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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==

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/

Feb
23
Sat
Comics Forum Keynote Scholar Lecture DR QIANA WHITTED @ MSU Library, 3rd Floor Beal Room
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Comics Forum Keynote Scholar Lecture DR QIANA WHITTED @ MSU Library, 3rd Floor Beal Room | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

DR QIANA WHITTED / FEBRUARY 23 / MSU LIBRARY BEAL ROOM / 12PM                                                                               

Dr. Qiana Whitted teaches at USC, her research focuses on African-American literary studies and American comic books. Her most recently published articles and book chapters explore race, genre, and comics in representations of historical figures such as Nat Turner, Stagger Lee, and Emmett Till. Her forthcoming book on race and social protest in 1950s EC comics will be published in 2019. Whitted is the 2019 Comics Forum Scholar Keynote Speaker.