Kinetic: Conversations in Contemporary Art: Demetrius Oliver in conversation with John Caperton
Abramson Family Recital Hall
The Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University is pleased to announce Kinetic: Conversations in Contemporary Art, the third annual installment of this exciting lecture series at the Katzen Arts Center on October 29 at 6pm.
Generously sponsored by Dr. Darryl Atwell, Kinetic: Conversations in Contemporary Art brings nationally recognized artists together with ...more
Gallery Talk: Some Uses of Photography: Four Washington Artists
Katzen AU Museum
What is the definition of photography? Join exhibition curator Phyllis Rosenzweig as she discusses the evolution of photography since the 19th century and the variety of techniques seen from today. Admission is free.
Presented in conjunction with the Feminist Art History Conference.
The McCabe Lecture Series features American writer, journalist, and educator Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Coates is one of the most original and perceptive voices in black America—and one of our best writers, period. With rich emotional depth and a sonar sense of how pop culture, politics, and history shape discussions of diversity, Coates is “the young James Joyce of the hip hop generation” (Walter ...more
American University's Department of Art is proud to welcome visiting artist Michelle Grabner. Grabner, an artist, curator, critic, and professor at the School of the Art Institute, will discuss her practice and her most recent work with Brad Killam, My Oyster #7, on view at the American University Museum November 8–December 14, 2014.
The My Oyster projects are a collaboration between Michelle ...more
Dancer Mirenka Cechova, computer musician/software designer William Brent, and cellist NJ Snider will discuss technological and aesthetic considerations behind their new dance theatre work entitled 1982-Myths of Escape. The piece relies on custom technology to create relationships between physical movement, acoustic/computer-generated sound, and real-time video manipulation. In parallel with the ...more