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API FEB 23, 2018 2018 A+P+I INDIRA ALLEGRA AND REBECA BOLLINGER LUNCHTIME LECTURES 12:00 pm, DANFORTH LECTURE HALL 2018 Art+Process+Ideas artists-in-residence Indira Allegra and Rebeca Bollinger will share about their artistic practice and what they've been developing at Mills College in preparation for their summer exhibition at MCAM. Their presentations will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Dr. Stephanie Hanor, Director of Mills College Art Museum. Facebook Event
Takahiro Yamamoto FEB 28, 2018 ARTIST LECTURE SERIES: TAKAHIRO YAMAMOTO 7:00 pm, DANFORTH LECTURE HALL Takahiro Yamamoto is a Portland-based artist working across dance, performance, sculpture, and photography. His practice is sociological and observational, frequently investigating his performer’s physical qualities, emotional states, habitual behaviors, and expressions of spontaneous thoughts. Yamamoto’s productions and visual art works have been shown at festivals and in galleries in the Pacific Northwest, California, New York, Japan, and Kenya. He is a recipient of the 2015 Creative Exchange Lab Award from the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and the 2012 danceWEB scholarship. Yamamoto co-directs the performance company madhause, and is part of the Portland-based group, Physical Education. Herringer Graduate Lecture Series.
Bessma Khalaf MAR 14, 2018 ARTIST LECTURE SERIES: BESSMA KHALAF 7:00 pm, DANFORTH LECTURE HALL Bessma Khalaf (born in Baghdad, Iraq) is an interdisciplinary artist utilizing photography, video, sculpture and performance to explore the boundaries of landscape, place, and image. The artist employs processes of degradation (such as burning, smashing, shattering, melting, defacing, eating, regurgitating, etc.) Khalaf earned her BA from San Diego State University, and MFA from the California College of the Arts, San Francisco. Her works have been exhibited at Jack Shainman Gallery, New York; Steven Wolf Gallery, San Francisco; Southern Exposure, San Francisco; Gallery Four, Baltimore; 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica and the ISE Cultural Foundation, New York. Herringer Graduate Lecture Series.
Chris Duncan MAR 28, 2018 ARTIST LECTURE SERIES: CHRIS DUNCAN 7:00 pm, DANFORTH LECTURE HALL Chris Duncan is an Oakland-based artist who employs repetition and accumulation as a basis for experiments in visual and sound based media. An overriding theme in current works is the use of natural forces, such as the sun and the moon, as conceptual and compositional prompts for both sonic and visual efforts. Outside of his studio practice he organizes events and runs a small artist book press and record label called LAND AND SEA with his wife. Duncan earned his BFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts and his MFA in Art Practice from Stanford University. His work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Berkeley Art Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Herringer Graduate Lecture Series.
Art + Feminism edit-a-thon. Image design by Danielle Toriumi MAR 30, 2018 ART+FEMINISM WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON 12:00–6:00 pm, F. W. OLIN LIBRARY Art+Feminism is an international project improving Wikipedia’s content on women, queer, and non-binary people in the arts by encouraging women, queer, and non-binary people to contribute to this online encyclopedia. To address the well-known gender gap on Wikipedia MCAM and the F. W. Olin library invite you to learn how to edit Wikipedia so as to create new articles and improve visibility and representation within this increasingly important repository of knowledge. Performances and video works by under-recognized artists will be woven into the day’s activities. While the library has a few computers available, participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops, power cords. Refreshments, scholarly references, and inspiration will be provided.
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