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4/11

Lynette Wallworth: Collisions

Lynette Wallworth is an Australian artist known for her immersive multimedia installations, which focus on the interactivity between humans and the natural world. Her most recent work is Collisions, a virtual reality investigation into the first contact between an indigenous Australian …

12/2

Tomashi Jackson Artist Lecture

Public lecture by artist Tomashi Jackson, sponsored by the Art Department. Jackson will speak about her new work, The Subliminal is Now, in which she utilizes painting, photography, video, and fibers in order to investigate and visualize the relationships between …

10/13

Lecture by Shawn Michelle Smith: “Looking Forward and Looking Back: Rashid Johnson and Frederick Douglass on Photography”

This talk comes from Smith’s book in progress, Photographic Returns, which examines contemporary photographers who look back to moments in U.S. history that also became important in the history of photography. Shawn Smith is both a leading photography scholar and …

4/26

Art Department Colloquium: Christopher Heuer

Art Department Faculty Colloquium Christopher Heuer, Acting Director, Research and Academic Program, Clark Art Institute presents “The Savage Episteme.” In 1566 two Inuit captured in Greenland, clad in sealskin and tattoos, were put on public display in the Netherlands. An …

3/1

Art Department Colloquium: Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen

Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen, Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art, presents Art Department Faculty Colloquium “Beethoven’s Farewell”: The Creative Genius “in the Claws of the Secession.” This talk is drawn from a larger research project that examines a …

5/12

Sharon Rotbard Lecture – White City Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa

Lecture by Sharon Rotbard, Israeli architect, author, and publisher. The history of Tel Aviv, presented for a moment as an architectural history, can be seen as a part of a wider process in which the physical shaping of Tel Aviv and …

3/10

Artist talk: Vitaly Komar

Vitaly Komar, conceptual artist, will talk about his artistic path, his works and his evolving concept of artistic collaboration. His talk is entitled “Word and Image: My experience of being an artist in Soviet Russia and in the West.” Thursday, March …

4/12

Nick Cave

Get acquainted with the art of Nick Cave as he shares his vision of how objects can provoke vital exchanges about class, race, and identity. This discussion will offer a preview of Cave’s most ambitious installation to date: Until, an exhibition and performance space scheduled to …

12/16

Art Department Faculty Colloquium: Heeryoon Shin

Painting the Town Jain: Re-imagining Sacred Space in Nineteenth-century India The city of Banaras is best known as an ancient Hindu pilgrimage center, praised for its holy temples built along the Ganges River. This talk, however, will explore an extensive …

12/1

Art Department 1960’s Scholars Event: Jason and Shirley

There will be a screening of the 2015 docudrama Jason and Shirley by Stephen Winter. His film critically reimagines the 12-hour-long making of the 1967 documentary Portrait of Jason, in which the black, gay hustler and cabaret artist Jason Holliday …

9/30

Jeff Speck: “Walkable City” Annual Whitney Stoddard Memorial Lecture

Speck, a graduate of Williams College, is a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for more walkable cities. He served as director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007. “Walkable City” was …

5/1

Patrick Dougherty Lecture

Friday, May 1 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm Lawrence Hall, 231 15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Williamstown, MA 01267 Patrick Dougherty, a sculptor who specializes in site specific installations, will be coming to campus on Friday, May 1.  Dougherty combines his carpentry …