News about Megumi Ozaki’s documentary film A Whale of a Tale – a Kickstarter campaign (ending soon), upcoming NYC screenings at Quad Cinema, and press coverage in The Guardian

News about Megumi Ozaki’s documentary film A Whale of a Tale – a Kickstarter campaign (ending soon), upcoming NYC screenings at Quad Cinema, and press coverage in The Guardian

VCS alumna Megumi Ozaki just sent out three announcements about her new documentary film A Whale of a Tale, including a last-minute pitch for a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for promotion and wider distribution; announcement of its upcoming NYC premiere and one-week run at Ouad Cinema; and a link to an article about it […]

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 […]

Oona Tempest featured in a new video on Mashable

Oona Tempest featured in a new video on Mashable

VCS alumna Oona Tempest was featured last week on Mashable, in a short video in which she talks about her career as a sushi chef here in Manhattan at Sushi by Bae in the Jue Lan Club (49 W. 20th St.), right around the corner from the VCS Department. Among the topics covered are some […]

Starting today – We Love Decay, the second annual VCS performance incubator, April 15-20 in the Flatiron Project Space

Starting today – We Love Decay, the second annual VCS performance incubator, April 15-20 in the Flatiron Project Space

    We Love Decay April 15-20 Flatiron Project Space 133/141 W 21 Street New York, NY 10011 – BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents its second annual performance incubator, We Love Decay,  taking place from April 15 – 20 in the Flatiron Project Space. The incubator presents performance-based work by 15 artists who are […]

Announcing Late Bloomer Late Bloomer, a film screening presented by Hosting Projects at the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive on April 12

Announcing Late Bloomer Late Bloomer, a film screening presented by Hosting Projects at the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive on April 12

Today’s post is the first of two about an upcoming series of events in Los Angeles organized by Hosting Projects, the ongoing curatorial project founded in 2014 by VCS alumnae Harris Bauer and Rachel Zaretsky. Here’s a comment that Harris sent me a couple days ago: I wanted to write you about an upcoming project […]

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 […]

Reminder: the deadline for proposals for We Love Decay is this Wednesday, February 28

Reminder: the deadline for proposals for We Love Decay is this Wednesday, February 28

Here’s a reminder I’ve shamelessly lifted from this morning’s SVA Today newsletter:   We Love Decay: Call for Performance Proposals BFA Visual & Critical Studies seeks proposals for its second annual performance incubator, taking place from April 15 – 20 in the SVA Flatiron Project Space. Previous projects have included short-term installation, video projection, participatory […]

Watch the new video for Angel’s Bone by Du Yun and Royce Vavrek, directed by Spa Theory

Watch the new video for Angel’s Bone by Du Yun and Royce Vavrek, directed by Spa Theory

About a month ago, National Sawdust posted a new music video based on Angel’s Bone, the opera by composer Du Yun and librettist Royce Vavrek that won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Music. The new video was directed by Spa Theory, an all-female artist collective consisting of VCS alumnae Angela Fan and Michelle Yun and […]

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