A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Alumni News, Music, VCS Alumni | No Comments
A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Last November I wrote about VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma and their single “If You Let It,” which was featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series. Earlier this month, the group released its eponymous first album in vinyl, CD, and digital formats with the indie label Tiny Engines; its seven tracks include that song […]

Katie Armstrong and Kylie Lefkowitz in Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Katie Armstrong and Kylie Lefkowitz in Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria

VCS alumnae Katie Armstrong (2010) and Kylie Lefkowitz (2014) have work in the group exhibition Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria, which opened last week and will be on display through September 29th. You can find information about the show (in German) and a list of participating artists at the […]

This weekend: Rubber Factory Posters Pop-Up at 33 Orchard Street

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This weekend: Rubber Factory Posters Pop-Up at 33 Orchard Street

VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts (founder of Mossless) and Mike Tan of Rubber Factory have teamed up to launch the curated poster project Rubber Factory Posters, which will hold its first pop-up event this weekend at 33rd Orchard Street in the Lower East Side. Here’s more about the event from its flyer and Facebook page: – […]

VCS alumnus Taylor Baker’s “Systems” in the Flatiron Project Space, opening this Thursday, February 16th at 6 pm

VCS alumnus Taylor Baker’s “Systems” in the Flatiron Project Space, opening this Thursday, February 16th at 6 pm

Taylor Baker: Systems February 16 – March 15, 2017 Reception: Thursday, February 16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM SVA Flatiron Project Space  133/141 West 21 Street, New York The Department of Visual & Critical Studies and the Flatiron Project Space are pleased to announce a solo exhibition of recent works by Taylor Baker (SVA in Rome 2014, BFA […]

“If You Let It” by Thelma featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series

“If You Let It” by Thelma featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series

Earlier this week, VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma was spotlighted in NPR’s ongoing Songs We Love series in a post by Marissa Lorusso about “If You Let It,” one of seven tracks from a new album that’s coming out this February on the indie label Tiny Engines. Larusso’s profile begins: Thelma’s music sounds almost […]

Shellyne Rodriguez’s “Bulldozers & Crain’s” at Boogie Down Liberation Front

Shellyne Rodriguez’s “Bulldozers & Crain’s” at Boogie Down Liberation Front

  VCS alumna Shellyne Rodriguez recently launched the site Boogie Down Liberation Front: Promoting World Barrio Power… Art * Politics * Critical Thought; the site’s first entry is “Bulldozers & Crain’s,” her pointed and thorough critique of a recent article in Crain’s New York Business on art, economics, and real estate development in the Bronx. […]

An open call for submissions to diSONARE magazine

An open call for submissions to diSONARE magazine

We’ve received a call for submissions for an upcoming issue of diSONARE, the bilingual Spanish/English arts and literature magazine that was co-founded by VCS alumna Lucia Hinojosa back in 2014. The issue will deal with representations of sound on paper. Here’s the information: – SOUND ISSUE // OPEN CALL – – diSONARE 06 OPEN CALL […]

JinHee Kwak in FATTER IRL, opening tomorrow (October 15th) at 630 Flushing Avenue

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Alumni News, Events, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
JinHee Kwak in FATTER IRL, opening tomorrow (October 15th) at 630 Flushing Avenue

Artist, curator, and VCS alumna JinHee Kwak has work in the realartshow group exhibition FATTER IRL: a fat art show, which opens tomorrow at 630 Flushing Avenue with a reception from 6 to 10 pm. The show’s Facebook event provides the following description, along with profiles of all of the participating artists: FATTER IRL: a […]

This Saturday, October 15th – Good Neighbor presents “enTITLEment” at 585 Park Place in Brooklyn, curated by Victoria Hristoff

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 in Alumni News, Events, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Saturday, October 15th – Good Neighbor presents “enTITLEment” at 585 Park Place in Brooklyn, curated by Victoria Hristoff

VCS alumna Victoria Hristoff sent us an announcement of an upcoming one-night apartment show that she’s curated. It’s scheduled for 7 pm this Saturday at 585 Park Place in Brooklyn, and is presented by the art collective Good Neighbor. The show features works by alumni from both the Visual & Critical Studies program and SVA’s Photography Department, […]

This Friday, October 14th from 7 to 9 pm: “Drawing for Poets, Writing for Painters,” a workshop with Nicole Eisenman and erica kaufman at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

This Friday, October 14th from 7 to 9 pm: “Drawing for Poets, Writing for Painters,” a workshop with Nicole Eisenman and erica kaufman at Wendy’s Subway in Brooklyn

For the last few months, VCS alumna Harris Bauer has been working for Wendy’s Subway, a nonprofit writer-run space in Brooklyn that she describes as follows: We are a non-circulating library/workspace, hosting events and workshops in our storefront space on Bushwick Avenue as well as off site (right now we’re in residence at The Brooklyn […]

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