Vreugdevuur Scheveningen, an upcoming photobook and film from Romke Hoogwaerts

Vreugdevuur Scheveningen, an upcoming photobook and film from Romke Hoogwaerts

Here’s an announcement of a forthcoming project from VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts: Mossless‘ founder, Romke Hoogwaerts, has a photobook (and film) of his own coming out soon called Vreugdevuur Scheveningen. It’s about the world’s biggest bonfire, a rivalry between two neighborhoods—one of which is his grandfather’s working-class hometown of Scheveningen in Holland. Here’s a few photos:  – […]

Watch Ariana Storm Ascher’s Bachelor’s Degree Candidate’s Address at the 2018 SVA Commencement Exercises

Watch Ariana Storm Ascher’s Bachelor’s Degree Candidate’s Address at the 2018 SVA Commencement Exercises

SVA Features recently published an article about this year’s commencement exercises at Radio City Music Hall, including a recap of our own Ariana Storm Ascher’s Bachelor’s Degree Candidate’s Address:   In the first of the day’s addresses, after an introduction by Provost Jeffrey Nesin, Ariana Storm Ascher represented the bachelor’s degree candidates. A Visual and […]

New on YouTube – Whitney Stories: Shellyne Rodriguez on Ja’Tovia Gary

New on YouTube – Whitney Stories: Shellyne Rodriguez on Ja’Tovia Gary

The Whitney Museum’s YouTube channel recently posted “An Incomplete History of Protest,” a new video featuring VCS faculty member Shellyne Rodriguez. I highly recommend it. Here’s the museum’s description, followed by the video:   Whitney Stories: Shellyne Rodriguez on Ja’Tovia Gary Artist and activist Shellyne Rodriguez responds to Ja’Tovia Gary’s film An Ecstatic Experience and […]

Zines by Conner Calhoun and Bill Thelen at Zine Machine III this Saturday in Durham, NC

Zines by Conner Calhoun and Bill Thelen at Zine Machine III this Saturday in Durham, NC

VCS alumnus Conner Calhoun will be selling zines that he created with artist Bill Thelen at the Zine Machine III printed matter festival in Durham, NC this Saturday (November 4th). Here’s a snapshot preview from Conner’s Instagram:    

Opening this Thursday, August 3rd from 6 to 9 pm – Poster Show at 29 Ludlow, hosted by Romke Hoogwaerts and Rubber Factory

Opening this Thursday, August 3rd from 6 to 9 pm – Poster Show at 29 Ludlow, hosted by Romke Hoogwaerts and Rubber Factory

Here’s announcement from VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts, co-founder of Mossless magazine:   Romke Hoogwaerts and our friends at Rubber Factory are hosting a Poster Show, opening this Thursday, including a special performance by photographer Nathan Bajar. Facebook event See you there? A small bit of Mossless news — the store page has been downgraded, since we are […]

VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

  A new interview with 2017 VCS graduate Lily Maslanka was posted to the SVA website’s front page just a few days ago. In the interview, Lily discusses her recent armor-based body of work and the different notions of masculinity that it explores, and also talks about the VCS program and her time at SVA. […]

“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 […]

This weekend: Mossless 4 at the New York Art Book Fair

This weekend: Mossless 4 at the New York Art Book Fair

Here’s an announcement from VCS alumnus Romke Hoogwaerts with an update about his publication Mossless 4, which we first covered back in June: – Coming to Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair this weekend? – – Don’t miss our table, which we’re sharing with Matte Magazine.  – If you haven’t seen it yet, it’ll […]

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