Article by faculty member Joshua Dector entitled "Biennial Burnout" featured in November i

We live in times of political degradation; every day, we mourn a society that is being vitiated by sullied politicians and corrupted systems. And yet we are society; these conditions are not outside of us, they are our own human frailties writ large. We want our biopower – ie, how we might use our human sovereignty and individual agency as a form of power vis-à-vis state power – to do good, we know that there are better and worse uses of power, and yet we also understand that power is itself a Pandora’s box that can be as compromising as it is emancipating. The question, as always, is how art and its systems figure into this state of affairs, and there are no easy answers, even though certa

Faculty member Charles Renfro, architect behind New York's High Line, discusses project for Tel

The ceremony to mark the start of construction on the High Line – an elevated park built on part of an abandoned railroad line in Manhattan’s Lower West Side – about a decade ago was attended by a small number of architects, city officials and local cultural figures. One of the architects was Charles Renfro. Smartly dressed servers circulated among the guests, passing glasses of champagne from elegant trays. The atmosphere was celebratory, but Renfro couldn’t help but notice that the train tracks were still full of broken glass, cigarette butts and used condoms. He could smell urine everywhere, “and in the middle of it all we drank fancy champagne.” He looked at the guests and the champagne,

Chair of MA Curatorial Practice, Steven Henry Madoff will give a keynote speech at Columbia Universi

The Art and Art Education Program at Teachers College, Columbia University are pleased to announce our upcoming symposium “Art School, Critique 2.0,” which will take place November 18-19, 2016 at Teachers College, Columbia University. Our symposium will explore the role of critique within art schools as tools of learning, assessment and collaboration. How have the recent changes to the learning landscape—student-centered teaching models, collaborative ways of making and online classrooms—changed the nature and practice of critiques? Art School. Critique 2.0 will be a multi-faceted exchange of ideas with short presentations, panels, and workshops; it will explore multiple aspects of critique:

Ana Sophie Salazar, MACP alumna, curates "Pilipe Cortez: Ecdysis" at inCube Arts

inCube Arts Space 314 west 52nd Street, #1 New York, NY 10019, USA November 5 – 26, 2016 Curator|Ana Sophie Salazar Artist|Filipe Cortez Opening Reception|Saturday, November 5, 6 – 8 pm Filipe Cortez’ new project “Ecdysis” has as main subject the old São Roque slaughterhouse in Porto, the artist’s native city in Portugal. The building, abandoned over two decades ago, will be renovated in 2017 into a new center that will house the Industry Museum with a strong cultural, social, and entrepreneurial program. This ambitious project has been the central focus of the current municipality regarding culture and the repurpose of a municipal space. The artist constructs a collection of memories o

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