Lecture Series

Sujan Chitrakar artist talk THURSDAY!

Thursday April 5 at 11am in Fibers 250

Sujan Chitrakar is a Nepalese artist who currently is the Academic Program Coordinator and an Assistand Professor for Kathmandu University's School of Art, Center for Art and Design. Chitrakar is an artist and activist. See more of his work here.

This is a catered event sponsored by Art Education & Community Arts Practices and the Fibers & Material Studies departments with GAF Interdisciplinary funds and the Dean's Grant.

 

 

VISITING ARTIST: SUJAN CHITRAKAR

Sujan Chitrakar is a Nepalese artist who currently is the Academic Program Coordinator and an Assistant Professor for Kathmandu University’s School of Art, Center for Art and Design. Chitrakar is an artist and activist. A catered event sponsored by Art Education & Community Arts Practices and the Fibers & Material Studies departments with GAF Interdisciplinary funds.

Reception immediately following his talk.

  • Date & Time

    2018-04-05 11:00am
  • Location

    Fibers Studio 250, Tyler School of Art, 2001 N 13th Street, Philadelphia PA

Fashioning Black Masculinity: Dandies, Photography and Curatorial Process

Join us for a panel discssion moderated by artist and current adjunct Joy O. Ude featuring Shantrelle P. Lewis, author of the new book Dandy Lion: The Blank Dandy and Street Style, Wale Oyejide, designer and creative director for Ikire Jones, whose work was featured in Marvel's Black Panther, and Devin N. Morris, photography and editor of 3 Dot Zine.

 

THIS THURSDAY! Aram Han Sifuentes talk in Fibers March 15!

Aram Han Sifuentes uses a needle and thread as her tools to examine immigration, citizenship, race and craft, drawing on both personal experiences and shared cultural identity. Her work has been exhibited and performed at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in Chicago, Illinois; Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois; Whitney Museum of American Art in NYC, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Wing Luke Museum of Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle, Washington; Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum in Seoul, South Korea; Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya in Chiapas, Mexico; and the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design in Asheville, North Carolina. 

Aram was a 2014 BOLT Resident and 2015 BOLT Mentor at the Chicago Artists Coalition. She is a 2016 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow and a 2016 3Arts Awardee. She earned her BA in Art and Latin American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and her MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently a Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Padmini Govind, Artist Talk

Padmini Govind, Direct of Tharangini Studios in Bangalore, India, will speak about this unique family run block printing studio, sustainable practices, and how they work with the largest collection of blocks in India with an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary prints. Established in 1977 by her mother, Tharangini Studios services a worldwide clientele including Anthropologie, FabIndia, Trenery, Lili Pepper, Artha Collections and Indigo Wills as well as independent boutiques. Tharangini's outreach programs are integral to their mission to provide vocational training to underprivileged groups. They are committed to fair trade practices and uplifting artisan communities throughout the country.

Kirsty Robertson Artist Talk

Join us for a talk by Kirsty Robertson titled, Oil Futures and Petrotextiles!

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