IDSVA News

Look for IDSVA at SECAC (Southeastern College Art Conference)

At this year's SECAC Conference in Roanoke, VA (October 20-22, 2016) IDSVA will be represented by:

  • Dr. Simonetta Moro (IDSVA Director) will co-chair a panel with Rebecca Hackemann, Vision Machines and Pre-Cinematic Optical Devices: Panoramas, Stereoscopes and Places of Otherness. She also has an artwork in the juried exhibition at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University.
  • Dr. Gregory Blair (alumnus) will present the paper "Place-Produced Thought and the Agency of Place" as part of the Regionalist Globalism: Considering the Process of Locality panel, chaired byAlissa de Wit-Paul.
  • Dr. Heather E. Dunn (alumna) will present the paper "Street Art, Political Activism, and Surveillance," for the panel The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Street Art, Installations and Performance: Art as Vehicles for Political and Social Change, chaired by Eric Schruers. 
  • Deborah A. Bouchette (PhD candidate) will present the paper "Line as the Essence of Becoming-Artist," in the session Philosophic Formalism, chaired by Anthony Morris.
  • Susan Johnson (PhD candidate) will present the paper "Making Space: The Dessein of en Plein Air Painting -  Simultaneity in Monet's Nymphéas de l'Orangerie," in the session Philosophic Formalism, chaired by Anthony Morris. Susan Johnson has received a Gulnar Bosch Travel Award.
  • Angelalynn Dunlop (PhD candidate) will present the paper "Technological Metamorphosis" in the session The Body As A Canvas: Exploring the Art of Body Modification, Chaired by Christopher LeClere.
  • Mary Mazurek (PhD candidate) will chair the session Sound-Art and Subjectivity: Pushing the Boundaries of Art and Music, and present the paper "Noise Music: The Transduction of Abjection." 
  • Jason Hoelscher (PhD candidate) will present the paper "Sonic Instauration and the Contextural Subject" in the panel chaired by Mary Mazurek.
  • Jennifer Rissler (PhD candidate) will chair the panel Limitations and Artistic Practice: Toward a Philosophical Reexamination. Three of the five panelists are IDSVA PhD candidates:
    • Gabriel Reed will present the paper "Lucio Fontana's Spatialism: The Work of Plasticity in the Ceramics Aesthetic";
    • Keren Moscovitch will present the paper "Thee Sublime: Orgasm as Poetic Resistance in the Works of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Thee Temple ov PsychickYouth";
    • Jeff Siemers will present the paper "Beings Toward Suicide: An Intersubjective Approach to the Artwork of On Kawara."