Lorraine Hansberry, James Baldwin, and Bayard Rustin – recommended listening, reading, and viewing for the weekend from Jeremy Cohan

Posted by on Jul 3, 2020 in Faculty, Other | No Comments
Lorraine Hansberry, James Baldwin, and Bayard Rustin – recommended listening, reading, and viewing for the weekend from Jeremy Cohan

In addition to being Director of the Honors Program at SVA, Jeremy Cohan has been acting as custodian of the VCS Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts over the last few months. This Tuesday, he sent me the following message about a series of posts he was planning for all three platforms this week: In (somewhat […]

VCS and Third Project Curatorial present cloud 9 – A Virtual Exhibition Thursday, July 2 to Monday, August 17

VCS and Third Project Curatorial present cloud 9 – A Virtual Exhibition Thursday, July 2 to Monday, August 17

      cloud 9 Third Project Curatorial – Victoria Hristoff & Gabriella Moreno Thursday, July 2 to Monday, August 17   Participating artists: Julia Garcia, Kate Jones, Lichi Wo, Lisa Saeboe   BFA Visual & Critical Studies presents cloud 9, a virtual exhibition of paintings and photographs by Julia Garcia, Kate Jones, Lichi Wo and […]

The Inventory Game: Classical Antiquity | Virtual Drawing Marathon #4 with Peter Hristoff, this Monday, June 29th at 6pm

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Events, Faculty, General VCS Info | No Comments
The Inventory Game: Classical Antiquity | Virtual Drawing Marathon #4 with Peter Hristoff, this Monday, June 29th at 6pm

  Virtual Drawing Marathon #4 THE INVENTORY GAME: CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY     Virtual Drawing Marathon #4: The Inventory Game: Classical Antiquity will take place on Monday, June 29th at 6pm on Zoom.Drawing from our knowledge/re-call and imagination, we will create 20 drawings inspired by Classical Antiquity. Participants will need 20 sheets of paper (at least […]

Amy Wilson interviewed in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer Arts & Culture section – “For $20, this New Jersey artist will send you art in the mail”

Posted by on Jun 20, 2020 in Faculty, Images, Press | No Comments
Amy Wilson interviewed in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer Arts & Culture section – “For $20, this New Jersey artist will send you art in the mail”

This morning, the Philadelphia Enquirer published a profile by Amy S. Rosenberg of VCS faculty member Amy Wilson, focused on an ongoing subscription mail art project that she launched at the beginning of May. Each month, 20 subscribers pay a flat fee of $20 to receive three to five pieces of small handmade art through the […]

Peter Hristoff’s Instagram fundraiser for the SVA Black Student Union

Posted by on Jun 20, 2020 in Faculty, Images | No Comments
Peter Hristoff’s Instagram fundraiser for the SVA Black Student Union

For the last few days, Peter Hristoff has been running a fundraiser for SVA’s Black Student Union  in his Instagram account. Here’s a some information about it from a recent post on our own Instagram account, along with a few of Peter’s images (click to enlarge):                   […]

Toilet Paper Prints by Storey Baldwin

Posted by on Jun 16, 2020 in Images, VCS Students | No Comments
Toilet Paper Prints by Storey Baldwin

The latest response to our late-semester call for blog submissions comes from VCS first-year student Storey Baldwin, who sent along images of a set of prints she made for the final project in one of Paloma Crousillat’s classes last semester. In the essay below, Storey explains the idea behind the project and the process she […]

“What Will It Take to End the Policing Crisis? Against the Technological Fix,” a talk by Cedric Johnson, author of author of Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and the Making of African American Politics

“What Will It Take to End the Policing Crisis? Against the Technological Fix,” a talk by Cedric Johnson, author of author of Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and the Making of African American Politics

  Honors Program Director Jeremy Cohan sent along a link to a video of “What Will It Take to End the Policing Crisis? Against the Technological Fix,” a talk given last November at ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California by Cedric Johnson, associate professor of African American Studies and Political Science at the University of […]

Video now available of Amy Wilson’s recent Q&A with Carmen Hermo

Video now available of Amy Wilson’s recent Q&A with Carmen Hermo

If you missed faculty member Amy Wilson’s recent Mana Contemporary artist Q&A with Brooklyn Museum curator Carmen Hermo, you can view a recording online on Vimeo. During the talk, Amy spoke about her artistic practice over the last two decades, her recent series of works based on New Jersey politics, and a subscription mail art […]

Images by Kristen Mulvihill from this Tuesday’s Virtual Drawing Marathon

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Events, Faculty, Images | No Comments
Images by Kristen Mulvihill from this Tuesday’s Virtual Drawing Marathon

Peter Hristoff sent along the following images from this Tuesday’s Virtual Drawing Marathon by Kristen Mulvihill, who has also taken several Continuing Education classes with him. He’s also reached out to other Drawing Marathon participants for images from the session, so as they come in, I’ll post them here.               […]

“The Primacy of Sound in Robert Bresson’s Films,” a recent conference paper from Honors faculty member Amresh Sinha

“The Primacy of Sound in Robert Bresson’s Films,” a recent conference paper from Honors faculty member Amresh Sinha

Filmmaker and Honors faculty member Amresh Sinha recently had a peer-reviewed conference paper titled “The Primacy of Sound in Robert Bresson’s Films” published at Aalborg University, Denmark. The paper was presented at as part of RE:SOUND 2019 – 8th International Conference on Media Art, Science, and Technology. Here’s the abstract: Sound and Image, in ideal […]

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