Tyler School of Art and Architecture Blog

February 22, 2022

Sadie Redwing to speak at joint GAiD and Art History sponsored virtual event Wednesday 2/23/22 at 12:15 pm

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Sadie Red Wing (sadieredwing.com) is a Lakota graphic designer and advocate from the Spirit Lake Nation of Fort Totten, North Dakota. Red Wing earned her BFA in New Media Arts and Interactive Design at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She received her Master of Graphic Design from North Carolina State University. Her research on cultural revitalization through design tools and strategies created a new demand for tribal competence in graphic design research. Red Wing urges Native American graphic designers to express visual sovereignty in their design work, as well as encourages academia to include an Indigenous perspective in the design curriculum. Currently, Red Wing serves as an Assistant Professor at OCAD University (Toronto, ONT). Read More

February 21, 2022

Assistant Professor David Herman Jr. Explores Black Image and Ways of Seeing

Author: Emily Herbein

Assistant Professor of Art Education David Herman Jr., PhD, believes past perceptions shape the way we examine the present. He will explore this theme as part of the Testimony: Visual and Embodied Gateways to Black Histories series, presented by the Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University. Herman, a lens-based artist, will give a virtual lecture titled "Witnessing Gestures: Spatial Aspects of Black Visualities in the Cinematic Image" on Wednesday, February 23. In this Q&A, he discusses the influences for his lecture, what he hopes will resonate with the audience, and why social topics like this are relevant and important. Registration information can be found here. How did you choose the topic of your lecture?  Read More

February 21, 2022

Tyler's Urban Workshop Awarded NEA Grant for Upcoming Design Project

Author: Emily Herbein

Architecture professors Sally Harrison, AIA and Ulysses Sean Vance, RA have received a $15,000 matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support an architectural project within Tyler's Urban Workshop. The project, the Living-Learning Cabin Prototype, will generate a design for an innovative structure that is able to adapt to the diverse social, educational and recreational needs of children with disabilities.  Read More

February 18, 2022

Tyler School of Art and Architecture Issues Formal Land Acknowledgment

Author: Emily Herbein

The Collegial Assembly at Tyler School of Art and Architecture recently adopted use of an Indigenous Land Acknowledgment, developed by a faculty committee spearheaded by Art History Chair Jane DeRose Evans, to recognize the history of the native peoples who originally lived on the lands where the school sits.   In practice, the Land Acknowledgment can be voluntarily used before public events held on campus to encourage both event planners and visitors to think deeper about the work that is done both in and out of the classroom and how it is connected to the land that we inhabit.  Read More

February 18, 2022

Dr. Alpesh Patel contributions to the study of queer/trans theory

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Patel's speaking engagements and publications in the fall of 2021 highlight his research:  KINSEY INSTITUTE, FORSCHUNGSSTELLE KULTURGESCHICHTE DER SEXUALITÄT, WEAM - WILZIG EROTIC ART MUSEUM, December 2021. Moderator for panel, part of the online conference, “Exhibitionism – Sexuality at the Museum International” WOPHA: WOMEN, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND FEMINISMS CONGRESS, Miami, Florida, November 2021. Conversation with Carlotta Boettcher: “Productive Failure and Queer Photography” FULBRIGHT PRISM, September 2021. Panelist for “Art and Queer Community” for Fulbright Prism’s organization’s first online virtual conference (invited) Co-organizer with Jane Chin Davidson, “Okwui Enwezor: Art of Curating” panel with Przemsyław Strozek, ZACHĘTA ¬ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WARSAW, POLAND, September 24, 2021 Read More

February 18, 2022

Nicole Emser Marcel to participate in Stanford Under-Mapped Spaces Workshop

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Nicole Emser Marcel (PhD Student) will participate in "Under-Mapped Spaces: New Methods and Tools for Critical Storytelling," with a project entitled "Whose Golden Age?: Correcting the Imagined Cartographies of the Pan-Am Flying Clipper Ships." The five-day intensive interdisciplinary workshop tests the utility of digital tools in the creation of compelling, accessible narratives of “under-mapped” places and is co-hosted by Stanford University, the David Rumsey Map Center and Stanford Geospatial Center, and Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections.  Read More

February 17, 2022

Dr. Tracy Cooper interviewed in The Art Newspaper

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Cooper's remarks are quoted in the story, "Venice's great women artists step into the limelight through major restoration project", an initiative undertaken by Save Venice. Dr. Cooper is an active board member of the organization. You can see the entire article here:  https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/02/15/save-venice-women-artists-res... Read More

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