Alfredo Jaar, one of the foremost international artists of our times, delivered this year’s honorary degree recipient address at a warm and celebratory graduation ceremony at the Eventi Hotel in New York during the winter residency. Jaar ended his talk with a curious slide – an image of himself wandering about on a New York street corner wearing a billboard emblazoned with the words “Teach us to Outgrow Our Madness.”Read More
Stay up to date with out newsletter! In the Spring 2015 newsletter we discuss the following; An Interview with Dr. Ted Coons, Alfredo Jaar speaks at the IDSVA Commencement, The First Annual IDSVA Student Exhibition and much more!
The 2015 New York residency was peppered with visits to the finest collections and museums, punctuated by top shelf galleries and exhibition. The crowning jewel of the week, however, was cohort 13’s visit to Simonetta Moro’s rooftop artist’s studio in DUMBO.Read More
As a newbie Septemberist, I couldn’t think of a more perfect re-introduction to NYC than the IDSVA New York Residency 2015. I felt blessed to finally meet the faculty, staff, cohorts ’14 and ’13 while co-creating a continuous conversation of heartfelt inquiry throughout morning coffee and paper presentations (shout-out to the endless supply of lifesaver mints).Read More
Gallery visits are one of the great components of IDSVA’s residencies. During the New York City residency, students spend the mornings presenting their research and their understanding of the role of the artist-philosopher, and in the afternoons they are able to visit some of the best museums in the world.Read More