Watch a video of “Unsanitized: The Politics of Coronavirus, An Art & Politics Lecture by David Dayen,” available now on SVA’s YouTube page

Watch a video of “Unsanitized: The Politics of Coronavirus, An Art & Politics Lecture by David Dayen,” available now on SVA’s YouTube page

If you missed the recent VCS and Honors Program talk Unsanitized: The Politics of Coronavirus, An Art & Politics Lecture by David Dayen, a video of it now available to view on the SVA YouTube page, and below.

Announcing The ANT Project Virtual Workshop, August 21st at 2 pm, including a conversation with Kara Rooney on Trabajo de Sombra

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Announcing The ANT Project Virtual Workshop, August 21st at 2 pm, including a conversation with Kara Rooney on Trabajo de Sombra

Faculty member Kara Rooney sent us an announcement of the upcoming ANT Project Virtual Workshop, which will take place this Friday, August 21at at 2 pm Eastern Time. Kara will be participating in the workshop with a conversation Trabajo de Sombra (2019), her collaborative project with Nestor Quiñones. Here’s more about the event, including a […]

Presenting Ozaki Studios, the latest venture from alumna Megumi Ozaki

Presenting Ozaki Studios, the latest venture from alumna Megumi Ozaki

After seeing some of our recent posts about what people in the VCS community have been up to this summer, Megumi Ozaki (VCS 2017) decided to send us some information about her current business Ozaki Studios. Here’s her bio blurb from the site’s About page: Megumi Ozaki is a New York based visual artist, she […]

UPDATE: Brother Outsider: The Life of Freedom Fighter Bayard Rustin is now available to view on the SVA Library’s Kanopy page

Posted by on Jul 12, 2020 in Activism, Faculty, Film and Video | No Comments
UPDATE: Brother Outsider: The Life of Freedom Fighter Bayard Rustin is now available to view on the SVA Library’s Kanopy page

A little over a week ago, I wrote about a three-part series that Jeremy Cohan posted to SVA’s social media accounts in honor of Pride Month and Black Lives Matter. The post included a recommendation for the documentary Brother Outsider: The Life of Freedom Fighter Bayard Rustin, which is available via Kanopy but was not […]

Guggenheim’s Works & Process: Lisa Bielawa’s Broadcast from Home w/ film for Chapter 4 by Anthony Hawley – Thursday, July 16th at 7 pm

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Guggenheim’s Works & Process: Lisa Bielawa’s Broadcast from Home w/ film for Chapter 4 by Anthony Hawley – Thursday, July 16th at 7 pm

Here’s an announcement from Honors and Art History faculty member Anthony Hawley:   Dear Friends,  Next week July 16th     The Guggenheim Museum’s Works & Process series premieres a new short film of mine  – – – RSVP HERE and register for FREE   Works & Process will premiere this new Super 8 film as […]

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

UPDATE, 7/1/2020: the SVA library now has access to Brother Outsider: The Life of Freedom Fighter Bayard Rustin on Kanopy. You can watch it at this link. The post below has been edited to reflect the film’s availability.   In addition to being Director of the Honors Program at SVA, Jeremy Cohan has been acting […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“Do It Yourself / Do It Together: Bookmaking & Self Publishing,” a video from Printed Matter featuring Elektra KB

“Do It Yourself / Do It Together: Bookmaking & Self Publishing,” a video from Printed Matter featuring Elektra KB

Late last month, Printed Matter posted a video by alumnx Elektra KB (VCS 2012/MFA Hunter College, CUNY 2016) to its YouTube channel as part of on ongoing series titled “Do It Yourself / Do It Together.” In the video, Elektra discusses the role that self-publishing, zine making, and activism have played in their work over […]

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