Visual & Critical Studies

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We’ve moved! Check out our new blog on the SVA website

Posted by on Mar 10, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

If you’re a long-time reader of this blog, you’ve noticed that I haven’t posted anything new here for a while. That’s because we’ve moved to a new blog at our homepage on the SVA website, and I’ve been getting the hang of the content management system over there for the last few weeks. We’ve already […]

Amy Wilson speaks on mutual aid and politics on the Students Demand Hudson podcast, this Friday, December 18th at 8 pm EST on Instagram

Posted by on Dec 15, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Amy Wilson speaks on mutual aid and politics on the Students Demand Hudson podcast, this Friday, December 18th at 8 pm EST on Instagram

This Friday at 8 pm, faculty member Amy Wilson will be on a live podcast with Students Demand Hudson, the Jersey City branch of Students Demand Action For Gun Sense in America, which was founded as the student wing of Everytown for Gun Safety after the 2018 Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School mass shooting in Parkland, […]

Peter Hristoff featured in Morie Losier’s short film “Draw Me Now,” now part of The Criterion Channel’s subscriber film program for December

Posted by on Dec 12, 2020 in Events, Faculty, Film and Video | No Comments
Peter Hristoff featured in Morie Losier’s short film “Draw Me Now,” now part of The Criterion Channel’s subscriber film program for December

  Director Marie Losier’s short film Draw Me Now, featuring artist and VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff, is now online on The Criterion Channel. The film will also be part of the channel’s December film program for subscribers, included in a set of two features and 15 shorts by Losier presented this Wednesday, December 16th. […]

Video now available of the Art & Politics roundtable discussion “Who Owns the City? Real Estate v. Art, Architecture and the People”

Video now available of the Art & Politics roundtable discussion “Who Owns the City? Real Estate v. Art, Architecture and the People”

A video is now available of last December’s Art & Politics Lecture Series roundtable discussion “Who Owns the City? Real Estate v. Art, Architecture and the People” fearuring writer Sam Stein, architect Georg Windeck, and artist, activist, and VCS feculty member Shellyne Rodriguez. You can watch it below or at this link. I’ve included a […]

This Friday, December 11th at 1 pm PST – Rachel Zaretsky in an artist talk with the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, in conjunction with the exhibition ARCHIVE MACHINES

This Friday, December 11th at 1 pm PST – Rachel Zaretsky in an artist talk with the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, in conjunction with the exhibition ARCHIVE MACHINES

  Yesterday 2015 VCS alumna Rachel Zaretsky sent out an announcement of a group artists’ talk she’ll be taking part in this Friday, in conjunction with the current exhibition ARCHIVE MACHINES at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. Here’s the message she sent, which also contains a link to an article on Hyperallergic about the […]

Kris Graves: Race and Place in Contemporary American Photography – this Friday, December 11th from 7 to 8 pm EST (register here to attend)

Kris Graves: Race and Place in Contemporary American Photography – this Friday, December 11th from 7 to 8 pm EST (register here to attend)

  Announcing this semester’s final entry in the Art & Politics Lecture Series:     Kris Graves: Race and Place in Contemporary American Photography   Friday, Dec 11th, 2020; 7:00 – 8:00pm EST on Zoom Register here   Kris Graves creates artwork that deals with what he views wrong with American society and aims to […]

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 […]

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