Visual & Critical Studies

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Julia Stoddard in Earshot, opening at Outpost Artists Resources this Friday the 22nd, with a live performance on Saturday, October 14th

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Julia Stoddard in Earshot, opening at Outpost Artists Resources this Friday the 22nd, with a live performance on Saturday, October 14th

Here’s an announcement we’ve received from 2016 VCS alumna Julia Stoddard about an upcoming group exhibition that she’s participating in. The show will include a piece that Julia created during her recent VCS-sponsored residency at the Leipzig International Art Program: Dear Friends, After a satisfying span of being away, I’m writing to invite you to […]

Work by Martha Fleming-Ives in The Blue of Distance, opening this Friday, September 15th at Transmitter in Brooklyn

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments
Work by Martha Fleming-Ives in The Blue of Distance, opening this Friday, September 15th at Transmitter in Brooklyn

New work by VCS/Honors/Art History faculty member Martha Fleming-Ives will be on display in The Blue of Distance, a group show opening this Friday at Transmitter in Brooklyn. Here’s more information from the gallery’s exhibition announcement:              Please join us Friday, September 15 for the opening reception of The Blue of […]

This Thursday, September 14th at 6 pm – the opening reception for Paisley, curated by Peter Hristoff

This Thursday, September 14th at 6 pm – the opening reception for Paisley, curated by Peter Hristoff

The opening reception for Paisley will take place tomorrow night from 6 to 8 pm in the Flatiron Project Space at 133/141 West 21st Street. It’s free and open to the public, and we hope to see you there.

Santiago Chavez in “Affects on Absorption: the LIA Autumn Group Show,” on display this weekend in Leipzig

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Alumni News, Awards, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Santiago Chavez in “Affects on Absorption: the LIA Autumn Group Show,” on display this weekend in Leipzig

Back in August, we announced that Santiago Chavez was one of two 2017 VCS graduates awarded a six-month residency at the Leipzig International Art Programme. Santiago is now in Leipzig, and is about to participate in the program’s 2017 Autumn Group Show. Here’s a scan of the invitation with the details (click to enlarge):   […]

This Saturday, September 17th – Jeremy Sigler in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival with poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young

This Saturday, September 17th – Jeremy Sigler in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival with poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young

Here’s an announcement we received earlier today from VCS faculty member Jeremy Sigler, about a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival that he’ll be participating in this Saturday: Dear Friends, I will be taking part in the Brooklyn Book Festival this year, in a panel discussion with fellow poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young. […]

Megumi Ozaki’s “The Degustator” to screen as part of the The Set NYC’s upcoming “Chelsea Films: Women in Film” event

Megumi Ozaki’s “The Degustator” to screen as part of the The Set NYC’s upcoming “Chelsea Films: Women in Film” event

Recent VCS graduate Megumi Ozaki’s film The Degustator has been selected to screen as part of the The Set NYC’s upcoming Chelsea Films: Women In Film benefit event. Here’s the announcement that Megumi sent us: I am pleased to be selected by The Set NYC – Chelsea Films: Women in Film screening on September 22nd, […]

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

  Anthropologist and arts advocate Gobi Stromberg (Tonaltzintli/UAEM) will be joined by SVA faculty member Carla Stellweg in a discussion on Mexico’s institutional approach to its vast tradition of popular arts and cultures; and, the significance of contemporary artistic collaboration and appropriation vis-à-vis these art practices. Dr. Stromberg will outline several examples of popular art […]

Welcome back!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in General VCS Info | No Comments

SVA’s 2017/2018 academic year begins today, and we’d like to welcome everyone in the Visual & Critical Studies Department and all of our new and returning students back to campus for the fall 2017 semester.

Announcing Paisley, opening September 5th in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception on September 14th

Announcing Paisley, opening September 5th in the Flatiron Project Space, with a reception on September 14th

–   BFA Visual & Critical Studies at the School of Visual Arts is pleased to announce Paisley, its first exhibition of the 2017-18 academic year. The show, curated by Peter Hristoff, will be held at the Flatiron Project Space, 133/141 West 21st Street from September 5 through October 7, with an opening reception on Thursday, September 14 from 6 to 8 pm.  Paisley will present […]

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