USC Roski School of Fine Arts: Graduate Lecture Series 2013

The Red Krayola, Biennial Concert, April 13, 2012, Whitney Museum of American Art. © Arnold Brower 2012. Left to right: Manuel Gnam, Tom Watson, Bill Bowman, Sandy Yang, and Mayo Thompson.

Graduate Lecture Series 2013

USC Roski School of Art and Design

Roski School of Fine Arts
University of Southern California

Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)
3001 S. Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Wong Conference Center
Harris Hall (HAR)
850 West 37th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089

roski.usc.edu/calendar

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The USC Roski School of Fine Arts is pleased to announce its Spring 2013 Graduate Lecture Series, featuring weekly, in-depth presentations by internationally recognized artists, curators, and writers in an intimate setting that fosters critical conversation.

The Spring Lecture Series is jointly hosted by USC Roski M.A. Art and Curatorial Practices in the Public Sphere program and the USC Roski M.F.A program. Guest lecturers additionally meet with graduate students over two days.

January 16: Connie Butler, Curator
Butler is Chief Curator of Drawings at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and Visiting Professor in the USC Roski School of Fine Arts M.A. Program.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

January 23: R.H. Quaytman, Artist
Quaytman is a New York-based painter and faculty member of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

January 30: Simone Forti, Dancer, Writer
Forti is a seminal figure in dance, performance, and body-based practices. She is the author of Oh, Tongue, a collection of experimental texts.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

February 13: Frédérique Bergholtz, Director of If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution
The Amsterdam-based curatorial collective If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution is dedicated to exploring the evolution and typology of performance and performativity in contemporary art.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

February 20: Mara McCarthy, Curator
Mara McCarthy is Director of the innovative Los Angeles gallery The Box.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

February 25: Josephine Pryde, Artist
Pryde works in London and Berlin, where she teaches Contemporary Photography at the University of the Arts.
7–9pm Gayle & Ed Roski MFA Gallery (IFT)

March 13: David Joselit, Art Historian
Joselit is Carnegie Professor of the History of Art at Yale University and an editor of the journal October.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

March 27:  Huey Copeland, Art Historian
Copeland is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

April 3: Sharon Hayes, Artist
Hayes is a New York-based artist and Assistant Professor at Cooper Union’s School of Art.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

April 3: Tania Bruguera, Artist
Brugera is a Cuban-born artist. She is the founder and director of Cátedra
Arte de Conducta, the first performance and time-based art studies program in Cuba.
7–9pm Wong Auditorium (HAR)

April 17: Charles Ray, Artist
Ray (born 1953) has exhibited at Documenta IX (1992), Venice Biennales in 1993 and 2003, and four Whitney Biennials, and he has had one-person museum exhibitions in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Berne, Vienna, and Oslo, among other cities. Ray lives and works in Los Angeles.
7–9pm Wong Auditorium (HAR)

April 24: Eric Wesley, Artist
Wesley is an artist who works across various media, and is the co-founder of the Mountain School of the Arts, in Los Angeles.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

May 1: Mayo Thompson; Musician, Composer
A founder of The Red Krayola, the Psychedelic Rock band; associate of, and collaborator with, Art & Language, the Conceptual Art collective.
12–2pm Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

May 9: Lucy Lippard, Writer
Lucy Lippard is the author of twenty-one books and among the most prominent art writers of the past fifty years.
7–9pm Wong Auditorium (HAR)
M.A. Art and Curatorial Practices in the Public Sphere Program
MFA Program

SFAI
Emily Carr
M.I.T. Program in Art, Culture and Technology
CCS Bard
The Hong Kong Institute of Education
University of Applied Arts Vienna