11/14 DIAP MFA Open Studios

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


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.


5/21 ‘side Affects’ 1st year exhibition

1st year show poster

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Please join us for “side Affects” an opening exhibition for the first year cohort to exhibit their first year projects. Presenting work in “side Affects” are Emily Malave, Diana Guerra, Marielis Garcia, Oren Herschander, Katya Fedotova, and Ej Shellman.
Location: Shepard Hall, Room 408 The DIAP MFA Studio Time 6:00PM – 9:00PM.

Live performance at 7:30PM by Marielis Garcia

1st year show poster


DIAP Spring 2019 Thesis events May – June

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Sha Huang
“Stay With ME” is an interactive installation comprising multiple muscle sensors, computer programming language, generative graphics, and multiple projections.
Shepard Hall 305, May 3rd, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Raki Malhotra
“THESIS a site-responsive durational (2017-2019) performance work that gives meaning to the time that I have spent in graduate school. It is a meta-critique about the experience; exploring how I am socialized/habituated as a student and as a human who needs to function to be a part of society as a whole”.
May 6th, Grand Ave, Brooklyn, 4:30pm – open ended
May 11th Para\\el Performance Space event invitation here

Christine Sloan Stoddard
“Poemario: Tierra Madre, El Salvador” is an artist-in-residence project at the CCNY Cohen Library Archives Gallery showing the connections between the causes for El Salvador’s civil war and the making of a bicultural woman in the United States. The project, whose Spanish- language title translates to “Book of Poems: Motherland,” integrates performance, text, sculpture, photography, and video.
CCNY, Cohen Library 5th floor, May 7-June 3,  opening reception is May 22nd, 5-7 p.m

Woojin Lee
Officescapes is an interdisciplinary installation divided into six different sectors that, as a whole, resemble a corporate meta-narrative system. The installation is composed of sculpture, two-channel videos, animated characters, and a shared Google Docs press release.
May 11th – May 17th Opening Reception – Saturday, May 11th, 6-9pm  The Wiggle Room 320 W, 23rd St.  New York, NY 10011


DIAP MFA Alumni news Spring 2019

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DIAP – Digital & Interdisciplinary Arts Practice MFA at CCNY alum Sarah Cameron Sunde‘s durational performance 36.5 live in the Bay of All Saints in Salvador, Bahía, Brazil. See the video of it and read a great write-up of “36.5 / Bay of All Saints (test shots)” performance on Hyperallergic.

photo by Guilherme Burgos and Sarah Cameron Sunde


March 24th 2019, 1pm DIAP – Digital & Interdisciplinary Arts Practice MFA at CCNY alum & prof Clarinda Mac Low is moderating a conversation with Barrie Cline, Se¿o, and Andy Lawson.

How does real estate, labor, and living beings intersect materially and conceptually? Following the lead of WeSurvive activist labor artist Barrie Cline, urban planner Andy Lawson, and ecologically oriented digital artist Se¿o engage in a conversation around aestheticized labor, the nature of life, the transforming work world, and the pursuit of a stable place to live.


DIAP – Digital & Interdisciplinary Arts Practice MFA at CCNY alumni Krisia Ayala Ortiz interviewed for “Puerto Rican Women Killing It in the Independent Art Scene”, a series of interviews that provides a glimpse at some of the women who have recently gained recognition in the art scene. March 22, 2019

The Birds, The Humans, and the Coast. -Visual of a migratory event captured via satellite imaging a Screen Print on Plexiglass – 2018


DIAP – Digital & Interdisciplinary Arts Practice MFA at CCNY alumni Priyanka Dasgupta and her collaborator Chad Marshall solo exhibition, Pigeonhole, at the Lupin Foundation Gallery, at the Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, curated by Courtney McClellan.
Opening Friday, February 1, 6-8pm and up until February 22, 2019.
Artist talk at 12.00pm, on Friday, February 1 2019.


DIAP – Digital & Interdisciplinary Arts Practice MFA at CCNY alumni  Christine Sloan Stoddard interviewed by U.S. News and World Report for a story on graduate fellowships as a MFA candidate at The City College of New York.


SUN, APR 28 2019: SMACK MELLON Open Studios. See work by DIAP – Digital & Interdisciplinary Arts Practice MFA at CCNY alum Priyanka Dasgupta and collaborator Chad Marshall along with 7 other great artists who were awarded a 1 year Smack Mellon studio residency.


DIAP – Digital & Interdisciplinary Arts Practice MFA at CCNY alum Lionel Cruet has been selected as one of the 2019 The Laundromat Project “Create Change Artists” program!