Posts tagged ‘Art Exhibition’

Dr. Taylor’s Research Included in U.K. Exhibition

Dr. Grant Taylor, director of creative arts and professor of art & art history, had his research included in the retrospective exhibition on Adrian Wilsonat the Blackpool College of Art and Design, U.K. In the early 1980s, Wilson was the first photographer to use photomanipulation (on the Quantel Paintbox system) to produce digital photomontage.

Dr. Machado Selected for San Francisco Sound Art Exhibition

Dr. Robert Machado/Civyiu Kkliu, chair of humanities and director of English, was a member of a group honored to participate in How We Hear Now, a participatory, collective artwork created by The ECOPOESIS Project. The exhibition is the result of a multi-year initiative led by the Architectural Ecologies Lab and MFA in Writing program at California College of the Arts. The project was initiated in the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, a response by the Ecopoesis Project to continue their collaborative explorations of emotions and thought towards action around climate change. It will be on view as a large-scale public projection at the San Francisco Ferry Building from June 25 to July 10, 2021.

The audio recordings and environmental descriptions are compiled into a layered stream of sound and text, a visual and aural landscape of ecological observations collected during this unique time. The individual contributions meld together with a visualization of seismic data collected on April 22, representing the concurrent geological sound occurring at a planetary scale.