University at Buffalo
Department of


Art & Design

Art History

Visual Studies

Sexuality of Words Conference on November 7 & 8

October 30, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming


The Department of Art, the UB Anderson Gallery, the Humanities Institute, Cultures and Texts Academic and Strategic Strengths, the Queer Studies Research Workshop, the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, and the Department of Media Study invite you to

The Sexuality of Words – A Symposium Accompanying ART=TEXT=ART: Private Languages/Public Systems Exhibition
November 7 & 8, 2014

All events are free and open to the public

Sexuality of Words Detailed Schedule

Friday November 7, 2014
Anderson Gallery
1 Martha Jackson Place
Buffalo, NY 14214

6:00 – 8:00pm Welcome reception and performance
Matias Viegener
Artist & Professor, California Institute of Arts.
Event Score: You, Me & the Fruit

Saturday November 8, 2014
112 Center for the Arts, Screening Room
North Campus
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260

9:15 – 9:30 Coffee and Pastries

9:30 – 9:45 Elizabeth Otto, University at Buffalo

9:45 – 10:30 Annabel Daou, Exhibiting Artist
Against identity, or I used to be a painter.

10:30 – 11:15 Marvin A. Sackner, Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry
Six from the Sixties: Henri Chopin, Bob Cobbing, Ian Hamilton Finlay, John Furnival, dom sylvester houedard and Tom Phillips

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:15 Karen Schiff, Exhibiting Artist
Articulate Anti-Articulations: Illegible Handwriting and the Artist’s Inscrutable “Pulse”

12:15 – 1:00 Matias Viegener, California Institute of Arts
Can a Gay Man’s Life Only be Told in Random Fragments?

1:00 – 2:30 Lunch Break

2:30 – 2:45 Jonathan D. Katz, University at Buffalo
Queer Beginnings

2:45 – 3:30  Nicholas de Villiers, University of North Florida
I see language: Gray Sex

3:30 – 4:15 Eve Meltzer, New York University
Systems We Have Loved

4:15 – 4:45 Jasmina Tumbas, University at Buffalo

4:45 – 5:30 Michael Basinski, Moderator, University at Buffalo
Panel Discussion and Wrap Up

202 Center for the Arts, North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-6010
(716) 645-6878
(716) 645-6970 fax
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