Archive for September, 2012

MFA Nathaniel Lieb Installed this afternoon for the Dumbo Arts festival, Tidal Voyage in the east river cove

September 29, 2012

Tidal Voyage in the east river cove.

We found a window between rain storms this afternoon,

We caught a bad wave and capsized while launching in foot deep water. Oooopps

My unabashed thanks to Robin Bossert for his help with the boating and launch.
My thanks also to the Dumbo Arts Festival for their support.
Lastly thanks to my collaborators, Sarah Nelson Wright, Nathan Kensinger, and Laura Chipley especially for finding the canoe.

Opens Tonight through this weekend.
I will be there tonight from around 7-9

Nathaniel

Final Weekend: Don’t Miss Occupy! at Governors Island

September 29, 2012

International Center of Photography

OCCUPY! FINAL WEEKEND – DON’T MISS IT!

September 29-30 | Saturday-Sunday
11 am-5 pm
Governors Galleries on Governors Island

To mark the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, ICP presents Occupy! This special exhibition celebrates the significant uses of photography, film, and social media in recording and communicating the message of the OWS movement and features media from professional and amateur photographers, who submitted their work to ICP. Over the course of its six-week run, the exhibition has included hundreds of photographic prints related to the protests, as well as film screenings, digitally displayed crowd-sourced imagery, and special events.

Join us on the Sunday, September 30, for these events:

3 pm
Installation performance by artist/activist group The Flag Doctors and a screening of experimental documentary WashMachine Video Current by Jimi Pantalon

3:45 pm
"#occupy: Criticizing Power through Image and Symbol," a presentation by Hallie DeCatherine Jones, doctoral student at Indiana University, Bloomington

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Build Your Resume, Get an Alumni Mentor, Improve Your Networking Skills Now

September 28, 2012

Dear Student:

Have you thought about creating a great resume, launching an effective job search, talking to an alumni mentor in your field of interest, or expanding your professional network? If you have, seriously consider attending one or more of the Magner Center’s career workshops.

Here are two workshops coming up next week:

The One-Shot Job Search Workshop, TUESDAY, OCOTBER 2ND, 6:00 – 7:30 PM,
1309 JAMES HALL.
This workshop is required for students to participate in the Magner Center’s Job and Internship Program. It combines Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills, and eRecruiting/Job Search into one convenient session.

Building Professional Relationships: Mentors and Networking on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, 1309 JAMES HALL.
This workshop is required for students to participate in the Magner Alumni Mentor program, networking events and the Magner Center’s Alumni & Student Networking LinkedIn group. It will address the importance of building professional relationships, getting an alumni mentor and the value of LinkedIn as a networking tool.

Space is limited. Registration is required on the BC Portal at http://portal.brooklyn.edu via “Career” tab.

Good luck in your career endeavors!

Prof. Mario Naves in “Revisions” at Trestle Gallery

September 22, 2012

Dear All,

I pleased to announce that my work has been included in *Revisions*, a
group exhibition at Trestle Gallery.

Please see the attachment for more information, including the date and time
of the opening reception!

See you then.

Best,

Mario

Undergrad study abroad fellowships

September 21, 2012

Good Afternoon,

The scholarship Office is looking for high achieving students to apply for the Boren or Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships.

Gilman Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means (You must be receiving a Pell grant in order to be eligible) to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.

If you are interested in applying and would like to schedule a meeting to discuss your eligibility, please read the program website (paying particular attention to the Selection Criteria page http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program/About-the-Program), and respond to this email with your most up-to-date resume.

Boren Scholarship
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.
If you are interested in applying and would like to schedule a meeting to discuss your eligibility, please read the program website (paying particular attention to the Applicant Resources page http://www.borenawards.org/applicant_resources.html), and respond to this email with your most up-to-date resume.

Boren Website: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship

Best,

Stephen Gracia
Fellowship Coordinator
Scholarship Office
210 West Quad Building
Brooklyn College

Please help with faculty research, take a 10 minute online anonymous survey about sex and the internet

September 19, 2012

Brooklyn College has been selected to participate in an international research study involving three other colleges (University of New Brunswick in Canada, Technische Universitaet Ilmenau in Germany, and Göteborgs Universitet in Sweden).

This is the largest and most comprehensive international study of student’s use of the Internet for sexual information and sexuality. The study is anonymous and takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. Their contribution is valuable. All Brooklyn College students are eligible (full-time and part-time, graduate and undergraduate)

To participate, students are asked to visit http://www.OnlineSexStudy.org <http://www.OnlineSexStudy.org>

Study protocol was reviewed by the Brooklyn College Human Research Protections Program, # 305855-1.

Christian Grov, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor

Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences

Brooklyn College of CUNY

Brooklyn College Students’ Online Sex Lives

Romance Cybersex Pornography Erotica

Social Networking Chatting Satisfaction

Love Hooking up Dating Friends w/ Benefits Web Camera Intimacy Arousal Cam2Cam

Be Part of an International Study of College Student’s Online Sex Lives.

