Student Projects

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Exhibition shot featuring posed human legs coming out from behind a pedestal with a head-shaped sculpture on it

McClain Groff

Choreopolitics juxtaposes the work of multidisciplinary artists Brendan Fernandes and nibia pastrana santiago, who use dance to resist, heal, and connect. Both previously trained in ballet, yet now they invert the style’s demands for spectacle, grace, and the illusion of ease. Fernandes reshapes and expands ballet through classical technique and experimental movement that challenge social and … Continue reading “McClain Groff”

Exhibition shot featuring a chair on a pedestal and some drawings of shoes against a grey wall.

Destinee Filmore, Jordan Horton, and Nicholas Liou

Borrowing a term from DJ culture, “Remixing” describes WCMA curators’ process of selecting objects from the collection that highlight multivalent correspondences between form and meaning in art. Although we have chosen works from many chronological periods and geographical areas, the museum’s holdings are in perpetual transition as we acquire new objects and conduct new research. The continuing COVID-19 pandemic … Continue reading “Destinee Filmore, Jordan Horton, and Nicholas Liou”

Interior of Nolan's exhibition featuring red walls and wall-mounted pieces at a distance

Nolan Jimbo

Close to You was organized during the earliest months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening a year into this crisis, the exhibition invites audiences to reflect upon kinship in the wake of loss — of life, of normalcy, of togetherness — with the hope of providing a space for respite and renewal, even if only for a … Continue reading “Nolan Jimbo”