Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series 2018–19

Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series 2018–19

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) at Willamette University

Aruni Dharmakirthi (MFA 2017), Fissures of the In-between, 2017. Installation view.

October 16, 2018
Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series 2018–19
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
Falcon Building
321 NW Glisan St, 6th floor
97209 Portland Oregon
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The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series 2018–19 at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) continues following its October kickoff, the 2018 Graduate Symposium Pedagogy: Engage, Critique, Inspire with keynote Allan deSouza and guest, Z Nicolazzo (livestream archive: here). Throughout the year, the series invites renowned visiting artists, designers, writers, critics, and scholars to campus to present on their research. All lectures and public programs are free and open to the public and unless otherwise noted are held at PNCA’s main campus building, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design at 511 NW Broadway.

Applications are now open for all of the programs of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies.

Will Rawls 
October 22, 6:30pm. Rawls is the 2018 Caldera Visiting Artist for the MFA in Visual Studies.
Will Rawls is a choreographer, performer, and writer exploring the instability of identity and form afforded by live performance. 

Annica Cuppetelli 
October 24, 6:30pm, 421 NE 10th Avenue, presented by MFA in Applied Craft + Design.
Annica Cuppetelli is a fiber/installation artist and fashion designer based in Detroit, MI who creates forms that evoke garments to question fashion’s complicated relationship with the female body and identity. 

Future Firm 
November 28, 6:30pm, 421 NE 10th Avenue, presented by MFA in Applied Craft + Design.
Founded by Craig Reschke and Ann Lui in 2015, the Chicago-based Future Firm’s architecture practice spans pop-up exhibition spaces, to residential and commercial buildings, to urban and territorial speculations. 

Suzy Halajian 
November 29, 6:30pm, presented by MFA in Visual Studies with the Disjecta Contemporary Arts Center.
Suzy Halajian is a curator and writer based in Los Angeles whose work begins at the intersection of art and politics, treating image making as steeped in colonial pasts and modern surveillance states. Her research centers on the legacies of trauma and conflict in experimental documentary and performance practices from the Middle East and North Africa and their diaspora. 

Becca Albee 
December 13, 6:30pm, presented by MFA in Visual Studies.
Becca Albee is a multimedia artist known for her photo-based conceptual art. Albee is a veteran of the 1990s “riot grrl” scene, a loose affiliation of women artists, writers, and musicians who merged punk rock’s rebellious DIY ethos with a commitment to feminism. 

Chris Kraus
January 24, 2019 6:30pm, co-presented by MA in Critical Studies and MFA in Visual Studies.
Chris Kraus is a Los Angeles–based writer, art critic, and editor whose novels include I Love Dick (1997), Torpor (2006), and Summer of Hate (2012). Her most recent book is After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography (2017). Along with Sylvère Lotringer and Hedi El Kholti, Kraus is co-editor of the influential publishing house Semiotext(e).

Wendy Red Star 
January 30, 2019, 6:30pm, 421 NE 10th Avenue, presented by MFA in Applied Craft + Design.
Raised on the Apsáalooke (Crow) reservation in Montana, Wendy Red Star works across disciplines to explore the intersections of Native American ideologies and colonialist structures. 

About Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies
The programs of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art celebrate and support the development of experimental, interdisciplinary, and collaborative creative practices through meaningful faculty-student relationships, engaging seminars, and mentor-guided studio practice. 

Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies, Chair, Aeron Bergman / MFA in Collaborative Design/MA in Design Systems, Director, Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies, MK Guth / MA in Critical Studies, Chair, Shawna Lipton / MFA in Print Media, Chair, Matthew Letzelter / MFA in Visual Studies, Chair, Peter Simensky / MFA in Applied Craft + Design (offered jointly with Oregon College of Art and Craft), Chair, Sara Huston / Dual MA/MFA

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