Meir Gal in the conference “Seeing Landscape in Israel/Palestine,” this Friday the 9th at Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, NYU

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Conferences, Events, Faculty, Other | No Comments
Meir Gal in the conference “Seeing Landscape in Israel/Palestine,” this Friday the 9th at Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, NYU

This Friday, November 9, VCS faculty member Meir Gal will be participating in the conference “Seeing Landscape in Israel/Palestine” at Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU, located at 255 Sullivan Street. Here are the details from the NYU website:  –  CONFERENCE // SEEING LANDSCAPE IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE DATE: Friday, Nov. 9 TIME: 8:30am–8:00pm LOCATION: Hagop Kevorkian Center […]

Highly recommended: Michael Lindgren’s Washington Post book review of “Painting With Bob Ross”

Posted by on Oct 25, 2018 in Other | No Comments
Highly recommended: Michael Lindgren’s Washington Post book review of “Painting With Bob Ross”

Yesterday, The Washington Post published a review of the book Painting With Bob Ross by writer Michael Lindgren. Some of you may have run into Mike around the VCS department; in addition to giving the occasional guest lecture on writing, publishing, and art history in some our courses (most notably my VCS third-year Art Writing […]

An introduction to SIREN Magazine, a new venue for work in all mediums

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in Other, Poetry | No Comments
An introduction to SIREN Magazine, a new venue for work in all mediums

  Today’s post is about SIREN, an online literature and art magazine launched recently by founding co-editors Cassidy Villeneuve and Raisa Imogen. VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn came across their site recently and thought our faculty and students might be interested in it, since the magazine puts out open calls for theme-specific submissions across all mediums. The […]

Announcing Microanalysis | The Scale of Subjecthood, Thursday, October 11th at 239 Greene Street, presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

Announcing Microanalysis | The Scale of Subjecthood, Thursday, October 11th at 239 Greene Street, presented by the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

  Microanalysis: The Scale of Subjecthood Practitioners of microanalytic observation and interpretation place their human subjects under insistent inspection. Often these subjects are at the social margins. Their pervasive discomfort is transformed into documents, texts, photos and films that in turn may be used to educate others—or even to reform the subjects themselves. Microanalysis: The […]

An open call to photographers for The 2018 New Talent Award (submissions due by August 10th)

An open call to photographers for The 2018 New Talent Award (submissions due by August 10th)

The 2018 New Talent Award is open to photographers under the age of 35 all over the world. All entries submitted during March 21-August 10, 2018 are welcomed. Based on the principle of fairness and justice, the competition is ready to embrace various academic ideas, collect excellent original works exploring the possibilities of photography in […]

A call from Peter Hristoff for submissions for VCS Open Studios Mystery Envelopes (deadline: April 25th)

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Events, General VCS Info, Open Studio, Other | No Comments

Dear Colleagues, Students and Friends: The 2018 Visual and Critical Studies Open Studios will be on Thursday evening, April 26th (133 W 21st Street, 4th Floor and Flatiron Project Space Gallery).  In addition to the great works on display, the event will host a pop-up shop and benefit sale. Small artworks (prints, proofs, drawings, photos, […]

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 […]

Images from the 2018 Honors trip to Iceland, via the VCS Instagram

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Faculty, Images, Other | No Comments
Images from the 2018 Honors trip to Iceland, via the VCS Instagram

The VCS Instagram has a few photos from the recent SVA Honors Program trip to Iceland, led by Honors/VCS chair Tom Huhn. Here’s a sample; you can see the rest at the link above.    

Announcing a Kickstarter for Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee, designed by Ilana Kruger and Kara Cohen

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in Alumni News, Other, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Announcing a Kickstarter for Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee, designed by Ilana Kruger and Kara Cohen

  Today’s post features a recently launched Kickstarter campaign for Dripkit, a portable one-cup coffee brewing system designed by 2013 VCS alumna Ilana Kruger and her collaborator Kara Cohen. The campaign’s website describes the Dripkit system as follows (all images via Kickstarter):   Dripkit: Portable Pour Over Coffee Dripkit is the pocket-sized pour over you’ve […]

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