12/16 – Footnote* a series of thesis research presentations

DIAP Thesis presentations 2019

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DIAP Thesis presentations 2019

FOOTNOTE* a presentation of work in progress by the 2nd-year DIAP MFA students. Come see and hear what they are panning for their upcoming Spring 2020 MFA Thesis shows!
Monday Dec 16th, 7-9PM
Shepard Hall Rm 408
259 Convent Ave (Entrance near 140th st.)

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12/12 [DIAP] MFA information session for Fall 2020

[DIAP] MFA zine Volume 1

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[DIAP] MFA information sessions for Fall 2020

If you are considering an MFA in the Digital & Interdisciplinary Art Practice [DIAP] MFA Program, come to the last of its public information sessions before the Fall 2019 semester ends. It is a chance to see the studio, ask questions about the program, the application process, portfolio requirements, curriculum or scholarship options.
Deadline to submit an application for Fall 2020 is March 1st 2020.

Thursday December 12th 6:00PM – 7:00PM in the [DIAP] MFA Studio, Shepard Hall room 408

Please RSVP to diap@ccny.cuny.edu and let us know what you are most interested in.

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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

Miguel Gutierrez - artist talk

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11/14 DIAP MFA Open Studios

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November 14 2019 DIAP MFA Open Studios from 3pm – 9pm

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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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