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ALUMNUS TUAN ANDREW NGUYEN IN VENICE BIENNALE 2015

 

The Propeller Group, comprised of of Phunam Thuc Ha, Tuan Andrew Nguyen (BA 1999) and Matt Lucero, are featured in All the World's Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Venice Biennale 2015.

"5 Names You'll Know After the Venice Biennale," Artsy Editorial, May 7, 2015: https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-5-artists-to-watch-venice-biennale-2015.


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KIMBERLY ZUMPFE MFA THESIS EXHIBITION

Kimberly Zumpfe MFA Thesis Exhibition
Lump Projects
Opening Reception: May 16, 2-6pm
Exhibition Dates: May 16 – May 29, 2015

Kimberly Zumpfe presents Lump Projects in the University Art Gallery. Comprised of sculpture and documentary photographs. Lump Projects is a response to the exchange of trust, improvisation, play, consent and decision making that potentially develops when individuals online encounter cues and inquiries from an anonymous voice.

Generously sponsored by SoCal Removal at www.socalremoval.com and United Restoration & Construction at www.unitedrestorationoc.com.

Image: courtesy of the artist.


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Chris Burden dies at 69: artist's light sculpture at LACMA is symbol of L.A.

Los Angeles Times
Story by Christopher Knight

When he had himself shot in the arm for a performance piece at a Santa Ana gallery, Chris Burden became fleetingly famous. But years later, when he created such outsized, imagination-charged works as “Urban Light,” the ranks of vintage lampposts tightly arrayed outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, he left a longer-lasting legacy.

Burden, the protean Conceptual artist who rose from doing controversial performances in the 1970s to become one of the most compelling and widely admired sculptors of his generation, died Sunday at his home in Topanga Canyon. He was 69.

Paul Schimmel, a close friend of the artist and the former chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art who had organized Burden’s first retrospective exhibition in 1988, said the cause was malignant melanoma. Burden was diagnosed 18 months ago, Schimmel said, but kept the information private except for a few family members
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UCI Digital Filmmaking Debuts at the Newport Beach Film Festival

UCI DIGITAL FILMMAKING DEBUTS AT THE NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVALFOURTEEN FILMS BY STUDENT FILMMAKERS TO LIGHT UP THE BIG SCREEN     

IRVINE, Calif. (April 14, 2015) – UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School or the Arts (CTSA) is pleased to announce the Digital Filmmaking program’s inaugural debut at the 16th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF).  This is the first time UCI/CTSA has been invited to participate in the Festival and is a testament to the advancement this young program has made in a short time.  Digital Filmmaking students will present fourteen original short films on Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 pm at Sage Hill School, one of the screening venues for the festival. 

“Students today become working movie makers of tomorrow,” says Dennis Baker, Director, Short Film Programming for the NBFF. “Digital Filmmaking students and staff will bring the CTSA perspective to our festival to blend with the other universities
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Elan Greenwald in First Solo Exhibition in Germany

We are pleased to announce the opening of A Matter of Appearance, the first solo exhibition by artist Elan Greenwald at the Philipp von Rosen Galerie in Germany.

In Greenwald's homonymous large scale installation A Matter of Appearance 7 watercolors, 6 photographs, and one video are shown. The exhibition runs from April 17 through June 13, 2015.

For more information on the exhibition:

http://www.figgevonrosen.com/exhibition/current

 


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CTSA Launches Registration for 2015 Summer Academies in the Arts

 

CTSA Launches Registration for 2015 Summer Academies in the Arts for High School and Middle School Students

IRVINE, Calif., (February 6, 2015) – The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine launched registration for its 2015 Summer Academies in the Arts today. The Academies are part of a movement by the school to provide meaningful opportunities for the community to engage with the arts on campus at UCI and to contribute to youth development. These college and career preparatory intensives for high school and middle school students, and exploratory arts and learning camps for elementary school students, enhance students’ 21st century skills, and support college and career goals, self-confidence and leadership.

Talented and motivated students get practical and technical instruction in small classes taught by experienced undergraduate and graduate instructors, professionals in the field and, in some cases
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HANNA WILDOW

Visiting artist Hanna Wildow give performance lecture and seminar
Affective Breaks - Tentative Acts of Translation
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 3:30PM - 5:50PM
ART 160

 

Hanna Wildow, artist, writer, curator and scholar will visit UCI to give a lecture on her ongoing research project "Affective Breaks’. Hanna Wildow is the Executive Director of c.off – a discursive platform for choreographic practices founded by the Swedish-Italian choreographer Cristina Caprioli, currently preparing the orchestration of the choreographic conference CHOREO_DRIFT / CHOREO_CRIP in Los Angeles, 2016.

‘Affective Breaks’ is an ongoing research project through which Hanna Wildow collaboratively processes linguistic, political and emotional aspects of translation. Through performative inquiries; social, context and text based work engendered as lectures, video, sound, books and installations, she investigates and explores dimensions of translation,
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VISITING ARTIST HANNA WILDOW, PERFORMANCE LECTURE AND SEMINAR

Visiting artist Hanna Wildow give performance lecture and seminar
Affective Breaks - Tentative Acts of Translation
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 3:30PM - 5:50PM
ART 160

Hanna Wildow, artist, writer, curator and scholar will visit UCI to give a lecture on her ongoing research project "Affective Breaks’. Hanna Wildow is the Executive Director of c.off – a discursive platform for choreographic practices founded by the Swedish-Italian choreographer Cristina Caprioli, currently preparing the orchestration of the choreographic conference CHOREO_DRIFT / CHOREO_CRIP in Los Angeles, 2016.

‘Affective Breaks’ is an ongoing research project through which Hanna Wildow collaboratively processes linguistic, political and emotional aspects of translation. Through performative inquiries; social, context and text based work engendered as lectures, video, sound, books and installations, she investigates and explores dimensions of translation, while at the same time
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