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 […]

A new video by Wiissa for the single “Ti Amo” by Phoenix

A new video by Wiissa for the single “Ti Amo” by Phoenix

The French indie pop band Phoenix just released a new video for their latest single “Ti Amo,” directed by Wiissa, the Miami-based film and photography due consisting of Vanessa Hollander and VCS alumnus Wilson Philippe. You can view “Ti Amo” below, and see more of Wiissa’s video and photo work at the link above. To […]

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.

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, […]

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