Archive for September, 2010

Nathaniel Lieb Video projection night in greenpoint Oct. 2,2010 7:00pm-12:00

September 30, 2010

Nathaniel Lieb Video project with Sarah Nelson Wright
Franklin and Nobel Streets in Greenpoint
Saturday, October 2, 7-midnight

MFA Maia Palileio Talk at BRAC tonight from 7-9pm

September 29, 2010

From Maia:
Hi Folks,

I’ll be at Bronx River Art Center tonight from 7-9pm for an artist talk for
About Me tomorrow night. Click here for the invite and info. The show is up
until October 9th, so come on out if you haven’t already!

Maia

Bronx River Art Center @ Bronx Art Space
305 East 140th St. #1A
Bronx, NY 10460

6 to 3rd Ave. / 138th Street

http://www.maiapalileo.com

Updated hours for the Meier Bernstein Library

September 28, 2010

UPDATED HOURS FOR THE MEIER BERNSTEIN ART LIBRARY,
FALL, 2010, 5300 BOYLAN

Monday, 9-6:15
Tuesday, 8:50-6:10
Wednesday, 9-6
Thursday, 9-6:10
Friday, 9-5

Don’t forget that the Writing Tutors are available in the library for tutoring!

(Note that occasional gaps in these hours may occur if library monitors are
late or out sick)

Steve

Medieval Club of NY Roundtable on Medieval Devotion

September 23, 2010

Friday, October 1, 2010, 7:30 PM

*Medieval Devotion: A Roundtable Discussion*

Cynthia Hahn, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY

Sara Lipton, SUNY, Stonybrook

Michael Sargent, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY

Jiyoun Lee-Lodge, MFA, is one of 8 finalists, please vote!

September 23, 2010

Congrats to Jiyoun Lee-Lodge who is a finalist in the UrbanCanvas competition! Now let’s help her win by clicking to vote below. From Jiyoun:
Dear friends

I am happy to tell you that my artwork ‘Bang’ was chosen as one of 8
finalists for UrbanCanvas competition(city run public art project). I NEED
YOUR VOTE! After jury selection, public will decide for the best design. You
can vote via online, wherever you are.

http://www.nyc.gov/html/urbancanvas/html/vote/vote.shtml
(Sep 20 thru Oct 1, then they will announce final winners by the end of the
year.)

Thank you very much for your click and vote.
Those of who received this notification twice because of FACEBOOK account, I
am sorry. Those of who do not want to be in this group email, please let me
know.

Have a great day,
Jiyoun Lee-Lodge
http://www.jiyounlee.com

Museum for African Art & MoCADA present: Views of Africa: Conversations with a Continent & its People

September 21, 2010

In this program series MoCADA and the Museum for African Art have partnered to focus
on the varying ways that Africa has been represented in the U.S. In our increasingly
globalized world, many people and businesses have livelihoods connected to trade,
energy, resource development, assistance, and humanitarian efforts in African regions.
Over the course of ten programs, spanning eight months, a variety of lectures and
discussions will stimulate dialogue about how artists, writers, social entrepreneurs,
and other leaders are challenging and expanding our understanding of what is currently
happening in African countries. What are some of the more common perceptions seen
in the media? How do our differing life experiences perspectives offer alternate
ways of understanding these concerns and suggest possible solutions?
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Dac Opening This Friday in Dumbo!

September 21, 2010

OPENING FRIDAY:

video_dumbo

<http://videodumbo.org>

Curated by Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy
as part of the Dumbo Arts Festival
September 24-26, 2010

Location: ILX space, 112 Water Street, ground floor (between Washington and Adams)

Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy return to DAF with an mind-blowing selection of contemporary video art from over 15 countries! Highlights include Pavel Medvedev’s <http://www.videodumbo.org/10-since-youve-been-gone.html> new found footage masterpiece ASCENSION (composed entirely out of Russian space program footage) and live projector performances by Sandra Gibson and Luis Reocder (NY) <http://www.videodumbo.org/10-projector-performances.html> and Alex MacKenzie (Vancouver) <http://www.videodumbo.org/10-projector-performances.html> . On Sunday there will be a DVD release <http://www.videodumbo.org/10-ETC-EAI-DVD.html> for the 40th anniversary of Experimental TV Center accompanied by a special program from Electronic Art Intermix, guest curated by Rebecca Cleman.

Don’t miss the opening reception <http://www.videodumbo.org/10-video-installations.html> featuring a surprise performance and video installations by Kristin Lucas, Adam Leech, Hans op de Beek, Rimas Sakalauskas, Lara Kohl and David Krippendorff.

Full schedule of events available at http://www.videodumbo.org <http://videodumbo.org/10-festival-program.html> .

Want a behind-the-scenes look? Want to make sure you don’t miss a second of video? It’s not too late to get involved as a video_dumbo volunteer! Reply to this email or send a message to press@dumboartscenter.org to sign up.

