The Art & Society course final critique marks the culmination of the Spring 2017 semester, with faculty and students in attendance, presenting the final projects of the Art & Society course and offering constructive criticism and feedback.
Spring 2017 Students include:
Join us for the end-of-semester exhibition opening this Saturday from 4-6pm with artworks and creative writing from the students of the Siena School for Liberal Arts and the Siena Art Institute!
The exhibit will remain on view to the public from Monday to Wednesday (July 15-17) from 10:30 to 6pm but Saturday is the big event. We look forward to seeing you all there!
A great team! Our wonderful group of Spring 2017 students in the Art & Society course, getting ready for Saturday’s exhibit opening event. Thanks to Noreen for the photo op idea 🙂
3 DAYS to the Siena Art Institute and Siena School for Liberal Arts students’ FINAL EXHIBITION OPENING!
Young artists from USA, Pakistan, Albania, Sweden will show original works inspired by their Sienese experience. Don’t miss it!
May 13th, Via Tommaso Pendola 37 (SI), from 4,00 to 6,00 P.M.
At the crystal workshop ColleVilca in Colle Val d’Elsa near Siena, getting some footage of the fascinating process of creating pieces of blown and cast crystal for a current work-in-progress of student Julia for the Art & Society course! Many thanks for the staff of Collevilca for being so welcoming, collaborative, and friendly!
#studyabroad #crystal #glass #factory #collevaldelsa
As we look ahead to our end-of-semester exhibition (Saturday May 13th 4-6pm) we are diving into brainstorming for our Final Projects. Below are some references we have been looking for themes of memory, responding to space, and approaches to art-making in the context of our Final Project development:
Footage of 1987 conference with French philosopher Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) speaking about “What is the Creative Act” (transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tmNNe5YTnTwr8itJaUrXnnwWBpkRx0qbTh4ZNsMtclQ/edit?hl=en)
Overview of Italian Futurism (1909-1944): http://exhibitions.guggenheim.org/futurism/
Interviews with Gabriele Orozco (Mexican artist, born 1962) on art:21 https://art21.org/artist/gabriel-orozco/
Exploring the work of Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986) and his film Nostalghia (1983): http://people.ucalgary.ca/~tstronds/nostalghia.com/
Insight from Rebecca Solnit: rebeccasolnit.net/