Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign MFA Lightning Lectures
Penn Fine Arts MFA candidates gave five-minute lectures. First-year students shared topics from their studio research and elective coursework, and graduating students presented key works from their thesis projects.
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Conversation
PennDesign MFA student Jacob Rivkin led an intimate conversation about the metaphorical function and varied uses of mirrors in artistic practice over cups of complimentary La Colombe coffee. Prompted by ICA exhibitions White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart and Glitter and Folds. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Convo 3.30.13-1Ex IV Convo 3.30.13-2Ex IV Convo…
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Conversation
PennDesign MFA student Sarah Tortora led an intimate conversation about how fashion and branding prompt a consideration of camouflage and mimicry. Inspired by the exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Convo 4.06.13-1Ex IV Convo 4.06.13-2 Coffee & ConversationExcursus (2011–13)
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Some < Emails >
Artists Robin Cameron and Sebastian Black celebrated the launch of their new collaborative publication and encouraged visitors to bring their own ‘zines to trade. Organized on the occasion of the artists’ exhibition at Bodega. ‘Zines brought for trade were donated to the Bodega library. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Some Emails 1Ex IV Some…
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Conversation
PennDesign MFA student Evan Nabrit led an intimate conversation about distribution networks, narcissism, and global capital in relation to the work of artist Seth Price. Inspired by the ICA exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Convo 4.21.13-1Ex IV Convo 4.21.13-2Ex IV Convo 4.21.13-3 Coffee & ConversationExcursus (2011–13)
Aug 30, 2013
Performance: Leif Elggren That Little Idiot Telling Truth
A rare stateside sound performance by the renowned artist, writer, and musician Leif Elggren. Based in Sweden, Elggren enjoys the title of King of Elgaland-Vargaland. His photographs were included in the exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart.
Aug 30, 2013
Opening and Walkthrough: Spring 2013
We celebrated the opening of our spring exhibitions Karla Black and Each One As She May with insights and illumination from the exhibition curators, including curators from the Spiegel Contemporary Art Freshman Seminar for Each One As She May; their instructors, Professor Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw and ICA Whitney-Lauder Curatorial Fellow Jennifer Burris; and artists Glenn…
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: The Chapbook
Where did chapbooks come from and where are they going? Matvei Yankelevich sketched the chapbook’s trajectory from populist pamphlet in the early days of print and its role in the spread of literacy and printing, to today’s varieties of design, production, and small-press economies, leading to a discussion of the effect of chapbook contests, festivals,…
Aug 30, 2013
Performance: Frances Stark at International House
Frances Stark, an artist noted for her delicate works on paper, performances, videos, and insightful and funny essays, presented a performative multimedia event at International House. In conjunction with the exhibition White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart.
Aug 30, 2013
Excursus IV: Conversation
Penn History of Art PhD candidate Iggy Cortez led an intimate conversation about artist Karla Black’s engagement with psychoanalyst Melanie Klein and the broader interdisciplinary developments within contemporary psychoanalysis. Prompted by the ICA exhibition Karla Black. View the Excursus website. Ex IV Convo 5.18.13-1Ex IV Convo 5.18.13-2 Coffee & ConversationExcursus (2011–13)