Student Achievements Mo-Z

Taliesin Thomas

  • Presented paper "Emptiness the Womb of Compassion: Artistic Voids as the Space of Becoming", The 12th Annual Meeting of The Comparative & Continental Philosophy Circle, Arizona State University, March 30-April 1, 2017
  • Invited to lecture on contemporary Chinese Art at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, November 2016
  • Invited to sit on an academic panel "In Discussion: Ai Weiwei in Contemporary China" at The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA in conjunction with the Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, PA, August 2016
  • Invited to present “Ai Weiwei and Social Activism in the Digital Age” at the “Artivism: Art + Activism Across Cultures” conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, March 2016
  • Delivered Independent Study paper from Spring 2015 titled "The Light of Nothingness: Existential Reverberations in Contemporary Art" at the The Inventions of Light / Les inventions de la lumière conference at the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, February 2016
  • Served as a Moderator for two panels: "Eating at the Feast," and "Literary Feast" at Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition Conference (PACT) 7th annual meeting, Seattle University, September 24-26, 2015, Seattle, WA
  • Published Independent Study paper from Fall 2014 titled "Context, Challenge, Conversion: Chinese Feminism via Contemporary Art" in the upcoming issue of Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Fall 2015
  • Published article  “The Post-human Internet Dimension: Ai Weiwei and Cao Fei Online” in the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, September 2014
  • Invited to deliver a paper on Ai Weiwei at the academic conference “Unruly Engagements: On the Social Turn in Contemporary Art and Design” at the Cleveland Institute of Art, November 2014