Visual Voices, a professional lecture series sponsored by the School of Art, invites eight nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design. In addition to providing a look inside the studios of these top professionals, the series offers students the opportunity to interact with them during daytime seminars and studio visits.
The lectures are open to the public and take place in Harris Theater on select Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, please contact, Harold Linton.
Past Speakers have included: Anne Harris, Dean Kessmann, Kevin Wyllie, Alyce Myatt, Barry Nemett, R.G. Brown, Karen Kunc, Lynell Burmark, Lucy Lippard, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Steve Heller, Rusty Smith, W.C. Richardson, William Dunlap, Lori Nix, Robert Whitman, Steve Kurtz, James Elkins, Ellen Lupton, Pyllis Rosenzweig, Terry Barret, Kuiyi Shen, Renee Stout, Sam Gilliam, John Moore, Bill Christenberry, Carrie and Kevin Burke.
Visual Voices Professional Lecture Series [2017-2018]
Fall Semester: 2017
August 31, 2017 – Simon Schwartz “The Other Side Of The Wall: Remembering and Re-Telling German History”
September 14, 2017 – Andy Bichlbaum “Making Meaningful Mischief”
October 5, 2017 – Patricia Bellon-Gillen “Willful Wondering and Disorderly Notions”
October 19, 2017 – Saddie Barnette “A Place Called Compland”
November 16, 2017 – Walter Kravitz “Art is What Isn’t – Studio Pursuits”
Spring Semester: 2018
January 25, 2018 – Brian Noyes “Recipe for Change: If you can’t stand the heat, get into the kitchen”
February 1, 2018 – Teresa Jaynes “Talking to the Fingers in the Language of the Eyes: Haptic Interpretations of the Archive”
February 22, 2018 – Dr. Sharif Bey “Artist, Researcher, Teacher: Problems, Paradigms, and Processes”
March 1, 2018 – Juliet Bellow “Performing Stillness: Rodin’s Nijinsky”
March 8, 2018 – John R. Henry “The Quest for unintended consequences”