, humans, are in the thick of it. Take a walk around this altered landscape with these 3 photographers, to find an enchanted world of our own creation.
Gerry Bergstein and Allison Grey talk about Julie S. Graham's life and legacy at the site of her current exhibition at Kingston Gallery.
Photographer Sharon Harper and Moon researcher Yaray Ku will present their particular projects and discuss with each other how they in their respective fields, explore meaning from observation of phenomena on and beyond the Earth (the Moon) and how meaning is brought back to this sphere.
David Brooks’ sculptures and installations are concerned with humans’ relationships to both the natural world and the built environment. His work investigates how cultural concerns cannot be divorced from the natural world, while also questioning the terms under which nature is perceived and utilized.
Michael Eden is a maker whose work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art, exploring contemporary themes through the redesign of historical, culturally familiar objects utilizing digital manufacturing and materials.
The pattern of ice crystals on a window pane conjure images of frozen landscapes in these works. They, with the sight of bare trees thrusting through layers of sand create the bending of natural forms to produce illusions that call into question reality.
AVATARS // ghosts attempts to document the ways that artists represent their bodies, their ideas, their nations, and their dead in today’s digital world. Join Christina Balch, Giuliana Funkhouser and Krista Wright, curators and artists of AVATARS // ghosts, as they talk about the inspiration behind the show.
Gallery 263 is excited to present our latest Exhibition Proposal Series show, #stitchers. This exhibition features six women artists from around the world who met on the social media platform Instagram. Featuring Jennifer Lamontagne, Hannah Ferrante, Trisha Danforth, Courtney Sanborn, Meri Sawatzky, Emily Wright.
Alex Truesdell is the Executive Director and Founder of Adaptive Design Association (ADA) and a 2015 winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship. ADA is an organization that envisions and builds low-tech, affordable tools and furniture that enable children with disabilities to participate actively in their homes, schools, and communities.
Beth Stryker works between NYC and the Middle East and has recently curated exhibitions and programs for the Ford Foundation in Cairo, Beirut Art Center, the AIA/Center for Architecture in New York (where she held the position of director of programs), and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
What is “nature” and what is “the natural”? These seemingly easy to answer questions become progressively harder to discuss with the rapidly expanding impact of human intervention on the ecosphere. Topics of how we outline, perceive and shape concepts of the natural and the artificial, the organic and the synthetic, are central aspects of Markus Haala’s studio practice.
Tahir Carl Karmali is a Kenyan-born, New York-based visual artist whose work deals with critiquing the global economy, geopolitics and the networks that circulate goods an people. Jesse Firestone is an independent curator base in New York. His practice "utilizes art as a generative field fueled by meditation, catharsis, alchemy, and action outside the market."
Join AfricaGSD and the African American Student Union (AASU) for an evening with EJ Hill (Radcliffe Fellow '19). One of the most exciting visual artists working in the US today, EJ Hill's practice centres on the endurance an resilience of the human body. As a Radcliffe Fellow, EJ is currently engaged din researching a new body of work title American Mountain.
Encompassing film, video, installation, photography, and prints, Khalili's practice articulates language, subjectivity, orality, and geographical explorations to investigate strategies and discourses of resistance as elaborated, developed, and narrated by individuals- often members of political minorities.
Sending Ceramics by Email - Ceramic Commons is a project developed between Anna Andersen, Denmark and Megumi Naitoh, USA. Both are ceramic artists working with 3D printing. Ceramic Commons celebrates an open-source environment and digital 3D technology that allows our work to be sent and shared across the world.
In conjunction with the exhibition Harry Dodge: Works of Love, Los Angeles-based artist and writer Harry Dodge joins painter Amy Sillman in a public conversation.
Salem State University's Art + Design department and Career Services have teamed up to present something new this year. If you've ever wondered what it takes to be a working artist, this event is for you! Kate True, Meg Black, and Jeff Caplan will discuss the highs and lows of pursuing a career in visual art.