VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

VCS alumna Lily Maslanka talks with SVA Features about her recent project “The Rise and Fall of Masculinity” and her time here at SVA

  A new interview with 2017 VCS graduate Lily Maslanka was posted to the SVA website’s front page just a few days ago. In the interview, Lily discusses her recent armor-based body of work and the different notions of masculinity that it explores, and also talks about the VCS program and her time at SVA. […]

Chaerin Ahn in “Transfiguration” at the Flatiron Gallery, on display through June 15, with a reception this Thursday, May 18

Chaerin Ahn in “Transfiguration” at the Flatiron Gallery, on display through June 15, with a reception this Thursday, May 18

2017 VCS graduate Chaerin Ahn has a piece in the group exhibition “Transfiguration,” on display in the Flatiron gallery through June 15th with an opening reception this Thursday, May 18th from 6 to 8 pm. Here’s a description of the show from the SVA calendar: – Transfiguration Saturday, May 13 – Thursday, June 15 Reception: Thursday, […]

An interview with Conner Calhoun on his art practice, Medieval elements in his work, and recent developments in his career

An interview with Conner Calhoun on his art practice, Medieval elements in his work, and recent developments in his career

  An interview with 2015 VCS alumnus Connor Calhoun was published earlier this week on ArtsNow, a site dedicated to news about visual and performing arts in North Carolina’s Triangle region. In the interview, Calhoun talks about his use of Medieval-style imagery in his work, his participation in the group exhibition Submerged at The Mahler […]

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 […]

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

This Friday and Saturday at 8 pm – zavé martohardjono: GENERAL DYNAMICS at Gibney Dance, with a score by Julia Santoli

Here’s an announcement from VCS alumna Julia Santoli about a performance event coming up this Friday and Saturday evening that she’s involved with: I have been collaborating with choreographer and artist Zavé Martohardjono on their latest performative work. The piece is called GENERAL DYNAMICS, and is premiering as part of Gibney Dance’s “Work Up” Series […]

This Tuesday, April 4th at The Kitchen – a book launching event for the republication of Modern Love by Constance De Jong

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Alumni News, Events, VCS Alumni | No Comments
This Tuesday, April 4th at The Kitchen – a book launching event for the republication of Modern Love by Constance De Jong

  This evening’s post features an announcement from VCS alumna Harris Bauer about an upcoming book publication and launch event that she’s been involved with: I’ve been working with Ugly Duckling Presse over the last seven months or so, and we are hosting an event for the facsimile edition of Modern Love, a piece of fiction […]

Eleni Kontos in Happy for You at Room Salon NY, opening this Sunday, April 2nd at 7 pm

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Eleni Kontos in Happy for You at Room Salon NY, opening this Sunday, April 2nd at 7 pm

Eleni Kontos (VCS class of 2012) will be exhibiting recent two- and three-dimensional works in the solo show Happy for You, which opens at Room Salon NY in Brooklyn this Sunday with a reception from 7 to 9 pm. For more information about Eleni and her work, check out her website and Instagram.

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm – Erasure by Exclusion: How Art Schools and Institutions Uphold White Supremacy

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 PM – SVA Theatre, 333 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011: The art world is a microcosm of the society we live in. It should come as no surprise then, that structural racism and capitalism permeates how we look at art, it informs the work that gets prioritized as important […]

A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Alumni News, Music, VCS Alumni | No Comments
A new seven-track release from Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma

Last November I wrote about VCS alumna Natasha Jacobs’s band Thelma and their single “If You Let It,” which was featured in NPR’s Songs We Love series. Earlier this month, the group released its eponymous first album in vinyl, CD, and digital formats with the indie label Tiny Engines; its seven tracks include that song […]

Katie Armstrong and Kylie Lefkowitz in Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Katie Armstrong and Kylie Lefkowitz in Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria

VCS alumnae Katie Armstrong (2010) and Kylie Lefkowitz (2014) have work in the group exhibition Jetzt Druck Machen! at Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim bei Wels, Austria, which opened last week and will be on display through September 29th. You can find information about the show (in German) and a list of participating artists at the […]

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