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Dec
1
Thu
First Year Writing Symposium @ Bessey Hall
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Year Writing Symposium @ Bessey Hall  | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

MSU’s First Year Writing program holds a semi-annual symposium to showcase student work from the first year composition classes. The event will take place in multiple rooms in Bessey Hall, and is free and open to the public.

Mar
20
Mon
An Uncanny Tomorrow: The Video Art of Yuan Goang-Ming Lecture and Screening @ 145 Natural Sciences Building
Mar 20 @ 10:20 am – 11:40 am

Part 1:

Lecture: “The Beginning of Video Art in Taiwan and My Practice”

​Speaker: Yuan Goang-Ming​
Location: 145 Natural Sciences Building
Time: 10:20-11:40 am

As one of the earliest practitioners of video art in Taiwan, Yuan Goang-Ming has worked with moving images since the mid 1980s. In this presentation, Yuan will offer an overview of contemporary video art in Taiwan since its origins and present aspects of his own work. Yuan mobilizes technological media to explore symbolic and metaphoric concepts that underpin ​the ​human experience.

 

Part 2:

Screening: “New Media in Asia: Shorts by​ Yuan Goang-Ming​”​
Location: B117 Wells
Time: 6:30 pm

​Acclaimed international video artist ​Yuan Goang-Ming will screen and discuss a selection of his ​shorts​. Hosted by Tze-Lan Sang, Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies at Michigan State University.​

Artist bio:

Yuan Goang-Ming’s photographic and video work has been shown at MOMA Contemporary (Fukuoka), the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, the Hermitage Museum (St Petersburg), the Power Station of Art (Shanghai), the Venice Biennale, and the Biennale de Lyon. He is currently an associate professor of New Media at the National Taipei University of the Arts. ​

Info:

http://www.tinakenggallery.com/plus/en/index.php?REQUEST_ID=bW9kPWFydCZwYWdlPWRldGFpbCZBSUQ9Mw==

Part 2: “An Uncanny Tomorrow: The Video Art of Yuan Goang-Ming Lecture and Screening” @ B117 Wells Hall
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm

Part 1:

Lecture: “The Beginning of Video Art in Taiwan and My Practice”

​Speaker: Yuan Goang-Ming​
Location: 145 Natural Sciences Building
Time: 10:20-11:40 am

As one of the earliest practitioners of video art in Taiwan, Yuan Goang-Ming has worked with moving images since the mid 1980s. In this presentation, Yuan will offer an overview of contemporary video art in Taiwan since its origins and present aspects of his own work. Yuan mobilizes technological media to explore symbolic and metaphoric concepts that underpin ​the ​human experience.

Part 2:

Screening: “New Media in Asia: Shorts by​ Yuan Goang-Ming​”​
Location: B117 Wells
Time: 6:30 pm

​Acclaimed international video artist ​Yuan Goang-Ming will screen and discuss a selection of his ​shorts​. Hosted by Tze-Lan Sang, Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies at Michigan State University.​

Artist bio:

Yuan Goang-Ming’s photographic and video work has been shown at MOMA Contemporary (Fukuoka), the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, the Hermitage Museum (St Petersburg), the Power Station of Art (Shanghai), the Venice Biennale, and the Biennale de Lyon. He is currently an associate professor of New Media at the National Taipei University of the Arts. ​

Info:

http://www.tinakenggallery.com/plus/en/index.php?REQUEST_ID=bW9kPWFydCZwYWdlPWRldGFpbCZBSUQ9Mw==

Apr
7
Fri
Writing Placement Exams
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Writing Placement Exams

The First Year Writing program at MSU holds placement exams for incoming students twice a year.

Sep
15
Fri
Quantum Entanglement @ (SCENE) Metrospace
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm
Quantum Entanglement @ (SCENE) Metrospace | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

QUANTUM ENTANGLEMENT

An exhibition of nature, science, philosophy, art history plus found objects and words by Robert B. Park.

