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September 19, 2013

Public Programs & Upcoming Events, fall 2013

Columbia University School of the Arts
Credits (left to right): Eleanor Antin, The Two Eleanors, 1973; diagram from Matthew Ritchie workshop; Book cover from B. Ruby Rich’s New Queer Cinema, 2013.

A Time For Everything: Art, Information & Networks with
Matthew Ritchie, Albert-László Barabási & Caroline Jones

Friday, October 4, 6:30pm
Prentis Hall, 632 W 125th St 

For his Mellon Visiting Artists and Thinkers Project, Ritchie has organized this public workshop to examine how we can extend our understanding of art, information and networks in the shared space of culture. RSVP.

 

Foundational Moments of New Queer Cinema with B. Ruby Rich
Tuesday, October 8, 6:30pm
Buell Hall (use main campus entrance at 2960 Broadway at 116th St)

To commemorate the foundational moments of New Queer Cinema, Mellon Visiting Artist & Thinker B. Ruby Rich brings together such illustrious early figures as Sadie Benning, Rose Troche and Stephen Winter, along with scholar Amy Villarejo for a retrospective look at its legacy and current status. RSVP.


Selves on Screen: Antin’s Video

Thursday, October 17, 6pm
Wallach Gallery, Schermerhorn Hall, 8th Fl  (use main campus entrance at 2960 Broadway at 116thSt)

An evening of screenings of Antin’s video works as part of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery exhibition Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s “Selves.” Presented with Electronic Arts Intermix and Art21. RSVP.

 

In conversation: David Brooks & Matt Palmer
Tuesday, October 22, 6:30pm
Buell Hall (use main campus entrance at 2960 Broadway at 116th St)

David Brooks, Visual Arts alumnus (’09), and Matt Palmer, Faculty in the Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology Department, present their work and discuss overlapping ideas in art and science. RSVP.


John Zorn & Jay Sanders on 
Theatre of Musical Optics and the World Around It
Thursday, November 7, 6pm
Prentis Hall, 632 W 125th St

Curator Jay Sanders and avant-garde composer/performer John Zorn discuss experimental performance practices. RSVP.

 

An Afternoon with Eleanora Antinova (a.k.a. Eleanor Antin)
Saturday, November 9, 2pm
Wallach Gallery, Schermerhorn Hall, 8th Fl  

Antin reads and discusses excerpts from the memoirs of her invented character, Eleanora Antinova, the African-American ballerina of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. In collaboration with the Wallach Gallery and Performa 13. RSVP.

 

A Conversation with Eleanor Antin, Malik Gaines & Alexandro Segade
Tuesday, November 12, 6pm
Hunter College MFA Art Building, 205 Hudson St

A discussion with artists on legacies of theatricality, character invention and constructions of gender and race in their work.  In collaboration with the Wallach Gallery and Performa 13. RSVP.

 

Open Studios

Sunday, November 17, 3–6pm
Prentis Hall, 632 W 125th St 

Second-year Visual Arts MFA students open their studios to show their works in process. 

 

Columbia University School of the Arts Public Programs are guided by a commitment to presenting new voices, international perspectives and scholarship across the arts. These events aim to create a forum for the exchange of ideas among practitioners, students, scholars and the public.

Programs are located at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway at 116th St, unless otherwise noted.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservation information noted above. 

All events are free and open to all. 

For more events, news and directions, visit arts.columbia.edu.

 

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