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Danny Bredar
Tony Cho

Clarissa Hart
Hunter Jones
Zena Mengesha
Matthew Plaks
Avery Williamson

May 2—May 29, 2014
Main Gallery + Sert Gallery

Reception: Friday, May 2, 5:30-6:30 pm

VES THESIS 2014: "FROM HERE"

about the artists


 

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 1–3
Lecture Hall
7:00 pm

VES FILM/VIDEO & ANIMATION
SCREENINGS

 


Thursday, May 8
5:00-7:00 pm

Carpenter Center, all floors

VES OPEN STUDIOS

 


 

PAST EVENTS

 

KALUP LINZY
CATHERINE LORD
LUISA RABBIA
HALSEY RODMAN
HEATHER ROWE
ROGER WHITE

August 29– September 29, 2013

Reception: Thursday, Sept. 12, 5:30-6:30 pm

 

VISITING FACULTY 2013-14



Kalup Linzy, still from Romantic Loner. 2013. Courtesy of the artist.

Thursday, September 26
Lecture Hall
7 pm

KALUP LINZY: ROMANTIC LONER
screening with live performance

about the artist



Robert Gardner, Dead Birds, 1964, color, 83 minutes

Thursday, October 10
7 pm

FREE SCREENING OF DEAD BIRDS

In celebration of the film’s 50th anniversary,
the Harvard Film Archive presents Robert Gardner's
landmark ethnographic documentary about the Dani
people of the highlands of New Guinea.

Friday, October 11, 7:00 pm
Screening Premiere of Dead Birds Reencountered and
Robert Gardner in conversation with photographer
Susan Meiselas. Reception follows in the Carpenter
Center. Tickets available at the Harvard Film Archive.

about the series



Roger White, Portrait, 2010, oil on canvas
12 x 9 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Tuesday, October 15
Room B-04
12 noon-1:00 pm



ARTIST TALK:
ROGER WHITE



Chris Marker. Owls at Noon Prelude: The Hollow Men, 2005. CD-ROM video
for 8 screens. 19 minute loop with sound. Courtesy Peter Blum Gallery, New York.

December 17–22, 2013


CHRIS MARKER:
GUILLAUME-EN-ÉGYPTE

in collaboration with the MIT List Visual Arts Center
and the Harvard Film Archive

about the exhibition


 

Thursday, October 31
Room B-04
4:00-6:00 pm

The Film and Visual Studies Colloquium presents

"Filming Berlin: Eight Short
Takes by Harvard Students"

 



Phil Solomon, American Falls, 2000-2010, 56 min. Courtesy of the artist.

Thursday, October 31
Lecture Hall
6 pm


CARPENTER CENTER LECTURE:
PHIL SOLOMON

 

about the event

Co-presented with the Film Study Center
and the Sensory Ethnography Lab



Photo: Naomi Yang

Thursday, November 14
6 pm
Lecture Hall


AFTER MARKER

What potential does Marker's work have for our
present and future conceptions of artistic practice,
the possibilities of film, and historical memory?

Presentations by Jem Cohen, Renée Green,
and Tom McDonough
Panel discussion moderated by Trevor Stark.

about the event


 

Tuesday, November 19
Lecture Hall
5:15 pm

The Film and Visual Studies Colloquium presents

Benjamin Urwand:
"Uncovering the Arrangement
Between Hollywood and Hitler"



Kalup Linzy, Labisha Melody, 2012. Courtesy of the artist.

Thursday, November 21
7-8 pm
Arts @ 29 Garden
located 29 Garden Street, at the corner of Garden
and Chauncy Streets near Harvard Square


ARTIST TALK:
KALUP LINZY


about the artist



Image: Bogdan Bintu

December 9, 10, and 11 @ 7 PM
Lecture Hall
Free

VES STUDENT FILM/VIDEO
& ANIMATION SCREENINGS
FALL 2013


 

Tuesday, December 10
Room B-04
4:00 pm

The Film and Visual Studies Colloquium presents

Thomas Doherty:
"Hitler and Hollywood"


Wednesday, December 11, 2013
5:00-7:00 pm

Carpenter Center, all floors

VES OPEN STUDIOS



Mike Mandel, courtesy of the artist.

Tuesday, February 4
Noon to 1:00 pm
Room B-04

ARTIST TALK:
MIKE MANDEL

about Mike Mandel


d.n. rodowick, still from Judgment (2012). HD video.  Color. Silent.  2m 48s.
16:9. Courtesy of the artist.

Friday, February 7
4 pm
Room B-04

ARTIST TALK:
D. N. RODOWICK

about d. n. rodowick




John Hulsey, documentation image, Letters to Bank of America, 2012-13

Main + Sert Galleries
February 7-April 6, 2014

reception with the artists
February 6, 6:00-8:00 pm

LIVING AS FORM (THE
NOMADIC VERSION)

co-organized by Creative Time and Independent
Curators International (ICI), assembled in
collaboration with Claire Grace, guest curator for
the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

about the exhibition



Caitlin Berrigan, Lessons in Capitalism, 2014 (detail).

