Congratulations to doctoral candidate Mariah Postlewait, who has been appointed Kettering Curator of Photography and Special Projects at the Dayton Art Institute! More information can be found here: https://artdaily.cc/news/154746/The-Dayton-Art-Institute-announces-Mariah-Postlewait-as-Kettering-Curator-of-Photography-and-Special-Projects-#.ZBh2xi-B1hG
Debora Faccion Grodzki dissertation defense
ART HISTORY DEPARTMENT
Debora Faccion Grodzki, PhD candidate
“Creative Recoveries: Making Art with Antonio Dias”
Committee members: Tom McDonough (chair), Kevin Hatch, Julia Walker, Simone Osthoff (Penn State University, outside examiner)
Monday 28 November 2022 – 2:00 PM Eastern Time
This defense is open to the public and will take place on Zoom: https://binghamton.zoom.us/j/4591433726
Joonsoo Jason Park in Yonsei University International Graduate Student Symposium
On Friday, October 28, 2022, Art History doctoral candidate Joonsoo Jason Park delivered his paper “An Artwork You Will Not See: Wheatfield—A Confrontation (1982) by Agnes Denes” at the international graduate student symposium, Undisciplining the Disciplines, at Yonsei University, South Korea. As an interdisciplinary conference ranging from English to Art History, this conference was sponsored by the Department of English Language and Literature BK21 Project at Yonsei University, as well as by the Institute for Asia and Asian Diasporas at Binghamton University of the State University of New York.
Pei-chun Viola Hsieh at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH)
On Wednesday, October 26, Art History doctoral candidate Pei-chun Viola Hsieh delivered the lecture “Spheres of Indeterminacy: Tactile Politics in Wang Te-yu’s Inflatable Art” at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at Binghamton University. Viola is a Doctoral Fellow at IASH this semester.
Kasumi Kugo in Japanese Journal of Image Arts and Sciences
Kasumi Kugo (Ph.D. Candidate) has contributed the essay “Photography as ‘Anonymous document’: The Formation of a New Realism of Photography in the Late 1960s and Early 70s Japan” (in Japanese) to the latest issue of the Journal Eizōgaku (Japanese Journal of Image Arts and Sciences). The full article will be available online later at: https://jasias.jp/journal/image_arts_sciences/back_issues_ias
6th Annual Haudenosaunee Festival at Vestal Museum
The Vestal Museum, where MA candidate Cherese Wiesner-Rosales is Director, will host the sixth annual Haudenosaunee Festival on Saturday, September 17, from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Details can be found here:
Pei-chun Viola Hsieh curates exhibition at Live Forever Foundation
Art History doctoral candidate Pei-chun Viola Hsieh has curated the exhibition FOAMS: Auralization at Live forever Vital Space in Taichung City, Taiwan. The exhibition, which opened on July 30, 2022, and runs through October 30, features major site-specific installations by five notable Taiwanese contemporary artists. More information can be found at the Live Forever Foundation website and the press release published by Ocula:
Dissertation Defense: David Thomas
The Art History Department is pleased to announce that
David William Thomas
BA, University of North Texas, 2010
MA, University of Arizona, 2014
and candidate for the doctoral degree in Art History
will defend his dissertation
“Turn on, Tune In, Don’t Drop Out: Pulsa’s Computer-Based Ecology”
Friday 26 August, 3:00 PM via Zoom Meeting ID 910 4485 4065
before a committee comprising
Professors Kevin Hatch (chair), Tom McDonough, Julia Walker, and
Zabet Patterson (Department of Art, Stony Brook University), Outside Examiner
Dissertation defenses in the Art History Department are important moments in our academic life and are by definition and tradition public events, open to all.
Lauren Cesiro to speak at the 2022 Symposium on the History of Art presented by the Institute of Fine Arts & the Frick Collection
On Friday April 8, 2022, PhD Candidate Lauren Cesiro will deliver her talk “Touching Robert Mapplethorpe’s Photographs” at 3:35 PM.
The 2022 Symposium on the History of Art will be held via Zoom. RSVP Required.
Sun Yang Park at CAA 2022
Doctoral student Sun Yang Park will present at CAA 2022. Due to health and safety concerns and member feedback, all in-person sessions and activities scheduled for February 16-19 of CAA’s 110th Annual Conference in Chicago will now be virtual sessions on the same dates. The conference will take place through two live virtual components, the first from February 16-19 and the second from March 3-5. View the full program here:
Sun Yang Park, Binghamton University
“Global Communication and Utopian Complicity between Art and Technology: Nam June Paik’s Participatory TV Art”
Sun Yang Park is also a chair for this session.
Session: New Media as an Embodiment of Resistance: Body, Technique, and Technology in East Asian Art since the 1960s
Thursday, February 17, 2022
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (CST)
Lauren Cesiro at Hofstra University Festschrift Symposium for Joseph Masheck
Doctoral candidate Lauren Cesiro participated in the Hofstra University Festschrift Symposium for Joseph Masheck on January 19, 2022. She presented the paper “’Cities do not build themselves…’: Labor and Lewis Hine’s photographs of the Empire State Building.”
Sun Yang Park contributes chapter to Music, Poetry and Language
Doctoral student Sun Yang Park’s essay “The Multisensory Fusion: Nam June Paik’s Action Music from the 1960s to 1970s” has been published in the edited volume Music, Poetry and Language: Sound, Sight and Speech in Comparative and Creative Connection (London: Interdisciplinary Discourses, 2021). Read more here.