OPEN MIC + AFTERPARTY: FeminismS and Ecological Justice – this Friday, December 14th from 7 to 11pm at #310B in Brooklyn

OPEN MIC + AFTERPARTY: FeminismS and Ecological Justice – this Friday, December 14th from 7 to 11pm at #310B in Brooklyn

VCS faculty member Kara Rooney and her studiomate Eva Davidova are hosting the following event this Friday evening in their studio, and Kara asked me to share it on the blog for any students or faculty who might be interested in attending:   OPEN MIC + AFTERPARTY: FeminismS and Ecological Justice – DEC 14, 7-11pm […]

This Monday, December 3rd at 7 pm – Democracy and the Poor: Prolegomena to a Radical Theory of Democracy, with Andreas Kalyvas (RSVP here)

This Monday, December 3rd at 7 pm – Democracy and the Poor: Prolegomena to a Radical Theory of Democracy, with Andreas Kalyvas (RSVP here)

Democracy and the Poor: Prolegomena to a Radical Theory of Democracy Monday, December 3rd 7pm-9pm 133 W. 21st Street, 6th Floor, Room 600 RSVP to: [email protected]  Andreas Kalyvas is an editor of Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory and Associate Professor in the Department of Politics at The New School for Social Research. Professor Kalyvas’s work […]

A new video of Stefanie Baumann’s “Counter-shots from Lebanon”

A new video of Stefanie Baumann’s “Counter-shots from Lebanon”

Here’s a new video of last semester’s Art in the First Person lecture by Stefanie Baumann, “Counter-shots from Lebanon: On The Atlas Group’s peculiar way to subvert hegemonic claims to truth.” BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents a talk by Stefanie Baumann (PhD University Paris 8) on Walid Raad’s artistic project The Atlas Group. Documenting facts “that could have been true,” The […]

This Monday, April 9th at 6:30 pm – Dissolving Borders: Art, Counter Surveillance, and DIY Technology

This Monday, April 9th at 6:30 pm – Dissolving Borders: Art, Counter Surveillance, and DIY Technology

  Dissolving Borders: Art, Counter Surveillance, and DIY Technology Monday, April 9 @ 6:30 PM Room 101C 133/141 W 21st Street   BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents a talk on artistic research and hacking in anticipation of More Art’s upcoming dual-city (New York/Rome) commissions on the global refugee and immigration crises. The panel at SVA will include […]

A piece by Amy Wilson featured on Politico and Blue Jersey this morning

A piece by Amy Wilson featured on Politico and Blue Jersey this morning

This morning, a tweet that faculty member Amy Wilson wrote late yesterday was picked up by Politico’s New Jersey Playbook and Blue Jersey’s daily News Roundup and Open Thread. Amy’s tweet features a fiber art piece (and wearable hat) that she made in anticipation of tomorrow’s mayoral election in Jersey City. Amy was inspired by […]

A call for submissions to The Heritage Project, a three-day fundraiser for NYC-based ACLU-affiliated Immigration Law Services, April 7th-9th

A call for submissions to The Heritage Project, a three-day fundraiser for NYC-based ACLU-affiliated Immigration Law Services, April 7th-9th

Today we’ve got a call for submissions from VCS student Brittney Najar for an upcoming benefit exhibition she’s involved with. Here’s the information she sent us: The Student Coalition For Progressive Action has organized a benefit show called The Heritage Project; a three-day fundraiser for NYC-based ACLU-affiliated Immigration Law Services focused on student-led activism and cultural […]

Tom Huhn quoted in a recent New Yorker article on art, protest, and the Trump administration

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Activism, Faculty Writings | No Comments
Tom Huhn quoted in a recent New Yorker article on art, protest, and the Trump administration

VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn was quoted in Emily Eakin’s new essay “What Can Artists Accomplish by Saying No to Trump?”, which was published in The New Yorker on Friday. You can find the piece at this link.                                       via The New Yorker

An open call for submissions to The Nasty Women Art Exhibition, a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood next month at The Knockdown Center

An open call for submissions to The Nasty Women Art Exhibition, a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood next month at The Knockdown Center

Earlier this week, VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff forwarded us the following open call for The Nasty Women Art Exhibition, a show to benefit Planned Parenthood that will take place at The Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens next month: – — Nasty Women Art Exhibition, Jan 12-15, 2017 | The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens, NYC […]

Amy Wilson in a new Hyperallergic article on public art and censorship

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Activism, Faculty, Interviews, public art | No Comments
Amy Wilson in a new Hyperallergic article on public art and censorship

Late yesterday, Hyperallergic posted an article by Claire Voon about the unannounced removal of a publicly funded street mural in Jersey City on Monday. The artwork generated a lot of controversy during its brief existence, due to protest by a handful of community members over some of its contents; subsequent demands made by city officials […]

Occupy Poetics, curated by Thom Donovan

Posted by on Oct 11, 2015 in Activism, Faculty, Other | No Comments
Occupy Poetics, curated by Thom Donovan

Today’s post comes from writer and VCS faculty member Thom Donovan, who recently curated Occupy Poetics, a book of responses to the Occupy movement by 21 writers and artists. Here is an excerpt from Thom’s preface to the book:   Writing With the Event   The following texts, composed between 2011 and 2014, represent a […]

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