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THE LADY WITH A REVOLUTIONARY PARROT

The Lady with a Revolutionary Parrot is a new work of art by Lanfranco Aceti - part of the series The Fat Cat Was Here. The artwork premiers at Art Athina, International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, and focuses on the processes of enslavement and exploitation of beauty to create contemporary corporate propaganda. The artwork challenges contemporary notions of engagement and questions the role that artists have in enforcing the aesthetics [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|Artworks, News|0 Comments

THE FAT CAT WAS HERE

The Fat Cat Was Here is the title of a new series of works of art by Lanfranco Aceti. A part of this collection, created expressly for Art Athina, International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, was inspired by contemporary economic and social struggles. Exhibited as part of the platforms projects in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Cuts and commissioned and curated by Artemis Potamianou this new series of mixed media works [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Artworks, News|0 Comments

THE BODY OF THE PEOPLE

The Body of the People is a site specific art installation and performance that interweaves iconic language and visual imagery into a poetic discourse concerning current socio-political disruptions. Created by multimedia artist and educator Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins, the work draws on protests the artist has participated in and documented to create an immersive artwork that questions individual and class representation in the political upheavals taking place in the United States today. [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments

ARCHIVE CRISIS @ ISCP

If you are in New York you could join us at the ISCP Talk, April 12, 2016, 6:30-8pm. Here at the ISCP (1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211) will be presented Archive Crisis the new artistic endeavor by Stefanos Tsivopoulos. Archive Crisis is a visual essay in a book form by artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos based on a series of previously unpublished images from Greek (media) archives. Tsivopoulos (ISCP alum, 2011) [...]

By |April 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

MIEKE BAL @ THE SOCIAL

OCR in collaboration with the International Association for Visual Culture, Arts Administration @ Boston University and the Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce that Professor Mieke Bal will be delivering a keynote for THE SOCIAL - the forthcoming biennial conference of Visual Culture at Boston University. Prof. Mieke Bal has had an illustrious career both as an academic and as an artist, focusing on issues that relate to the social divisions, [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

NICHOLAS MIRZOEFF @ THE SOCIAL

OCR in collaboration with the International Association for Visual Culture, Arts Administration @ Boston University and the Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce that Prof. Nicholas Mirzoeff will deliver the keynote address for the conference section titled Revolutions, Free Speech, Radicalization and Social Media for THE SOCIAL @ Boston University. This particular session of the conference will discuss and analyze "if contemporary social media have ushered in an era of engagement, participation [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

THE SOCIAL

THE SOCIAL is the title of the 4th International Association for Visual Culture Biennial Conference (IAVC2016@Boston). You can visit the conference site at OCR Visual Culture 2016. IAVC2016@Boston invites papers, presentations, interventions, collaborations, and events from researchers, artists, academics, curators, and activists on post- democracy, post-society, anger, violence, future visions, crisis, zombie democracies, social media, neo-slavery, post-capitalism, post-data, social evolution, revolution, actionism, post-state, interventionism, cannibalizing corporativism, post- colonialism, economic vampirism, neo-serfs, [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments

CLARCK INSTITUTE TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP

OCR (Operational and Curatorial Research), the IAVC (International Association for Visual Culture) and Boston University are proud to announce that The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Programs will offer travel fellowships to three contributors to the International Association for Visual Culture’s biennial conference. The conference THE SOCIAL will be held at Boston University, September 29th-October 1st, 2016. Three travel Fellowships are available to cover travel, accommodation, and subsistence costs to [...]

By |March 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

GRADUATE FORUM @THE SOCIAL

The IAVC Grad Forum invites proposals for “flash” presentations of research by current and recent graduate students in visual culture and related fields as part of the IAVC 2016 Conference: THE SOCIAL. Particular attention will be given to research engaging questions of migration, hospitality, art and politics, and ecological transformation across time and space. We are offering a platform for an open transnational dialogue between artists, writers, cultural workers, activists, [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

CUT LOOSE

If you happen to be in New York on March 24 I am having a conversation at New York University with Stefanos Tsivopoulos (who represented Greece at the 55th Venice Biennale 2013). The event is chaired by Mechthild Schmidt Feist. Join us on March 24 at 6pm, at NYU-SPS 7e12 street, room 321. Please RSVP here to guarantee a seat: http://bit.ly/1UYOlyH - there are limited seats and they will be [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Events, News, Writings|0 Comments