Tuesday Night Lecture Series

Tuesday Night Lecture Series

An acclaimed weekly lecture series brings in artists, designers, and critical theorists from around the world, broadening the students’ experiential base and complementing local offerings. All lectures and exhibitions are open to the general public free of charge. Unless otherwise indicated, all presentations will be held in the Art Building, Room #133, from 5-6pm. Click here for campus maps and directions.

August 2019

Digital Media Art Faculty Walk-through

August 27, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Art Building – Room 133
In conjunction with the opening of the periodic exhibition of Digital Media Art Faculty work in the Thompson Gallery this evening, the faculty will provide a walk-through in order to showcase and contextualize their works on display. For more exhibition info, please click here. NOTE: This evening’s presentation takes place in the Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery. Image caption: Rhonda Holberton The Ground was Never Stable in the First Place, 2015 Single Channel Video...

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September 2019

Dionicio Mendoza: Artist Tool Box (Artist in Residence Programs)

September 03, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Art Building – Room 133
The purpose of this lecture is to provide students with information about professional opportunities after graduation. Specifically, this lecture will focus on artist-in-residence (AIR) programs. Through this lecture, Dionicio Mendoza will introduce and increase student's knowledge about AIR programs (as an a option after graduation for both professional development and employment); help students identify local, national, and international AIR programs; and demonstrate work developed in AIR programs as a resource to create or continue a...

Ann Weber: Art and Life

September 10, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Art Building – Room 133
Ann Weber’s art journey began in 1970 when she fell in love with a fellow potter in the ceramics studio at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. After 15 years as a production potter in upstate New York and later, New York City, she left the East Coast to pursue an MFA at California College of the Arts and studied with Viola Frey. Her lecture covers the fertile ground of what it’s like to be a...

Jenny Sabin: Matter Design Computation (Biosynthesis and New Paradigms of Making)

September 17, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Art Building – Room 133
This talk will present ongoing trans-disciplinary research and design spanning across the fields of cell biology, materials science, physics, fiber science, fashion, mechanical and structural engineering, and architecture. Sabin’s collaborative research, teaching, and design practice focus on the contextual, material, and formal intersections between architecture, science, and emerging technologies. This talk will elucidate the research methods, prototypes, and applications that Sabin and her collaborators have achieved, which include adaptive building skins, textile and ceramic assemblies,...

Karl Daubmann: From Hand to Mouth

September 24, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Art Building – Room 133
The human body and mechanics of movement can inform design at conceptual stages through the labor of construction and in the use and occupation of built space. As the work of design becomes more digital and automated, the body need not lose its agency. From Hand to Mouth will share both historic precedents and design case studies demonstrating ways in which technology amplifies the influence of the body. TUESDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES | An acclaimed...

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