Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” now available to view on YouTube

Heather Cass White’s Art in the First Person lecture “Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet” is now available to view on YouTube. Here’s the video, along with a description of the event from last October’s event announcement:     BFA Visual & Critical Studies is proud to present a lecture by Heather Cass White, […]

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 […]

This Monday, February 12th at 6:30 pm – Counter-shots from Lebanon

This Monday, February 12th at 6:30 pm – Counter-shots from Lebanon

  Counter-shots from Lebanon. On The Atlas Group’s peculiar way to subvert hegemonic claims to truth Monday, February 12 @ 6:30 PM Room 101C 133/141 W 21st Street  – 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 Atlas Group presents an […]

Thought Lines – An exhibition by Berny Tan at Supernormal in Singapore

Thought Lines – An exhibition by Berny Tan at Supernormal in Singapore

VCS alumna Berny Tan has an exhibition of new works on display through January 28th at Supernormal, an independent art space in Singapore. Supernormal’s website contains the following description of the show:    – In her first solo exhibition, Berny Tan presents a new series of twenty abstract embroideries, reflecting on the medium’s obsessive nature […]

This Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm – VCS presents Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling

This Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm – VCS presents Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling

– Ellen Handler Spitz: Art and Storytelling Monday, January 22, 2018 6:30 – 8:00pm Room 101C, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY Free and open to the public   Images tell stories differently from words. How can artful imagery condense time-based verbal narratives into single, unique meanings? Focusing principally on Ghiberti’s luminous Gates of […]

Depicting the World, ‘Once Removed’: A Talk by Artist Pieter Schoolwerth, This Monday, December 4th at 6:30 pm

Depicting the World, ‘Once Removed’: A Talk by Artist Pieter Schoolwerth, This Monday, December 4th at 6:30 pm

Monday, December 4 @ 6:30 PM 133 W 21st Street, room 101C For over twenty years painter and filmmaker Pieter Schoolwerth’s work has addressed the ways in which the ever-changing, and often invisible, forces of abstraction in the world – that can be associated with the digitization of more and more aspects of experience – affect […]

This Monday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm – Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet, with Heather Cass White

This Monday, October 23rd at 6:30 pm – Meet Marianne Moore, Your New Favorite Poet, with Heather Cass White

  BFA Visual & Critical Studies is proud to present a lecture by Heather Cass White, editor of New Collected Poems of Marianne Moore (FSG 2017). Heather will talk about one of the 20th century’s most influential (not to mention fastidious, stubborn and irascible) poets, Marianne Moore. She will change the way you think poems work, and […]

This Saturday, September 17th – Jeremy Sigler in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival with poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young

This Saturday, September 17th – Jeremy Sigler in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival with poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young

Here’s an announcement we received earlier today from VCS faculty member Jeremy Sigler, about a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival that he’ll be participating in this Saturday: Dear Friends, I will be taking part in the Brooklyn Book Festival this year, in a panel discussion with fellow poets Eileen Myles and Ashleigh Young. […]

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

VCS presents “Artists, Artisans and Museums in Mexico,” this Monday, September 11 at 6:30 pm in room 101C

  Anthropologist and arts advocate Gobi Stromberg (Tonaltzintli/UAEM) will be joined by SVA faculty member Carla Stellweg in a discussion on Mexico’s institutional approach to its vast tradition of popular arts and cultures; and, the significance of contemporary artistic collaboration and appropriation vis-à-vis these art practices. Dr. Stromberg will outline several examples of popular art […]

A full video of the panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now online

A full video of the panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now online

A video of last semester’s panel discussion “Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy” is now available to view online. Here it is, along with a repost of the original panel description and participant bios: – – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy Wednesday, March 29 […]

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