Lecture Series

CRITICAL DIALOGUES SERIES- DAWN KASPER

“Life and Practice”

Dawn Kasper is an interdisciplinary performance artist. Kasper's work has been exhibited widely; The Migros Museum Fur Genenwartskunst, Zurich, CH (2005), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (2008) Tramway, Glasgow, SCT (2012), The Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI (2012), Blum and Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2012), 2012 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2012) Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2013) Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (2014) David Lewis Gallery, NY (2014) Kasper lives and works in Los Angeles and New York.

  • Date & Time

    September 10, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location

    Tyler Auditorium- B004
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CRITICAL DIALOGUES SERIES- PATTY CHANG

Patty Chang is well-known for her performative works which deal with themes of gender, language and empathy.  Working predominantly in video Chang initially uses the medium to document her performances, often utilizing the camera’s potential to misrepresent. Her recent projects explore themes of site and the imaginary. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. She is a 2014 recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship.

  • Date & Time

    September 17, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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    Tyler Auditorium- B004
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CRITICAL DIALOGUES SERIES- CLAIRE BISHOP

“Déjà Vu: Contemporary Art and the Ghosts of Modernism”

Claire Bishop is an art historian and critic based in the History of Art Department at CUNY Graduate Center, New York. Bishop is editor of the highly regarded volumes Participation (2006) and Installation Art: A Critical History (2005) and is a contributor to many art journals including ArtforumFlash Art, and October; her essay “Antagonism and Relational Aesthetics,” which appeared in October in 2004, remains an influential critique of relational aesthetics. Bishop is currently working on a history and theory of socially-engaged art.

  • Date & Time

    September 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location

    Tyler Auditorium- B004
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CRITICAL DIALOGUES SERIES- AMEI WALLACH

Art, Film and Criticism: Enter Here”

Amei Wallach is an art critic and filmmaker. Her film, "Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here," edited by Ken Kobland and co-produced by Kipjaz Savoie, debuted at Film Forum last Fall and is currently in distribution throughout the U.S. and internationally. (ArtForum.com: "graceful, enormously moving portrait";NY Times: "Dynamically...conveying the emotional urgency of the work.")She was guest editor for the Nov., 2013 The Brooklyn Rail. Her articles have a appeared in the New York Times, Art in America, ARTnews, The Nation, Vanity Fair, The Smithsonian. She was for many years on-air arts essayist for the PBS Newshour and chief art critic for Newsday. She has written or contributed to a dozen books, was visiting critic at Syracuse University, and organizes panels internationally. She served two terms as president of AICA/USA, the U.S. section of the International Art Critics Association. With the late Marion Cajoi, she co-directed and co-produced , "Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and The Tangerine."

 

  • Date & Time

    October 1, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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    Tyler Auditorium- B004
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CRITICAL DIALOGUES SERIES- AMANDA McDONALD CROWLEY

“The Art, Technology and Collaborative Practice”

Amanda McDonald Crowley specializes in creating new media and contemporary art events and programs that encourage cross-disciplinary practice, collaboration and exchange. She moved to New York in October 2005, relocating from her native Australia where she had been based while working nationally and throughout Europe and Asia. Prior to working at Eyebeam, Amanda was executive producer for ISEA2004, the International Symposium for Electronic Arts 2004, held in Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki, Finland, and on a cruiser ferry in the Baltic Sea. She was Associate Director, Adelaide Festival 2002 and in this position was also co-chair of the working group that curated the exhibition and symposium 'conVerge: where art and science meet'.

 

  • Date & Time

    October 8, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location

    Tyler Auditorium- B004
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CRITICAL DIALOGUES SERIES- ANNIE GOSFIELD

How my music traveled 5 miles uptown against traffic from Downtown to Lincoln Center”

Annie Gosfield’s music has been performed worldwide at Warsaw Autumn, the Bang on a Can Marathon, MATA, MaerzMusik, the Venice Biennale, OtherMinds, Lincoln Center, The Stone, The Miller Theatre, and The Kitchen. Recent work includes compositions inspired by factory environments, jammed radio signals from WWII, and her grandparents’ immigrant experiences in New York City during the industrial revolution. Annie's discography includes four solo releases on the Tzadik label. She often writes on the compositional process for the New York Times’ series “The Score.” Gosfield held the Darius Milhaud chair of composition at Mills College, and has taught at Princeton University and California Institute of the Arts. Current projects include a work for electronics and string quartet to be premiered by the JACK Quartet in December in New York City; a new band project with drummer Billy Martin, guitarist Roger Kleier, and brass trio “Wicked Knee;” a developing collaboration based on radio transmissions in the cold war with historians in the Czech Republic; and residencies at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center and at the Agosto Foundation in Prague.

  • Date & Time

    October 15, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location

    Tyler Auditorium- B004
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SHARON HAYES LECTURE

Sharon Hayes has been engaged in an art practice that uses multiple mediums—video, performance, and installation—in ongoing investigation into various intersections between history, politics and speech. Se has had major solo exhibitions at the Reina Sofia, Madrid; the Art Institute of Chicago, and most recently at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Her work has been widely exhibited in significant exhibitions including The Encyclopedic Palace at the 55th Venice Biennale; the 2010 Whitney Biennial, Documenta 12 (collaborative project), MoMA PS1, Generali Foundation in Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK) in Vienna, Artists Space, New York, New Museum, Tate Modern and the Istanbul Biennale. Hayes has been recently granted the Alpert Award in the Arts.

CRITICAL DIALOGUES SERIES- FELICITY D. SCOTT

"Cruel Habitats"

Felicity D. Scott is Associate Professor of Architecture and founding director of the program in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (CCCP) at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation and Planning. In addition to publishing numerous articles in journals, magazines, and edited anthologies, her book, Architecture or Techno-Utopia: Politics After Modernism, was published by MIT Press in 2007, and Living Archive 7: Ant Farm, appeared on ACTAR Editorial in 2008. She is currently completing a book manuscript entitled “Outlaw Territories: Environments of Insecurity/Architectures of Counter-Insurgency, 1966-1979” to be published by Zone Books. 

 

  • Date & Time

    October 29, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location

    Tyler Auditorium- B004
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