Tell Your Story. Visit http://www.OnlineSexStudy.org <http://www.OnlineSexStudy.org>

Students in 4 countries are taking part

United States, Canada, Germany, and Sweden

Anonymous Online Survey – 10 Minutes

Open to Brooklyn College Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Study protocol was reviewed by the Brooklyn College Human Research Protections Program, # 305855-1. Dr. Christian Grov

Art History courses at The Frick Collection | Fall 2012 Courses

September 19, 2012

The Frick is pleased to offer evening courses for college students and
recent graduates under the age of 35. These courses, part of The Frick
Connection program, present a rare opportunity to study the Collection with
museum experts when it is closed to the public. We hope you will share the
following information with Brooklyn CollegeOs Art History Department.
Space is limited to twenty participants and advance registration is
required; to register, please visit http://www.frick.org/education/students
<http://www.frick.org/education/students> . A $25 annual fee is payable upon
acceptance and includes student membership to the Frick.

Best Practices in Art Historical Research
Wednesday, October 10, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Stephen Bury, Andrew W. Mellon Chief Librarian, Frick Art Reference Library
Get an early start on art history papers by learning to navigate the
renowned Frick Art Reference Library. Designed for undergraduates, this
evening workshop with the Chief Librarian will familiarize you with the
Library¹s resources, including comprehensive book holdings, rare auction
house catalogues, unusual provenance databases, and the Frick photoarchive.

Topics in Italian Renaissance Art
Three-part course: October 11, 18 & 25, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Olivia Powell, Samuel H. Kress Interpretive Fellow, The Frick Collection
Leave your textbooks behind and study Italian Renaissance art up close in
the galleries of the Frick. From Duccio to Michelangelo, this course will
highlight masterpieces from the permanent collection as well as loans from
The Courtauld Gallery, London, including a rarely seen Leonardo drawing. No
prior art history experience is necessary.

Drawing Lessons from the Old Masters
Three-part course: October 23 & 30 and November 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Kit White, artist
In this art class, draw to discover how an artist sees, thinks, and learns
from the Old Master painters and sculptors represented in The Frick
Collection. Undergraduates and recent grads of all skill levels are welcome
to join this course led by the author of 101 Things to Learn in Art School.
All materials are provided.

Fireside Chat with the Director
Wednesday, November 14, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection
Undergraduates with an interest in art history and museum studies are
invited to an evening of casual conversation with the Director. Take
advantage of this special occasion to ask questions and offer suggestions to
the man at the top.

A Brief History of Landscape Painting
Three-part course: January 17, 24 & 31, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Olivia Powell, Samuel H. Kress Interpretive Fellow, The Frick Collection
In this after-hours course, college students and recent graduates will be
introduced to Dutch, English, and French landscape paintings from the
Collection, concluding with a winter scene by Claude Monet. No prior art
history experience is necessary.

Drawing class at The Frick Collection | Fall 2012 Courses

September 19, 2012

Italian Renaissance art up close in the galleries of the Frick. From Duccio
to Michelangelo, this course will highlight masterpieces from the permanent
collection as well as loans from The Courtauld Gallery, London, including a
rarely seen Leonardo drawing. No prior art history experience is necessary.

Drawing Lessons from the Old Masters
Three-part course: October 23 & 30 and November 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Kit White, artist
In this art class, draw to discover how an artist sees, thinks, and learns
from the Old Master painters and sculptors represented in The Frick
Collection. Undergraduates and recent grads of all skill levels are welcome
to join this course led by the author of 101 Things to Learn in Art School.
All materials are provided.

Brooklyn MFA exhibition: *You Are Here

September 19, 2012

I am re-posting from the Brooklyn MFA site in case you didn’t see that…

New post on Brooklyn College, MFA Studio Art

*You Are Here

by brooklyncollegemfa


*You Are Herean MFA Studio Art group exhibition @ Brooklyn College

Anna Hoberman
Stephanie Mastroianni
Kate McGraw
Mitch Patrick
Julie Paveglio
Fernando Pintado
Anthony Randell
John Ros (curator)
Sasha Spare

MORE INFO COMING SOON.

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Call for interns – Brooklyn Museum

September 18, 2012

INTERNSHIPS AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM–Arts of Africa, Asia, and the Islamic World

Position Description:
The Arts of Asia, Africa, and the Islamic World collections at the Brooklyn Museum seeks curatorial interns for the fall semester. Prospective candidates must be able to commit to at least 1 full work day (10am – 5pm) or 7 work hours per week until December 2012. The internship is unpaid, but we welcome applicants seeking school credit.

The intern will provide the curatorial staff with collection documentation support while gaining experience directly relevant to future museum or arts careers. Our current major projects involve collection surveys, digital imaging, data entry, and archive management. The intern will be properly trained in methods of handling art objects, as he or she may be asked to accompany curatorial staff to storage areas during collections documentation projects.

Qualifications/Requirements:
An ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, dependable, and flexible with office skills and an interest in museum work and/or Asian, African, Pacific Island, or Islamic art. Knowledge of collection areas, collections management software, and relevant foreign language skills are a plus.

Starting Date: October 2012

Internships normally take place on a rolling basis, but applications for Fall 2012 should be received by October 1, 2012. Please submit cover letter (please note your weekly availability) and résumé to Caitlin McKenna, Curatorial Assistant for Arts of Asia, Africa, and the Islamic World at caitlin.mckenna@brooklynmuseum.org<mailto:caitlin.mckenna>.


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