Graduate Student Activities: Wylie Schwartz and Arcades Project, this Friday

freelunchDoctoral student Wylie Schwartz would like to invite the Binghamton Art History community to the fourth edition of Arcades Project, a curated art marketplace that Wylie co-founded in 2011. This year’s guest curators are Mara Baldwin, Assistant Director of the Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College, and Clara Hess, a visual artist and co-director of ‘Complimenta,’ an artists’ residency program in Ithaca. Keep your eyes out for work by doctoral student Amanda Beardsley.

Arcades Project, started in 2011, is a curated, one-night event for the exhibition and sales of limited edition works produced by small and independent presses, artists, and other creative practitioners (art books, book arts, prints, image and text works, artist multiples). Arcades also hosts workshops, performances, screenings, and readings. Arcades, although an opportunity to sell work, is an event that hopes to subvert the expected context of commerce by switching themes and locations every year. This May will be the fourth incarnation of the Arcades Project– an event that wears many guises, at once a museum, a mall, a swap shop, a school, a pub, & a party.

Please follow the link for more information!

Save the date for “Writing the Global City: A Tribute to Professor Anthony D. King”

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Mark your calendars! The Department of Art History at Binghamton University cordially invites you to Writing the Global City: A Tribute to Professor Anthony D. King, an international conference to be held on campus, October 4 – 5, 2013.

The program and registration information will be posted on the conference website during the summer:
http://www2.binghamton.edu/art-history/news/anthonykingconference.html

We look forward to seeing you in Binghamton in the fall!

Department Activities: Crossing the Boundaries XXI: Dis/Place

922692_10151335102616829_982350723_n The date is fast approaching for Crossing the Boundaries XXI: Dis/Place, a multidisciplinary, multivocal academic conference with a global geographic and broad temporal reach, presented by the Art History Graduate Student Union this Friday and Saturday.

Please join us for all of this weekend’s activities, including a conversation between Professor John Tagg (Binghamton University) and this year’s keynote speaker Ariella Azoulay (Brown University), to be held on Friday, April 26 at 3:30 in the University Art Museum. Entrance is free.

For more information about the conference, visit http://ctbconf.wordpress.com/.