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IDSVA Makes a Strong Showing at Two Major Art Conferences this October

We are pleased to announce nine IDSVA students and alumni presenting at two major art conferences this October, some at both conferences: SECAC at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 Clockwise from top left: Jeff Siemers, Paige Lunde, Neely Patton, Jason Hoelscher, Mary Mazurek, Kathryn McFadden, Jonathan Morgan, Kalia Brooks, Angela Whitlock (in the center).

Clockwise from top left: Jeff Siemers, Paige Lunde, Neely Patton, Jason Hoelscher, Mary Mazurek, Kathryn McFadden, Jonathan Morgan, Kalia Brooks, Angela Whitlock (in the center).

Angela Whitlock 
Cohort '16
Paper at MACAA: "The Virtu-Real"
 Paper at SECAC: "The Inescapable within a Seemingly Escapist Utopia: How Consumerism is Ingrained within Virtual Reality"

Jason Hoelscher
Alumnus 2018
Co-Chair of Panel at SECAC: Art and Aesthetics in an Era of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Art: The Future Will Be the Now, or Will It?
Paper at SECAC: "Ten Theses on Art and Artificial Intelligence"

Paige Lunde
PhD Candidate
Chair of Panel at SECAC: Our Problem with the Concept of Time
Paper at SECAC: "The Educational Apparatus: Our Problem with Time"
Chair of Panel at MACAA: Virtual Repeatability
Paper at MACAA: "Detachment and Reduction: Our Changing Orientation Toward Technology"

Kalia Brooks
Alumnus 2017
Paper at SECAC: "Lil' Kim and Baudelaire: Ayana Evans's Exhibitionist Takeover in Operation Catsuit"

Kathryn McFadden
Alumnus 2017
Chair of Panel at SECAC: AMBUSHED! Pussy Grabs Back, Y'all: Exhibitionism in Art and Performance
Paper at SECAC: "An Aesthetic of Anxiety: Art, Pussy and Philosophy"

Jonathan Morgan
PhD Candidate
Paper at MACAA: "Fabricated Fear: Artists, Technology and Manual Labor"
Chair of Panel at SECAC: Is This Mic On? Considering Humor

Mary Mazurek
PhD Candidate
Paper at SECAC: "Everything Plus the Kitchen Sink: A Brief History of Noise in Art and Music"

Jeff Siemers
PhD Candidate
Paper at SECAC:"The Subversive Event: Overturning Institutionalized Identities through Difference"

Neely Patton
Cohort '16
Paper at SECAC: "Filtering Art, Filtering Self: Through the Lens of the Selfie"