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VS Students Brooke Lebeau and Samantha Romand in UB's 10th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence

April 23, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

On Wednesday, April 23rd, Department of Art students Brooke Lebeau and Samantha Romand presented their research at the University at Buffalo’s 10th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.  Their project, entitled “The Effects of Package Design on Consumers: How Designers Target Traditional Gender Roles”, was completed over the last semester under the mentorship of their instructor, Read More

Prof Stephanie Rothenberg speaks at PHATT B – A Celebration of Digital Arts in Brooklyn, Sept 21st

September 20, 2013  by: Stephanie Rothenberg

Professor Stephanie Rothenberg speaks at PHATT B – A Celebration of Digital Arts in Brooklyn sponsored by Art F City. Saturday, September 21 from 10-8 at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 3:30pm-5:00pm (Lecture Room) PANEL: Tennyson on the Tweetdeck: The Future of Authorship in the Metaverse In her 1998 book Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace, Janet Read More

Stephanie Rothenberg | Novas Cartographias Symposium and Exhibition, June 5–7, 2013

May 15, 2013  by: Dom

Stephanie Rothenberg, Reversal of Fortune: Garden of Virtual Kinship

Novas Cartographias Symposium and Exhibition June 5-7, 2013 June 5 at 4:00pm artist talk Tiradentes Square, Rio de Janeiro Professor Stephanie Rothenberg will participate in an exciting symposium and exhibition focused on mapping as a creative instrument of recognition, criticism and action on the urban territory with a focus on Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by the Read More

John Jennings, DeZombies and the Coming Design Apocalypse | BLUNT, April 13, 2013

April 12, 2013  by: Dom

John Jennings

Professor John Jennings will be presenting DeZombies and the Coming Design Apocalypse with Eric Benson at AIGA’s BLUNT: Explicit and Graphic Design Criticism Now, April 12 – 14, 2013, at Old Dominion University. Eye Magazine has an interview with Professor Jennings: At its heart, design is critical thinking, problem-solving, and to do that effectively designers have to go Read More

Visual Studies Faculty & Alumni at the International Symposia on Electronic Art

October 30, 2012  by: Dom

From the UB Reporter, October 25, 2012: [The International Symposia on Electronic Art] “is one of the most important academic gatherings on electronic art worldwide, bringing together the worlds of art and science,” explains Stephanie Rothenberg, associate professor of visual studies and a featured artist and co-organizer of ISEA 2012. Rothenberg notes that she organized the “Econotopias” Read More

Visual Studies faculty and alumni featured at 2012 ISEA: Machine Wilderness

October 6, 2012  by: Stephanie Rothenberg

Several faculty and alumni from the Department of Art made their way out to the enchanted desert landscape of New Mexico for the 2012 International Symposia on Electronic Art (ISEA). The International Symposia on Electronic Art is one of the most important academic gatherings on electronic art world-wide, bringing together the worlds of art and science. Read More

Conference considers ‘new woman’ in photography and film

September 14, 2011  by: Dom

From the UB Reporter, September 8, 2011: “The new woman was an extremely ambiguous figure that was used as a marker of women’s emergence into public life and their political liberation, but she was also a flashpoint for everything that was wrong with modernity and for the perception that culture was going to hell in a Read More

Conference: The International New Woman in Photography and Film, Sep 16, 2011

August 3, 2011  by: Dom

The “International New Woman in Photography and Film” conference will bring together scholars from a range of disciplines to discuss recent and ongoing scholarship on representations of the New Woman as an international figure and a global visual icon whose roots can be traced even to the revolutions of the eighteenth century and whose influence Read More

A Conference on Failure in the Arts | Feb 12, CFA 112

February 8, 2010  by: Dom

Who: Colin Beatty, Karen Lewis, Gary Nickard, Craig Smith, Ben Van Dyke, & Gayle Young, Where: The CFA 112 (Screening Room) When: Friday, February 12 10:30AM Panel Discussion 12:00 PM Lunch Break 1:30 Keynote Presentation In a culture seemingly enthralled by the mythology of Horatio Alger and Cinderella stories, “failure” has become a dirty word.  The American Dream is Read More

Art in the Age of Terrorism: A panel organized by Eyebeam and the 2008 World Science Festival

May 25, 2008  by: Dom

Dr. Steven Kurtz–the artist accused of bioterrorism in federal court–will make his first public appearance following the dismissal of his case Thursday, May 29, 2008, 7PM Eyebeam 540 W. 21st St. (btw 10th and 11th Aves.) Free and open to the public New York City, May 23, 2008–In collaboration with the 2008 World Science Festival, Eyebeam announces a Read More

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