Chaerin Ahn’s work on the cover of the latest issue of Visual Opinion

Chaerin Ahn’s work on the cover of the latest issue of Visual Opinion

VCS senior Chaerin Ahn has an ink painting on the cover of the latest edition of Visual Opinion, SVA’s issue-oriented student art magazine. The new volume is titled “Voice,” and features student works related to political and social activism. This is the third issue of VO that has included Chaerin’ work. Last year, another one of her […]

A video of Haesoo Jeong at [email protected], plus images from her book Swimming in Concrete

A video of Haesoo Jeong at TEDx@GGHS, plus images from her book Swimming in Concrete

Last summer, VCS student Haesoo Jeong spoke at [email protected], where she talked about being different, being young, dreams, social standards and more. Here’s a video of the presentation, in Korean with English subtitles:     Haesoo has also published an artist book titled Swimming in Concrete, which is on display in the VCS library and […]

Chaerin Ahn in “Generations,” the latest issue of The Visual Opinion

VCS student Chaerin Ahn has just had a piece published in “Generations,” a limited-edition issue of The Visual Opinion that was released earlier this week. Here are a few images of the issue and Chaerin’s contribution.      

Carissa Melillo in The Visual Opinion

VCS student Carissa Melillo has a short poem in Conflict, the latest issue of the student-run magazine The Visual Opinion. Here are a couple shots of Cari’s contribution:   More information about The Visual Opinion and images from past issues can be found on the magazine’s Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter pages.

A post from Berny Tan on her internship at The Drawing Center

Today’s post presents a contribution from VCS student Berny Tan, in which she talks about her ongoing internship with The Drawing Center in New York. Berny’s text is illustrated with a few photos she took to accompany pieces that she’s written for The Drawing Center’s Tumblr (clicking on each image will take you to the […]

Coming up on Monday: an information session and call for submissions for The Dialogue

This year, VCS student Jennifer Keyes is serving as Editor-in-Chief of The Dialogue, SVA’s online magazine (you can read about its prior incarnation under a different name at this page on the SVA website). A couple days ago, Jennifer contacted me about an information meeting they’re holding this coming Monday to let people know about […]

Four VCS students win awards in the First Annual SVA Writing Program Contest

This last academic year, SVA’s Humanities and Sciences Department launched the Writing Program, a new academic concentration for undergrads interested in pursuing writing as a secondary emphasis during their art education. As a part of the program, the department held the first annual Writing Program Contest during the Spring 2013 semester. The contest solicited submissions […]

Romke Hoogwaerts and MOSSLESS Magazine

Back in 2009, VCS student Romke Hoogwaerts started MOSSLESS, a website featuring a new interview with a different photographer every two days. In late 2010, Romke used Kickstarter to fund the first issue of MOSSLESS Magazine, an annual print spinoff of the original site. The inaugural issue focused on four young photographers (Alana Celii, Bobby […]

An essay on Dostoyevsky by Aspen Kincaid

Today I’ve got the latest entry in an ongoing series of student writings from Janice Ahn’s VCS Reading, Writing, Thinking class. (You can read the earlier selections by following the links at the bottom of this post). The essay below is by VCS student Aspen Kincaid. It’s a response to Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, which […]

Catching up with the VCS Flickr and Tumblr

I haven’t written about the VCS blog’s sister sites on Fickr and Tumblr in a while, so I thought I’d devote today’s post to an update on them. The Visual & Critical Studies Tumblr has expanded quite a lot since I first wrote about it last June, and now features a few dozen images of […]

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