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Arts Research Center Blog

 

Formally ARC Muses, the Arts Research Blog blog is an online forum for reflection and conversation about the arts and design, featuring posts by ARC-affiliated faculty and participants in ARC-sponsored programs and across the campus.


ARC Fellows: And What’s More, a Performative Audiobook

ARC Fellows: And What’s More, a Performative Audiobook Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Anne Walsh and Leena Joshi (Art Practice) AW: Claudia La Rocco’s And What’s More is the third installment of her science-fiction Olivia Trilogy, a literary, performance, art, and sound project that plays with traditional audience/maker/doer relationships. I was one of […]


“Arts of Critique” Podcasts

“Arts of Critique” 2018-2019 Event Podcasts   ARC’s 2018-19 programs had a special focus on the critical potential of arts from the Global South. During the past year we asked questions about the relationship between art and critique from the standpoint of social and political exigencies of our times, by thinking with contemporary artists, writers, scholars […]

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ARC Fellows: Sound Reproduction as Biological Reproduction

ARC Fellows: Sound Reproduction as Biological Reproduction Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Delia Casadei & Kim Sauberlich (Music) When we talk of the reproduction of sound, or of music, we usually mean either a musical score–perhaps in the Western script of five-line staffs, clefs and bars–or a sound recording, whether analogue (on an external […]


ARC Fellows: The Archaeologist and the Replica: 3D printing at Aidonia (Greece)

ARC Fellows: The Archaeologist and the Replica: 3D printing at Aidonia (Greece) Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Kim Shelton (Classics/Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology) and David Wheeler (Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology) In April of 1993, a unique collection of Mycenaean sealstones and gold jewelry went up for auction at the Michael Ward […]


ARC Fellows: Challenging Mirrorworld

ARC Fellows: Challenging Mirrorworld Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Ronald Rael (Department of Architecture, in the College of Environmental Design, and the Department of Art Practice) & Ioanna Sotiriou (College of Environmental Design) On the 12th of February, 2019, Kevin Kelly – the editor of WIRED Magazine – published an article called “Mirrorworld”. […]


ARC Fellows: If We Must Die: Conversations about Grieving, Social Justice, Healing & Creating

ARC Fellows: If We Must Die: Conversations about Grieving, Social Justice, Healing & Creating Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle (Art Practice) & Ree Botts (African Diaspora Studies) If We Must Die: Conversations about Grieving, Social Justice, Healing & Creating is a proposal initiated by Department of Art Practice faculty Kenyatta […]


Art as Critique Conference

Art as Critique Conference Felix Rosen on ARC’s Art as Critique Conference on March 1, 2019 The Art as Critique Conference that took place on Friday, March 1st 2019, arose out of a series of collaborative discussions on the project of maintaining, claiming, and mobilizing art as political critique, as something wrapped up with ongoing global […]


Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res with Shuddhabrata Sengupta

Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res with Shuddhabrata Sengupta Felix Rosen on Kinetic Contemplation on November 7, 2018 How do we address the divided histories that define who we are? In November, 2018, Shuddhabrata Sengupta spoke about what it means to create art that addresses the entire human population. Representing Raqs Media Collective, a […]


Aruna D’Souza in conversation with Allan deSouza  

Aruna D’Souza in conversation with Allan deSouza Felix Rosen on Aruna D’Souza on September 21, 2018 After completing her masters and Ph.D in art history at New York University Aruna D’Souza began what would become an acclaimed career as a writer. In conversation with Allan deSouza the two talked about Aruna’s thoughts on art historical practice […]