Visual & Critical Studies

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Announcing the online symposium “Thingly Affinities: Rethinking Aesthetic Form for a Posthumanist Future,” December 4-13, 2020

Posted by on Dec 3, 2020 in Conferences, Events, Faculty, Other | No Comments
Announcing the online symposium “Thingly Affinities: Rethinking Aesthetic Form for a Posthumanist Future,” December 4-13, 2020

This Friday will see the beginning of “Thingly Affinities: Rethinking Aesthetic Form for a Posthumanist Future,” an online symposium organized and moderated by artist and Honors Program faculty member Taney Roniger. The symposium will run through Sunday, December 13th, and can be accessed at thinglyaffinities.org Here’s the symposium’s press release, with a full description of […]

Joey Gonnella one of eight SVA alumni in UNTITLED, ART Miami Beach, online this week from Wednesday the 2nd through Sunday the 6th

Joey Gonnella one of eight SVA alumni in UNTITLED, ART Miami Beach, online this week from Wednesday the 2nd through Sunday the 6th

Joey Gonnella, Demon Car, 2020, colored pencil on paper. Credit: Joey Gonnella   VCS alumnus Joey Gonnella (2020) is one of eight SVA alumni taking part in this week’s UNTITLED, ART Miami Beach art fair, which has moved to a virtual format this year. The show will be on display from Wednesday, December 2nd through […]

Recently in The New York Times – Teaching Racial Justice Isn’t Racial Justice by Benjamin Y. Fong

Recently in The New York Times – Teaching Racial Justice Isn’t Racial Justice by Benjamin Y. Fong

Honors Program Director Jeremy Cohan sent along a link to the recent New York Times opinion piece “Teaching Racial Justice Isn’t Racial Justice” by writer and educator Benjamin Y. Fong, who delivered a lecture on activism and social media for the BFA Visual & Critical Studies and MA Critical Theory and the Arts programs at […]

VCS alumna Alba Hodsoll in the Future Dreams virtual art exhibition and auction, a benefit to support breast cancer awareness and research

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Alumni News, Exhibitions, VCS Alumni | No Comments
VCS alumna Alba Hodsoll in the Future Dreams virtual art exhibition and auction, a benefit to support breast cancer awareness and research

  VCS class of 2016 graduate Alba Hodsoll is one of 23 artists and photographers taking part in a current online art exhibition and auction to raise funds for Future Dreams, an organization dedicated to breast cancer support, awareness and research. A total of 25 works are up for auction, and the event will continue […]

Today at 1 pm – Sanford Biggers in conversation with Yasi Alipour, presented by The Brooklyn Rail

Today at 1 pm – Sanford Biggers in conversation with Yasi Alipour, presented by The Brooklyn Rail

Today at 1 pm, The Brooklyn Rail is hosting a talk with artist Sanford Biggers and artist (and SVA Art History faculty member) Yasi Alipour. Here are the details, and information on hwot to join the talk on Zoom:   The New Social Environment#179 Sanford Biggers with Yasi Alipour   Monday, November 23, 2020 1 […]

Video now available of FRANCES FOX PIVEN on ELECTION 2020 – What Just Happened, and What Now? – View it here

Video now available of FRANCES FOX PIVEN on ELECTION 2020 – What Just Happened, and What Now? – View it here

A video is now available of the recent talk FRANCES FOX PIVEN on ELECTION 2020 – What Just Happened, and What Now? If you were unable to make it to the live talk on November 13th, you can watch it below.     Frances Fox Piven, one of the “nine most dangerous people in the […]

Announcing GIVING THANKS – a Thanksgiving Virtual Drawing Marathon with Peter Hristoff, Tuesday, November 24th at 6:30 pm EST (RSVP here)

Posted by on Nov 17, 2020 in Events, Faculty, General VCS Info | No Comments
Announcing GIVING THANKS – a Thanksgiving Virtual Drawing Marathon with Peter Hristoff, Tuesday, November 24th at 6:30 pm EST (RSVP here)

  GIVING THANKS Thanksgiving Virtual Drawing Marathon with Peter Hristoff     100 Drawings / 100 Things To Be Grateful For Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:30 PM EST RSVP HERE Drawing from knowledge, memory and imagination as reference, participants will create a drawing per minute as a loosening up exercise. The running theme of the […]

Presenting The Story of Social Canvas, Brooke Latham’s new digital marketing and communications agency

Posted by on Nov 10, 2020 in Alumni News, Businesses, Other, VCS Alumni | No Comments
Presenting The Story of Social Canvas, Brooke Latham’s new digital marketing and communications agency

Recently, we received news from VCS alumna Brooke Latham about Social Canvas, a digital marketing and communications agency she founded recently. Here’s her announcement:   – We’re very excited to announce that after much anticipation, Social Canvas has officially launched its new branding! Our fresh branding has deep intentionality through and through, from our color […]

Coming up this Friday, November 13 at 7:00 pm – FRANCES FOX PIVEN on ELECTION 2020 – What Just Happened, and What Now?

Coming up this Friday, November 13 at 7:00  pm – FRANCES FOX PIVEN on ELECTION 2020 – What Just Happened, and What Now?

  FRANCES FOX PIVEN on ELECTION 2020 – What Just Happened, and What Now? Frances Fox Piven, one of the “nine most dangerous people in the world” (Glenn Beck), returns to SVA to analyze the 2020 election Friday, November 13 // 7:00pm RSVP here or by writing art-pol@sva.edu ONLINE // Join Zoom here   Frances Fox Piven, […]

Visual & Critical Studies Virtual Open House, coming up this Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 10 am to 12 pm – REGISTER HERE to join us

Visual & Critical Studies Virtual Open House, coming up this Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 10 am to 12 pm – REGISTER HERE to join us

Out next open house for prospective students is set to take place this Saturday from 10 am to noon. Here’s some information about it from the SVA website, along with a link to register if you’d like to attend:   Virtual Undergraduate Open House | Session 2 Nov 7, 2020; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm […]

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