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“Soil” Talk by Bioartist Nicole Clouston on Friday, 11/18

November 17, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

GEM Artist-In-Residence – Nicole Clouston – SOIL Friday, November 18, 2016 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Location: Center for the Arts 144 Cost: Free and open to the public The project takes soil as its medium, engaging the vast array of microbial life present within it and the ways in which we are connected to Read More


Professor Millie Chen – Upcoming Artist’s Talk at Hallwalls

November 15, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center FREE Millie Chen Artist’s Talk Department of Art Professor Millie Chen’s work is often multidimensional, using video, installation and experiential aspects to address social characteristics of modernity. Recently, she worked in collaboration with the PED collective, creating an audio bicycle tour intended to uncover layers Read More


Roundtable Discussion Tomorrow Night: What Does It Mean To Be Human?

November 14, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Roundtable Discussion: What Does It Mean To Be Human? Featuring RPI Department of Art Professor Kathy High, UB Department of Transnational Studies Professor LaKisha Simmons, and UB Department of Art Professor Jasmina Tumbas 6PM, Tuesday, November 15th Department of Art Gallery, B45 Center for the Arts All are welcome What does it mean to be Read More


Professor George Afedzi Hughes – Upcoming Artist’s Talk at Hallwalls

October 18, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Please join Professor George Afedzi Hughes on Wednesday, October 19th for an Artist’s Talk at Hallwalls Event is at 7 PM. Admission is FREE. Hughes’ work uses the history of colonialism as a basis to highlight parallels between that violent history and contemporary global conflicts. ln today’s informational age global occurrences of violence reach us Read More


Coalesce Talk by Bio Artist Günes-Hélène Isitan on Wednesday, October 12th

October 5, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Artist Talk Wednesday October 12, 2016 1:00 PM 307 Hochstetter Hall Please join the UB Department of Art at the Coalesce Center for Biological Art for an artist talk by Günes-Hélène Isitan on anthropocentrism and the nonhuman perspective. Born in Turkey in 1978, Isitan holds a graduate diploma in Actual Arts Practice (Sherbrooke University, 2016); she currently lives in Read More


Artist Talk: Kathy High, “Gut Love” on Friday, 9/30/16

September 27, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Kathy High Gut Love Artist Talk Friday September 30, 2016 1:00 PM Capen Hall 310 The Gut Love project arises from questions concerning gut microbiota and the immune system. As a patient with Crohn’s disease, High’s interest in gut microbiota started with her own diseased body. The recent developments in medical research concerning this area Read More


Tomorrow – Public Presentation by Igor Vamos from The Yes Men

September 22, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Techne Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies is pleased to announce: CREATIVITY AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION  A public presentation and subsequent workshop with Igor Vamos, AKA Mike Bonanno, of the legendary, culture-jamming, activist duo: The Yes Men.  Friday, Sept. 23: 10:30AM, Department of Art Gallery, B45 Center for the Arts.  Vamos will present and discuss several of Read More


Lydia Okumura Lecture on Wednesday, September 7th at 6pm

September 6, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Artist Lydia Okumura, who is opening her exhibition at UB Art Galleries on September 8th and 10th, will be lecturing on her work in the Department of Art class Installation: Urban Space this Wednesday, September 7th, at 6pm in B13 in the Center for the Arts. Okumura challenges viewers to question their perception of space Read More


Announcing the Fall 2016 Department of Art Speaker Series

September 1, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

  Mondays 6:30 – 8:30pm Center for the Arts 112 Lectures are free and open to the public Previous Speaker Series Visiting Artists List Video Archive of Previous Lectures Sept 12 JENS HAUSER Jens Hauser is a Copenhagen and Paris based media studies scholar and art curator focusing on the interactions between art and technology. Read More


Lectures on 8/29, 8/31 – Visiting Faculty from Tsinghua University

August 26, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

We are pleased to announce that two visiting faculty from the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, will be giving lectures during the first week of the Fall semester: Eric Feng Fan Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University “Displacement of Art Works and Exhibitions” Monday, August 29, 10-10:30am Dept. of Art Gallery B45 Center for the Read More


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