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: Open Seminar
Students from the Annenberg School for Communications course “Communication, Art, and Audience” learned more about Primary Information and Excursus in this public conversation with Alex Klein, the Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE’60) Program Curator. The discussion focused on the untapped potential of the archive and the notion of “discursive space.” View the Excursus website.…
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
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
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
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,…