Congratulations to the VCS class of 2017!

Congratulations to the VCS class of 2017!

SVA’s 2017 Commencement Exercises will take place tomorrow at Radio City Music Hall, and we’d like to extend our congratulations to this year’s graduating seniors in the Visual & Critical Studies program and the SVA community at large. The ceremonies will stream live beginning at 12:45 pm. To see a schedule of events and watch the ceremonies, click on […]

A call for applicants to Triple Canopy’s Publication Intensive, June 19-30 (deadline this Monday the 17th at 11:59 pm)

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A call for applicants to Triple Canopy’s Publication Intensive, June 19-30 (deadline this Monday the 17th at 11:59 pm)

  Publication Intensive June 19–30, 2017 Apply online through 11:59pm on Monday, April 17  What: A two-week program in the history and contemporary practice of publication. Where: The program will take place at Triple Canopy’s venue in Manhattan and will include visits to studios of artists and designers, archives, and cultural institutions. Who: We invite applications from […]

Anastasia Warren in “Mirror, Mirror: on Characters, Costumes and Identities,” on display through October 28th at 214 East 21st Street

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Anastasia Warren in “Mirror, Mirror: on Characters, Costumes and Identities,” on display through October 28th at 214 East 21st Street

VCS junior Anastasia Warren’s work is on display as part of the group exhibition Mirror, Mirror: on Characters, Costumes and Identities, curated by Nick Alciati. The show is up through October 28th in SVA’s Photography and Video Department on the 5th floor at 214 East 21st Street, and there’s a reception scheduled for the evening […]

This Friday and Saturday: Peter Hristoff in “9 Minute Talks at the Met Breuer”

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Here’s an announcement from VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff about his upcoming participation in a series of brief talks at the Met Breuer at the end of this week: Dear Friends: I am happy to let you know that I have been invited to participate in “9 Minute Talks at the Met Breuer” on Friday March […]

SVA Close Up covers the 2015 VASA Halloween party and costume contest (and two VCS students get special mention)

Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The SVA Close Up blog recently posted an article on this year’s VASA Halloween party, which took place on the 22nd. VCS student Alli Golden and BFA Fine Arts student Forrest Meyer took top honors in the party’s costume contest with their masquerade as the characters Mermaidman and Barnacle Boy from SpongeBob SquarePants, and VCS […]

This Friday evening, October 2nd: Julia Santoli to perform as part of The Sphinx Returns at Grace Exhibition Space

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
This Friday evening, October 2nd: Julia Santoli to perform as part of The Sphinx Returns at Grace Exhibition Space

VCS alumna Julia Santoli just sent us the following information about an event that she’s going to be participating in this Friday evening: I have a performance coming up 9pm this Friday Oct. 2. The night is part of The Sphinx [email protected] Exhibition Space, curated by Whitney V. Hunter, and will feature performances by six U.S. artists, […]

Coming October 3rd: the annual VCS Apple Picking Trip (registration deadline this Monday, September 21st)

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

It’s time for the Visual and Critical Studies Department’s annual Apple Picking Trip! We will be visiting Dubois Farm in Highland, NY on Saturday, October 3rd.  Join us for a day trip filled with fun autumn activities like apple picking and hanging out with farm animals! In addition to apples, the farm also has grapes, pears, pumpkins, and other fruits you […]

Opening tonight: REAL ERSATZ, an exhibition of new work by Betty Tompkins at FUG

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This evening, BHQFU will host the opening reception at FUG (Foundation University Gallery) for an exhibition of new work by artist Betty Tompkins, who will also be one of the participants in our Sheroes She Hero Eros panel discussion next April. Here’s the gallery’s press release:   REAL ERSATZ, an exhibition of new work by […]

Tonight: “Alfredo Jaar: It Is Difficult” at 6:30 pm in the SVA Beatrice Theater

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Tonight at 6:30 pm, VCS presents “It Is Difficult,” a talk by artist Alfredo Jaar, with an introduction by Carla Stellweg in the SVA Beatrice Theater at 333 West 23rd Street. The event is free and open to the public. (For more about the talk, see this post from last week.)

The February 2015 VCS Chair Reading

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Here is VCS Department Chair Tom Huhn’s announcement of February’s entry in our ongoing Chair Reading series: I’m very happy to recommend Alexi Worth’s essay “The Invention of Clumsiness,” which appeared in Cabinet, issue #54. The essay is a fascinating examination of the role of photography, and especially of the photographic portrait, in relation to […]

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