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Coalesce: BioArt in the Public Sphere

May 7, 2018  by: Mark Snyder

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A Discussion with BioArtists Rian Hammond, Günes-Hélène Isitan, and Moira Williams Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 PM Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY Hear from Spring 2018 artists-in-residence at the Coalesce Center for Biological Art. Each of these artists will present their residency artworks-in-progress, which include musical instruments that interpret unique “fingerprints” Read More


Stephanie Rothenberg to participate in the 17th International Festival of the Image

  by: Mark Snyder

17th International Image Festival May 7-11, 2018 Manizales, Columbia Guest Speaker: Stephanie Rothenberg USA  University of Buffalo www.pan-o-matic.com Presented by Hyphen Hub, NY UB Professor Stephanie Rothenberg will be exhibiting “Planthropy” and giving a keynote at University of Caldas, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.  Presented by Hyphen Hub, NY, Stephanie Rothenberg is an artist who uses performance, installation Read More


Talk The Talk: Patrick Foran on Joan Linder

April 16, 2018  by: Mark Snyder

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Talk The Talk: Patrick Foran on Joan Linder A Lecture Series Where Artists Talk About The Work Of Others Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, New York 14202 www.hallwalls.org UB’s Department of Art MFA Alumni Patrick Foran will be giving a talk about Read More


Poetics Plus: Book Art & Design Workshop

February 1, 2018  by: Jeff Sherven

Fredrik Averin & Charles Alexander will present a free two-day workshop open to UB students, faculty, & staff. To register & information email Sean Pears at spears@buffalo.edu Sunday, Feb 4, WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington St. • 12-1: 30 pm: Introduction to book art and design • 1:30-3pm: Hands-on workshop with concrete poetry, design, and book Read More


Power Animal: The Relief Prints of Brian Hensen at WNYBAC

November 1, 2017  by: Jeff Sherven

Power Animal is an exhibition of relief prints by UB Department of Art Alum Brian Hensen. Its Opening Reception is Friday, November 10, 2017, 6-9pm at the Western New York Book Arts Center 468 Washington St. in Buffalo. The event is free and open to the public. Hensen will lead an artist’s talk and workshop on Saturday, December 2nd from Read More


November 16 and 17, 2017: Microbial Aesthetics: Science, Philosophy, Ethics and Art Meet the Microbes.

October 31, 2017  by: Mark Snyder

Join the Department of Art’s Paul Vanouse and the Coalesce Center for Biological Art as they present: Microbial Aesthetics: Science, Philosophy, Ethics and Art Meet the Microbes. November 16 and 17, 2017 University at Buffalo & Hallwalls Art Center A two-day symposium to propose and discuss methods and aesthetics of engagement with microbial life from multidisciplinary Read More


Millie Chen: Origins Invited Talk, CU Boulder, October 6

October 1, 2017  by: Dom

Professor Millie Chen, UB Department of Art, will present a talk at 2 P.M. on October 6, 2017 at University of Colorado Boulder. How are culture, politics, economics and ecology inscribed on an object? How can the interpretation of an object, be it mythologized or banal, challenge our assumptions about history, technology and science? What drives the research and Read More


Tonight, 3/1, Artist Talk by Paul Vanouse at Hallwalls

March 1, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Wednesday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. – FREE Professor Paul Vanouse will give an artist talk at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center. Vanouse’s work begins in the lab where bacteria grown in petri dishes, DNA, and the enzymes used to cut those strands, comprise his material toolbox. At first glance, his scientific experimentation and processes imply a Read More


Today at 4PM – Professor Paul Vanouse, “Islands of Anomaly in a Sea of Sameness: Making Pictures with DNA”

December 9, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Friday, December 9th at 4PM UB Coalesce Center for Biological Art 359 Hochstetter Hall Paul Vanouse, Professor of Art and Director of Coalesce, will present: “Islands of Anomaly in a Sea of Sameness: Making Pictures with DNA” Paul will give a talk followed by a brief tour of Coalesce Center for Biological Arts. Coalesce is UB’s new Read More


Alum Stacey Robinson in El Museo Solo Exhibition 12/2, Artist Talk at UB 12/5

December 2, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

UB Department of Art MFA Alum Stacey Robinson will open a solo exhibition, Branding the Afrofuture, at El Museo on Friday, December 2nd, from 7-9PM.  At 6:30 PM on Monday, December 5th, Robinson will return to the UB Center for the Arts as the final speaker in the 2016 Department of Art Speaker Series. Through Branding Read More


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