BARD MFA THESIS SHOW 2017

Here we improved on the model by turning it around and getting the students involved. I have the opportunity to spend three weeks in Svalbard, Norway for an artistic residency on board a barkentine sailboat as a resident in the Arctic Circle Residency. Coe her second solo exhibition in New York, Sue Coe: Sillman calls the seminar the M. Paul, Minnesota, and was 23 years old. In the preceding year, Thompson had had four solo exhibitions around the world. He was also developing an entire lexicon of punched sheetrock panels, often framed behind glass and assembled in boxes that sneered at minimalist decorum.

An opening reception will take place on Thursday, March 12 from 6—10 pm. Faculty pay is low. These events, like the large crits, are mandatory. It recast what had been inchoate in his experience and gave it form, shape and expression; and it stood for himself and to others as an articulated wish for a resolution he now understands may always be deferred. When he returned to Bard in , the parameters of his work were expanding. As he unpacked all that, his work became less hermetic and more ambitious. Photography department co-chair Zoe Leonard told me:

In true Bard fashion, instead of responding, Marnie took notes.

Still, beyond the kvetching, something deeper resounds. It was easy to pick out the new students: And though its tuition is half what Yale and Columbia charge, the program struggles to offer financial aid nearly everyone receives tthesis but nobody gets a free ridewhich results in a less diverse, more indebted student body.

bard mfa thesis show 2017

Our view is that knowledge is infinite and infinitely capable of new combinations. At times like that, Bard was an organism, a boundary-less playground—and it felt like, together, we could figure it all out. Isolated from the outside world and its obligations, with students and teachers regularly crisscrossing between the same few buildings, people get to know one another quickly.

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bard mfa thesis show 2017

My work explores the spirit of human exploration and the history of Arctic expeditions. At the departmental caucus, several commentators wanted to know what kind of pleasure he took in cutting up pictures of women.

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Many mention the lack of a shared vocabulary as a stumbling block; and, over the years, crib sheets and glossaries have been employed to make cross-disciplinary conversations easier.

Visual artists meet their committees for an hour or two in the UBS gallery in front of barv work, and there is usually an element of ritual to the proceedings. I went to Bard to become unsuccessful—and I succeeded.

These primarily lens-based images were crafted thesls various techniques: For the next several years, like many young artists, he supported himself with shwo string of odd jobs: The first time felt like an initiation.

To be any good as a teacher, you have to remain a student. But then it occurred to me that he might have been presenting a morality tale about an art world that looked amazing and fun, but was in fact something else.

Under this model, students gather for several multi-week sessions of intensive on-campus work, interspersed with long periods of independent study, and earn their degrees in two or three years. But my instinct was that he was a good guy.

bard mfa thesis show 2017

You can learn more about my plans for the residency at Hatchfundor check out my blog, Svalbard By Seawhere you can follow my preparations, my experience on the residency, and the work I make when Tyesis return. InLucy Raven, an Oakland- and New York-based filmmaker whose work was included in the Shoow Biennial, applied to the sculpture department with work that on its surface seemed more like video or photography, and wound up making China Towna film about copper mining assembled from 7, still photographs.

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Most of the students who are accepted are several years beyond their undergraduate studies; roughly half come from New York City and the other half from all over the world. As he moved from one cheap living situation to the next, he felt increasingly isolated. It had two basic principles. Art schools go through phases. July 1st — July 30th Gallery hours: Thompson meant to be mildly provocative: Over the next week or two, faculty members were able to expand on their responses in one-on-one studio visits.

Thesis Exhibition

Here we improved on the model by turning it around and getting the students involved. When he returned to Bard inthe parameters of his work were expanding.

Toward the end offorced to vacate yet another studio, Marnie photographed the work he had on hand and decided to apply to M. The opening reception will also include two performances to begin at 7 pm: We ask you to examine what is often overlooked or silenced and held in the peripheries of our experience. Each of the processional walls—one was hung with a framed piece of punched sheetrock; another with two smaller still life photographs, one of which had a precise hole cut through it—was pierced, providing sightlines to the space beyond and a clue that the installation in its entirety was based on the idea of a camera obscura.

Faculty pay is low.