Featured people, projects and events happening in the School of Art in 2012. All articles are listed in the left navigation.
A two-hour investment may reap you a lifetime of returns, but this isn’t any sort of cash-and-carry deal you’ve ever considered. Instead, your investment is time and the most essential prop is an open mind.
Camille Utterback, Nicholas Van Woert, Julie Heffernan, Graham Harman, Charles Atlas, Moyra Davey and Kimsooja and internationally acclaimed artists and writers whose work and research span sculpture, installation, computation, film and video, photography, and painting. All lectures are free and open to the public, Tuesdays, 5pm Kresge Theater in the College of Fine Arts building.
It’s the School of Art's Try-annual exposition of that iconic, ironic and bombastic event where concepts careen freely down the mild and wild racecourse of the Cut. The Anti-Gravity Art on a Roll Derby, returns on April 19, smack in the middle of CMU's Spring Carnival. This anarchic alternative to CMU's famed Buggy race is now open to all College of Fine Arts students, faculty, staff in Art, Architecture, Design, Drama, and Music.
Say hello to Ali Momeni and Adam Zaretsky: new faculty in the School of Art who are helping to expand what it means to be an interdisciplinary artist and teacher in the 21st centutry.
Ali is a builder, composer and performer who makes use all manners of technology to explore the social lives of objects and their embedded performative qualities: ranging from kinetic sculptures and sound installations to urban interventions and music theater performance. Adam is an artist, court jester, mad-scientist and misbehaving ethicist working in the world of bioart.
Join us February 24 for our annual Alumni & Friends Reception during the 2012 College Art Association Conference (Feb 22-25) in Los Angeles. The preeminent international forum for the visual arts bring together over 5,000 artists, art historians, students, educators, critics, curators, collectors, librarians, gallerists, and more.Don't miss presentations and exhibitions from Carnegie Mellon School of Art faculty and alumni at the conference and around town.
Whether responding personally or collectively, how can artists recognize what has been destroyed and speak to how (or whether) it can be restored? Can their creative efforts redeem or act as empathic restitution? Can their efforts enact or embody recovery from ruin? OUT OF RUBBLE is a project that reacts to the wake of war - its realities and its representations.
"We're interested in anyone producing creative work that challenge static concepts of gender and sexuality. Orientation and self-labeling is not a criteria, we are interested in what is available to push the limits of expression and lifestyles..."