Category Archives: 2012-13

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Please join us for a special Noosphere Award Lecture: Ashley Hunt: Friday, May 10, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

Ashley Hunt is an artist and activist who uses video, photography, mapping and writing to engage social movements, modes of learning and public discourse. Among his interests are structures that allow people to accumulate power and those which keep others … Continue reading

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Susan Gevirtz: Wednesday May 8 , 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

Susan Gevirtz lives in San Francisco. Assistant professor for 10 years at Sonoma State University, Calfornia, she now teaches in CCA’s graduate Visual and Critical Studies and Fine Arts programs. Her books of poetry include Aerodrome Orion & Starry Messenger (Kelsey … Continue reading

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Stokley Towles: Wednesday May 1, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

For more than a decade, solo performer Stokley Towles has been studying us. He examines the mundane aspects of life in Seattle like an anthropologist from another planet–our libraries, our trash system, our police force, the history of a single … Continue reading

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Eirik Steinhoff: Wednesday April 24, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

Eirik Steinhoff has taught contemporary and renaissance poetry at Mills College and at the University of Chicago, where he received his PhD in December 2012. He also teaches in the Workshop on Language and Thinking at Bard College and at … Continue reading

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Jenny Heishman: Wednesday April 10, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

With a practice akin to an alchemist, Jenny Heishman creates approachable objects that elicit misunderstanding and require a shift in perspective. Using a variety of run-of-the-mill materials including aluminum foil, ceramic tiles, paper, tape, fabric and Styrofoam, Heishman alters the way … Continue reading

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Amjad Faur: Wednesday March 6, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

Amjad Faur received his BFA in Painting from the University of Arkansas in 2003, and his MFA in Photography from the University of Oregon in 2005.  He has been working for over a decade  with large format photography and it … Continue reading

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Miranda Mellis: Wednesday January 30, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

Miranda Mellis is the author of The Spokes (Solid Objects, 2012); None of This Is Real (Sidebrow Press, 2012); Materialisms (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2009); and The Revisionist (Calamari Press, 2007). The Revisionist has been translated into Italian by … Continue reading

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Hanneline Rogeberg: Wednesday January, 23, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

Hanneline Røgeberg is a painter who works with the paradoxes of representation and language. She has shown in solo shows at the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Henie-Onstad Kunst Center and most recently at Dortmund … Continue reading

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Jen Graves: Wednesday January, 16, 11:30-1:00, Lecture Hall 1

Jen Graves—The Stranger’s visual arts writer—writes about things you mostly, but not strictly, approach with your eyeballs. Her writing has been in Art in America, The Believer, and ArtNews, and the Warhol Foundation has given her some money to get … Continue reading

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