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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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RHEA ANASTAS & LITIA PERTA

In conjuction with New Cuts, a conversation between Rhea Anastas and Litia Perta
Monday, February 2, 2015 | 4PM - 6PM
Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

Rhea Anastas and Litia Perta consider performative activity on view in New Cuts by K8 Hardy (b. 1977 Fort Worth), a videomaker and zine producer, as well as work by others. During an intense period of cultural activity in New York from 2002 until 2006, Hardy developed queered live performances, including Hardy’s first work for an art venue, Beautiful Radiating Energy (2004), and pursued creating from the nonsovereign space of coproducing with others.

Rhea Anastas is a scholar of contemporary art and critical and cultural theory and is Associate Professor in the Department of Art, University of California, Irvine. Anastas co-founded Orchard, the experimental New York gallery that operated on the Lower East Side from 2005-2008 (with Andrea Fraser, Nicolás Guagnini, R. H. Quaytman, Jason Simon, Jeff
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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN RHEA ANASTAS AND LITIA PERTA

In conjuction with New Cuts, a conversation between Rhea Anastas and Litia Perta
Monday, February 2, 2015 | 4PM - 6PM
Contemporary Arts Center Gallery

Rhea Anastas and Litia Perta consider performative activity on view in New Cuts by K8 Hardy (b. 1977 Fort Worth), a videomaker and zine producer, as well as work by others. During an intense period of cultural activity in New York from 2002 until 2006, Hardy developed queered live performances, including Hardy’s first work for an art venue, Beautiful Radiating Energy (2004), and pursued creating from the nonsovereign space of coproducing with others.

Rhea Anastas is a scholar of contemporary art and critical and cultural theory and is Associate Professor in the Department of Art, University of California, Irvine. Anastas co-founded Orchard, the experimental New York gallery that operated on the Lower East Side from 2005-2008 (with Andrea Fraser, Nicolás Guagnini, R. H. Quaytman, Jason Simon, Jeff
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Olivier Mosset

Department of Art
Graduate Art Lecture Series (GALS) presents
A Lecture by Olivier Mosset
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 12pm
Contemporary Arts Center Colloquium Room (CAC 3201)

Olivier Mosset first became known in France for having been part of the famous BMPT group alongside Daniel Buren, Niele Toroni and Michel Parmentier. Since then he has been associated with a multitude of art historical movements, involving himself in both the European and American artistic and critical contexts. In anticipation of many artists, who in the 1980s would use appropriation to critique Modernist authority, Mosset called into question the painter’s gesture and signature by sharing styles and dissolving authorship to reach a “degree zero” of painting. Mosset has remained committed to questioning painting as a historical object by, paradoxically, continuing to paint, turning to
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A LECTURE BY OLIVIER MOSSET

Department of Art
Graduate Art Lecture Series (GALS) presents
A Lecture by Olivier Mosset
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 12pm
Contemporary Arts Center Colloquium Room (CAC 3201)

Olivier Mosset first became known in France for having been part of the famous BMPT group alongside Daniel Buren, Niele Toroni and Michel Parmentier. Since then he has been associated with a multitude of art historical movements, involving himself in both the European and American artistic and critical contexts. In anticipation of many artists, who in the 1980s would use appropriation to critique Modernist authority, Mosset called into question the painter’s gesture and signature by sharing styles and dissolving authorship to reach a “degree zero” of painting. Mosset has remained committed to questioning painting as a historical object by, paradoxically, continuing to paint, turning to
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MILJOHN RUPERTO

Department of Art
Graduate Art Lecture Series (GALS) presents
A Lecture by Miljohn Ruperto
Friday, May 22, 2015 | 12pm
Contemporary Arts Center Colloquium Room (CAC 3201)

Miljohn Ruperto was born in 1971 in Manila, Philippines, and lives and works in Los Angeles.  He received a BA in Studio Art from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1999, and an MFA in Sculpture from Yale University in 2002.  His work has been exhibited at several venues, notably at the Whitney Biennial in 2014 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and in Made in L.A. 2012 at The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.

Free and open to the public. This event is part of the UCI Department of Art Lecture Series.  The Series is designed to be an opportunity for the UCI community to engage in dialogue with guest artists from a variety of disciplines and perspectives in the field of
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