News

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

INSTALLATION ARRAY Monolithography, Or Me, my friends and ( I I - ) Laurids Andersen Sonne August 28 – September 15, 2017 Opening reception Thursday, August 31, 2017, 4 PM Fragments of summer time spent in the saddle of a faded-blue cyclepro blizzard, between; chanterelles, smoked herring on rye, birdwatching, a birthday party in a Mauritanian nomad tent, listening for the elusive... read more »

Daïchi Saïto, Engram of Returning
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

This symposium intends to probe more closely into how the complex processes of current modes of cultural production and reception involve the immediate and deep pasts. Technological obsolescence, the physical archive, and the contemporary artist’s reengagement with pre-digital technologies are a few of the topics that will be explored during four panel sessions, featuring contemporary artists, whose new work exploits older or analog technologies... read more »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

How art history scholar Caroline Bruzelius used technology to create and improve her iconic Gothic cathedrals course DURHAM — Your mom may be cool, but did she ever strap you to her chest and carry you to the top of Notre Dame Cathedral? Caroline Bruzelius, as an assistant art history professor at Duke, did just that in 1986 when her son Anders was just three weeks old. Bruzelius had just received permission to scale the... read more »

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

By Adam Beyer | The Chronicle | Monday, March 27 2017 When it opens in January, the new Duke Arts Center will add thousands of square feet to expand the University’s arts programming. The Chronicle got an early look at the... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

This fall, Elisabeth Narkin (PhD ’17) will begin a position as a post-doctoral fellow in spatial humanities at Rice University's Humanities Research Center in Houston, Texas. While at Rice, Narkin will teach a Humanities Design Studio course, advance her book project, "Constructing Dynasty: Architecture and the French Royal Family," and participate in the scholarly life of the Research Center.... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Pinar Yoldas, The Kitty AI: Artificial Intelligence for Governance, 2016, video still Pinar Yoldas (PhD, ’17) presented the USA debut screening of The Kitty AI : Artificial Intelligence for Governance (2016) at the Upfor Gallery at Transfer, New York on May 6 and May 13, 2017. “It is year 2039. An artificial intelligence with the affective capacities of a kitten becomes the first non-human governor. She leads a politician-free... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Entangled Encryptions 2, a unique multi-color woodblock print by Merrill Shatzman, professor of the practice of visual arts, has been selected for inclusion in the Hida-Takayama Contemporary Woodblock-Prints Triennale 2017 Japan. Shatzman is one of two American printmakers represented in the group of twenty artists included in the Triennale from different countries. Her woodblock print is part of the fifty-nine works that will be... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Paper Hat Game, a collaboration between Raquel Salvatella de Prada, assistant professor of the practice of visual arts, and Torry Bend, associate professor of the practice of theater studies, has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience. The nomination was announced on April 27 and is based on performances that took place at The Tank/ 3-Legged Dog in New York in June and July of 2016. Nomination... read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tom Rankin, Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY, 2011. Tom Rankin, professor of the practice of art and documentary studies, published “First Saturday in May” in the online journal Southern Cultures.  Published  before the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6, 2017, Rankin shared memories of a lifetime attending the "greatest two minutes in sports.” read more »

Monday, June 26, 2017

Italy-Vulci 3D Flyover The work of the Dig@Lab, directed by Maurizio Forte, William and Sue Gross Professor of Classical Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies, was featured in “Seeing Seven Centuries from Above,” part of a series of essays on drone technology in research, “Research from a New Point of View,” in Duke Stories. Forte leads a team, including AAHVS doctoral student Katherine McCusker, who was quoted in the... read more »

Pages