Temple Contemporary

April 24, 2017

Past Program: Spring 2017 Beyond the Page public programming features Seeing Stories: Visualizing Sustainable Citizenship.

Author: Gracie A. Laychock

Andropogon on Sustainable Activism: The Role of Landscape Architects CLICK HERE to watch past program!   Kate Kennen on Phytoremediation: Pollution Purging Plants! CLICK HERE to watch past program!   These programs were part of our Seeing Stories: Visualizing Sustainable Citizenship series, co-curated by Temple Contemporary, Temple University’s Office of Sustainability, and Temple University Libraries, along with faculty and graduate students from the Tyler School of Art, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Center for the Cinematic and Performing Arts. Read More

October 24, 2013

Katie Grinnan

Author: Anonymous

From September 9th - 14th, 2013, artist Katie Grinnan was invited to complete a short-term residency at Tyler School of Art. During her stay she worked directly with the students to complete a series of prints on cement, for an exhibition at the Print Center, entitled "For Your Information". In conjunction, Katie Grinnan also presented a lecture in which she spoke about her work and practice, from graduate school to the present.       Read More

April 15, 2013

Students assisted Mary Smull's piece

Author: David Rhoads

Students in the Structural Embellishment class assisted in creating Working Hard or Hardly Working by Mary Smull.  In Working Hard or Hardly Working, Smull presented a series of hand-stitched polar fleece blankets that pay homage to Sol LeWitt, On Kawara, and Robert Morris—artists whose conceptual approaches deal with the parameters of artistic labor. Exhibition visitors were encouraged to relax on the gallery sofa under the conceptual blanket of their choosing, peruse a stack of readings, and listen to the companion audio piece I Don't Know How They Do It: Rock songs about the work of making rock music. Read More

April 15, 2013

Couch Intervention

Author: webta

In Fall 2012 Fibers & Material Studies students from the Structural Embellishment class collaborated to create an embroidered and appliqued mess on the galley’s couch. Careful stitching and material constructions combine to create a trompe l'oeil of spills, snack foods, and other messes.  Read More

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