12/05/2019 Miguel Gutierrez – Artist Talk

Miguel Gutierrez - artist talk

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Please join us for a lecture by the artist Miguel Gutierrez

Location: Shepard Hall, Room 408

The DIAP MFA Studio

Time 1:30PM – 2:30PM

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Miguel Gutierrez lives in Brooklyn, NY. He creates dance-based performances, music and poetry that focus on desire, identity and the search for meaning. He is a 2016 Doris Duke Artist. His work has been presented in venues such as Centre National de Danse, Centre Pompidou, ImPulsTanz, Fringe Arts, Walker Art Center, TBA/PICA, MCA Chicago, New York Live Arts, Live Arts Bard, and the 2014 Whitney Biennial. He has received support from Creative Capital, MAP, National Dance Project, and Jerome Foundation and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, United States Artists, New York Foundation for the Arts, Tides Foundation as well as a Foundation for Contemporary Art award and four NY Dance and Performance Bessies. He recently premiered This Bridge Called My Ass, a group performance that bends tropes of Latinidad to articulate new relationships to identity and form. It was presented by The Chocolate Factory as part of American Realness 2019. He currently performs a music project called SADONNA, where he turns Madonna’s upbeat songs into sad anthems. He runs LANDING, an educational initiative at Gibney, and his book When You Rise Up is available from 53rd State Press. www.miguelgutierrez.org

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11/07 – OlaRonke Akinmowo: The Free Black Women’s Library (TFBWL)

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Please join us for a lecture by the artist OlaRonke Akinmowo and her work with The Free Black Women’s Library (TFBWL).

Location: Shepard Hall, Room 408

The DIAP MFA Studio

Time 12:30PM – 1:45PM

The presentation is free and open to the public.

OlaRonke Akinmowo is the artist, scholar, and librarian behind the Free Black Women’s Library (TFBWL), a mobile and interactive installation committed to sharing literature by Black women authors across genres, and cultivating new conversations about accessibility, representation, and bibliophilia.

An extensive interview with OlaRonke Akinmowo, which provides some background on her work, has appeared  in Hyperallergic.

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04/03 Beatrice Glow – visiting artist

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Please join us for a lecture by the artist Beatrice Glow who will speak about her work and practice on April 3rd 2019

Location: Shepard Hall, Room 408

The DIAP MFA Studio

Time 5:00PM – 6:00PMBEATRICE GLOW is an interdisciplinary artist and multisensory storyteller whose work highlights human interconnectivity while amplifying stories lying in the shadows of colonialism, migration and inequality. Her practice comprises of sculptural installations, participatory performances and lectures, olfactory art, experiential technology collaborations and trilingual publishing.
She is currently a 2018-19 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow, 2018-19 Smack Mellon Studio Program Artist and 2017-18 ZERO1 American Art Incubator lead artist to Ecuador in partnership with US Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. She has been named 2016-17 Artist-in-Residence at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, Honolulu Biennial 2017 artist, Wave Hill Van Lier Visual Art Fellow, Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Finalist, Hemispheric Institute Council Member, Franklin Furnace Fund grantee and US Fulbright Scholar. Solo exhibitions include “Beatrice Glow: Spice Routes/Roots,” at the Duke House with NYU Institute of Fine Arts (2017); “Aromérica Parfumeur” with Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Chile; “Lenapeway” and “The Wayfinding Project” at New York University; “Rhunhattan” at Wave Hill; and “Floating Library” — a pop-up, mobile device-free public space aboard the historic Lilac Museum Steamship —on the Hudson River.

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03/14 Christopher K Ho Lecture

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Please join us for a lunchtime lecture by the artist Christopher K Ho who will speak about his work and practice on March 14th

Location: Shepard Hall, Room 408

The DIAP MFA Studio

Time 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Christopher K Ho’s work ‘Aloha to the World at the Don Ho Terrace’ was installed at the Bronx Museum of the Arts from October 2018 until  January 6th 2019 and his latest work, “ Dear John” a large carpet installation was on view at BAM, Brooklyn from Feb 8—Feb 24, 2019.

Christopher K. Ho (b. Hong Kong, 1974) is a conceptual artist, writer and curator based in New York, Hong Kong, and Telluride, Colorado, whose practice includes object-making, organizing, writing, and teaching. His multi-component projects address privilege, community, and capital, and draw equally from learned material about, and lived encounters with, power and otherness in an unevenly de-colonialized, increasingly networked world. He has exhibited at Storm King Art Center, the Queens Museum, Cranbrook Art Museum, Para Site, MASS MoCA, and Socrates Sculpture Park, among other venues. He was included in the Incheon Biennial, the Chinese Biennial Beijing, and the Busan Biennial, and is currently working on a solo project for the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He received his BFA and BS from Cornell University and his MPhil from Columbia University.

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12/06/18 Diann Bauer – Artist Talk

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The talk is is scheduled for 12:15PM on Thursday 12/06/18 in the DIAP Studio, Shepard Hall room 408/

Diann Bauer is an artist and writer based in London. Much of her current work is collaborative and interdisciplinary. Ongoing projects include: Laboria Cuboniks (laboriacuboniks.net)
A working group redefining a feminism adequate to a global 21st century with whom she wrote and published Xenofeminism, A Politics for Alienation in 2015. It has now been translated into 10 languages. Recently they have participated in a collaborative project with H.A.U.S. (robotics lab, TU,Vienna) towards a performative event call Vermögen-The Future of Demonstration.

She has written for publications including Harvard Design Magazine and Angelaki, Journal of the Theoretical Humanities. She will be a guest artist at CERN and is currently working towards an exhibition with Arts at CERN that will open at FACT in Liverpool in 2018, traveling on to Barcelona, Nantes, Brussels and CERN.

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