September 15- November 4, 2017

(SCENE) Metrospace and the MSU Department of Art, Art History, and Design are excited to announce the opening of Quantum Entanglement featuring the work of Robert B. Park of Bath, Michigan. Park received his BFA in 1969 from Michigan State University, after completing his degree he returned in the early 70’s to obtain a teaching certification. Park’s work has been extensively shown regionally and nationally. His work is held in private collections through the United States and abroad. Throughout his career, his work has been the recipient of awards from exhibitions nationwide. This exhibition is the result of decades of making.

During Exhibitions (SCENE) Metrospace maintains the following hours and is free and open to the public with the exception of some special programming:
Thursday 3-7PM
Friday 1-7PM
Saturday 12-5PM
Sunday 12-5PM

Oct
16
Mon
Grand River @ MSU Union Art Gallery
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm
Grand River @ MSU Union Art Gallery | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Our next exhibition at the MSU Union Art Gallery, Grand River, a solo exhibition featuring the work of Jeffery Evergreen. Evergreen recieved his MFA in Print Media from Cranbrook in 2014 and  BFA from Michigan State University in 2004 with a concentration in Painting & Sculpture.

The circulation, remediation, and recombination of images is the current focus of Evergreen’s arts practice. He uses a combination of digital and print processes to deconstruct contemporary images and draw attention to the materials and processes used and invite viewers to reconsider their personal relationship with images, technology, and mass media. But rather than offering some ideologically over-simplified answer, he prefers that larger questions about meaning and cultural value persist, coming to the fore to initiate conversations in which a more broad and balanced understanding may be achieved.

Mar
17
Sat
2018 Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial Exhibition @ Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – May 13 @ 7:00 pm
2018 Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial Exhibition @ Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

2018 Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial Exhibition

Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum

March 17-May 13, 2018

Exhibition Reception April 8, 6-8PM

The 2018 Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial Exhibition showcases the recent work of twenty studio art & design faculty members. Recognized nationally and internationally, Michigan State University studio art & design faculty member’s creative research is regularly exhibited in venues all over the world. Collectively they have received recognition and support from Fulbright, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pollack-Krasner Foundation. Representing a broad-range of media and contemporary art and design approaches, the exhibition highlights the faculty’s dedication to actively pursuing creative research.

The 2018 MSU Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial exhibition is organized by the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU and guest curated by Christopher Atkins, Curator of Exhibitions & Public Programs at the Minnesota Museum of American Art. Support for this exhibition is provided by the John and Susan Berding Family Endowment.

Oct
25
Thu
Renée Mussai Visiting Scholar Lecture @ 107 South Kedzie
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Renée Mussai Visiting Scholar Lecture @ 107 South Kedzie | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

RENEE MUSSAI / OCTOBER 25 / 107 S KEDZIE / 6PM

London-based curator, writer, and art historian, Renée Mussai is Curator and head of Archive at Autograph ABP, an arts charity that works internationally in photography and film, addressing themes of cultural identity, race, representation and human rights.

 

Nov
5
Mon
Titus Kaphar Visiting Artist Lecture @ MSU Union Ball Room
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Titus Kaphar Visiting Artist Lecture @ MSU Union Ball Room | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

TITUS KAPHAR / NOVEMBER 5 / MSU Union Ball Room /6PM
Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Titus Kaphar lives and works on the east coast. Kaphar’s
mixed media work, speaks to the most vital discussions happening around race,
diversity, and reconciliation in the U.S. Kaphar exposes how all depictions, no matter
how personal or grandiose, are always fictional, imperfect, and capable of being
remade. He is the distinguished recipient of the Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence
Fellowship as well as the 2015 Creative Capital Award and 2016 Rauschenberg Artist
as Activist Fellowship.

For more information about Titus Kaphar, please visit:

https://kapharstudio.com/

Nov
12
Mon
Olivia Gude Visiting Art Educator Lecture @ 107 South Kedzie Hall
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Olivia Gude Visiting Art Educator Lecture @ 107 South Kedzie Hall | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

OLIVIA GUDE / NOVEMBER 12 / 107 S KEDZIE / 6PM

Olivia Gude is a Professor of Art Education at SAIC and a Professor Emerita at UIC. Gude is a member of the Council for Policy Studies in Art Education and of the Educational Advisory Board of the PBS series Art 21. Her research focuses on developing new paradigms for visual art curriculum.

This lecture is additionally sponsored by MSU Broad.