Tuesday, February 11
Sert Gallery
6-7 pm, before BYO: Climate as Site


CAITLIN BERRIGAN: LESSONS
IN CAPITALISM

free financial advice for one and all

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)


Tuesday, February 11
Sert Gallery
7 pm

 

BYO: CLIMATE AS SITE

with Lize Mogel, Jane Marsching, and Emily Eliza Scott

about the event

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)


Thursday, February 13
5:30 pm
Room B-04

 

MWANGI HUTTER
(Nairobi and Berlin)

Performance and Video
Presentation: “Fairytale of the
Black Mountain”

Discussion moderated by Kevin Tervala,
Ph.D. student, African Studies, Harvard University

about the series "Black History/Art History"



Doug Ashford, untitled, 2010. Courtesy of the artist.

Thursday, February 20
6:30 pm
Lecture Hall

 

ARTIST TALK:
DOUG ASHFORD


about Doug Ashford

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)



Photo courtesy of Allison Smith

Thursday, February 27
7 pm
Room B-04



ARTIST TALK:
2014 SERT PRACTITIONER
ALLISON SMITH



Peter Watkins, La Commune (Paris, 1871), 2000, digital video, 345 minutes
b/w, French w/English subtitles

Thursday, February 27
6 pm

 

FREE SCREENING:
LA COMMUNE (PARIS, 1871)



about the film

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)


Friday, February 28
5:30pm*
*Performance to take place on Memorial Hall Lawn
at 5:30pm, followed by discussion and reception
at the Carpenter Center, Room B-04.

SHAUN EL C. LEONARDO
(New York City)

Performance: “One-on-Ones”


Discussion moderated by Paisid Aramphongphan,
Ph.D. candidate, History of Art and Architecture,
Harvard University


about the series "Black History/Art History"



Maria Molteni and New Craft Artists in Action, Team Photo, 2013. Photo Jordan Tynes

Tuesday, March 11
6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday, March 25
6:30-8:30 pm


New Craft Artists in Action "Net Works" // Workshop:
Learn To Craft Hand Made Basketball Nets for Empty
Hoops in your Neighborhood


HOOPS WORKSHOPS WITH
NEW CRAFT ARTISTS IN ACTION

about NCAA

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)



Caitlin Berrigan, Lessons in Capitalism, 2014 (detail).

Thursday, March 27
Sert Gallery
5-6 pm
prior to the CCVA lecture by Nato Thompson


CAITLIN BERRIGAN: LESSONS
IN CAPITALISM

free financial advice for one and all

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)



Nato Thompson, Living as Form: Socially Engaged
Art from 1991-2011
(MIT Press, 2012)

Thursday, March 27
Lecture Hall
6 pm



CARPENTER CENTER LECTURE:
NATO THOMPSON

 

about Nato Thompson

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)


Friday, March 28
Sert Gallery
7 pm


BYO: PERFORMING FEMINISMS

with A.L. Steiner, Bulk Purchases, and the Dirt Palace

about BYO

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)

co-sponsored by the Harvard College Women's
Center
and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
at Harvard University



Maria Molteni and New Craft Artists in Action, Team Photo, 2013. Photo Jordan Tynes

Saturday, March 29
2-4 pm

New Craft and Ponytail Theory: Coaches Corner
with Maria Molteni of NCAA "Net Works" and
special guest Hazel Meyer of "Walls to the Ball"



HOOPS WORKSHOPS WITH
NEW CRAFT ARTISTS IN ACTION


about NCAA

presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)



Untitled, 2013. Diptych; color pencil, blue acrylic, and polymer paint on paper.
74.5 x 88 inches (189.2 x 223.5 cm).

Tuesday, April 1
Noon to 1:00 pm
Room B-04

 

 

ARTIST TALK:
LUISA RABBIA

about Luisa Rabbia

Thursday, April 10
5 pm



GIULIANA BRUNO:
Surface: Matters of Aesthetics,
Materiality and Media



Giuliana Bruno delivers the opening lecture
on the subject of her new book at the
Harvard Film and Visual Studies Inaugural
Graduate Conference: Process: In Medias Res

 

about the event

about the conference



Wanderer (Under Changing Conditions), 2011. MDF, acrylic
paint, plaster, brass lamp parts, paper, gouache, electrical
cord, fluorescent light bulbs, paperclips, ambient light.
63 x 70 x 43 inches.

Tuesday, April 15
Noon to 1:00 pm
Room B-04

 

 

ARTIST TALK:
HALSEY RODMAN

about Halsey Rodman

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Tel: 617.495.3251

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