PIGEONHOLE

<http://www.dumboartscenter.org/exhibitions_upcoming.html>

Reina Kubota and Hang Xu
September 24 – November 14, 2010

Opening Reception: Friday, September 24, 2010, 6-9 PM
Artist Talk: Thursday, October 7, 2010, 7PM

Gallery Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 12-6 PM
Directions: F train to York Street, A/C train to High Street, B61 bus to York and Gold Streets

Reina Kubota and Hang Xu have created a complex maze comprised of thousands of cardboard boxes. In this ambitious installation, visitors will get lost in order to find themselves.

DAC will be participating in the Two Trees sponsored First Thursday gallery walk from 6:30-8:30PM on Thursday, October 7, 2010.

HELP THE ARTS IN DUMBO AND WIN!

DUMBO ARTS SURVEY

<https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/V3BLYLY>

DAC is pleased to participate in a year-long effort to better understand the audiences that visit and participate in our DUMBO arts and culture scene. Creativity abounds in our neighborhood from the people who live and work here to the artists, galleries, organizations, performance spaces, cultural series, weekend festivals and creative industries.

Whether you are an avid consumer of DUMBO arts or just interested to share your views, please take 5 minutes to complete an online arts survey.

Complete the survey <https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/V3BLYLY> and be entered to win the newest model iPod Nano!

In addition to taking the survey, please email info@dumbonyc.org if you would like to be kept informed about the Arts Research and how we are working to attract even more of an audience for our cultural events and venues.

DAC INCLUDED IN EXIT ART EXHIBITION

ALTERNATIVE HISTORIES

Conceived by Papo Colo and Jeanette Ingberman.
Curatorial Team includes Herb Tam, Lauren Rosati, Papo Colo, and Jeanette Ingberman.

Alternative Histories is a history of New York City alternative art spaces and projects since the 1960s. Through audio interviews with founders and key staff, a reading room of magazines and publications, documentation, ephemera and narrative descriptions, the exhibition will tell the story of pioneering spaces – like P.S.1, Artists Space, Fashion Moda, Taller Boricua, ABC No Rio, The Kitchen, Franklin Furnace, Exit Art, 112 Greene Street, White Columns, Creative Time, Electronic Arts Intermix, Anthology Film Archives, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Just Above Midtown, and many more – as well as document a new generation of alternative projects such as Live With Animals, Fake Estate, Apartment Show, Pocket Utopia, Cleopatra’s, English Kills Art Gallery, Triple Candie, Esopus Space, and others.

DAC is proud to be included in this important history! For more information please visit http://www.exitart.org. <http://exitart.org>

Dumbo Arts Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit public registered charity, supported in part, by public funds from The National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts. This organization receives additional funding from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, The Lily Auchincloss Foundation, The Dedalus Foundation, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and The Cowles Charitable Trust. DAC would also like to gratefully acknowledge the Walentas Family and Two Trees Management Co. LLC for their generous donation of gallery, studio, and office space.

Dumbo Arts Center (DAC)
30 Washington Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
T.718.694.0831
F.718.694.0867
E.gallery@dumboartscenter.org
http://www.dumboartscenter.org

<http://www.dumboartscenter.org> <http://www.brooklynartproject.com/page/1st-thursdays-dumbo-gallery> <http://www.dumboartsfestival.com>

CONNECT WITH DAC!
<http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brooklyn-NY/Dumbo-Arts-Center/52301531227?v=wall> <http://twitter.com/dumboartscenter>

MASS MoCA internships

September 21, 2010

Greetings,

Attached you will find all of the MASS MoCA’s internship opportunities available for the upcoming winter/spring 2011 season. Please post this flyer that is attached throughout your campus. Please feel free to forward this email to any students or recent graduates.

Our website with further internship information is http://www.massmoca.org/opportunities.php. Our application deadline is November 1, 2010. The dates of the internships are located on the detailed description. All applications should provide cover letter, resume, and 2 references for the position.

Please email Meghan Robertson, Intern Coordinator, at internapp@massmoca.org for any further questions about the internships.

Sincerely,
Meghan Robertson
Intern Coordinator

Spring Internship Flyer 2011.doc

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS AT MASS MoCA Spring 11.doc

Intern Application Spring 2011.doc

Orientation Week at the Magner Center

September 21, 2010

Magner Center is Mobile!

Get text messages from the Magner Center, join Twitter.com/magnercenter <http://twitter.com/magnercenter> to get reminders for upcoming events, special programs, internship or employment opportunities!

Network with the Magner Center Online!

Join us on Facebook.com <http://www.facebook.com/> . Talk with our friendly career staff online, post comments on our wall, start a career discussion, register for the events and services, and stay connected with Brooklyn College students and alumni!

Magner Center is on the Brooklyn College Portal!

Register with the Magner Center and its workshops on the portal at http://portal.brooklyn.cuny.edu <http://portal.brooklyn.cuny.edu/> via the Career Tab.

P Please help reduce our impact. Do not print this e-mail unless absolutely necessary.

Check out Nathaniel Lieb’s MFA piece “Hatchling”

September 17, 2010

From Nathaniel: Hey all thanks to all of you who have made it out to the island. This
is just a reminder that I will be there on Saturday and Sunday if you
want to see the work. I would love to see you.
For the art fair I did four actions. The link below is a video for my
piece Hatchling. I
Hatchling is made of torn cardboard hot glued around me and took about
2 hours 45 min.


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