April 9, 2007
Art Department begins new Visiting Artist Program
The UCSC Art Department has announced a new Visiting Artist Program
that will include a lecture series course titled Issues and Artists (80V) this spring quarter.
Fred Wilson is among the visiting artists who will be at UCSC this spring.
Issues and Artists will focus on key issues in contemporary art, art
theory, and curatorial practice. The course will consist of a weekly series of
lectures designed to familiarize students with the theories and practices surrounding
current and shifting topics of interest in the larger art world. These lectures are
free and open to the public and will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Media Theater.
Spring 2007 visiting artist lecture schedule:
April 10: Terri Cohn on postmodernism and recent exhibition practices
April 12: Joel Slayton and Geri Wittig on C5: New initiatives
April 19: Barbara Benish on non-hierarchical creative practices
April 26: Fred Wilson on revealing the frame
May 3: Sergio De La Torre on diaspora and identity politics
May 10: Daniell Cornell on seeing through contemporary art
May 15: Joyce Brodsky on globalism & transnationalism
May 24: John Weber on thinking spatially
May 31: Pepón Osorio
Lectures are sponsored by the UCSC Art Department, the Center for Art
and Visual Studies “Museum without Walls” project, and the
Arts Research Institute. For more information, contact Shelby Graham at
firstname.lastname@example.org, (831) 459-3606, or
go to: http://arts.ucsc.edu/sesnon.