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A World That Falls Apart in One Hour

December 3, 2015. UC Irvine students in Art 100: Experimental Media Performance presented an evening of interactive and performative installations in the school’s black box Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL). It was an exciting event, with a dozen unique projects inviting audience engagement in many different ways.  The students designed …

The Land Mark Show

EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge is currently showing work in The Land Mark Show at the Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe. The show’s major themes are human traces on the land, land use, and fractured utopian visions of nature. Three photographic panoramas from Professor LaFarge’s “Western Waters” series are …

Wikipedia summer editathon

EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge will be leading a Wikipedia editathon for new and experienced editors on Saturday, June 20th from noon to 5 pm at the Institute of Cultural Inquiry in Los Angeles. The focus of this editathon will be international women in the arts, and there will be …

Jesse Jackson talk at Harvard

April 22, 2015. EAD professor Jesse Colin Jackson gave a talk entitled “Radiant city, twice removed: Toronto’s tower neighborhoods, aesthetically considered” at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Professor Jackson  has been generating representations of Toronto’s tower neighborhoods since 2006. Jackson’s images evoke the designed and lived intensities of …

Panel on Wikipedia + Feminism

April 1, 2015. EAD professor Antoinette LaFage took  part in a panel on Wikipedia and feminism at the New School in New York, organized by Anne Balsamo. The topic was systemic gaps in participation in editing Wikipedia, where the editor base is currently 87% male. Other panelists included Marcea Decker …

Feminist encounters with Wikipedia

EAD faculty member Antoinette LaFarge is taking part in a panel entitled “Feminist Encounters with Wikipedia” at the New School, New York, on April 1, 2015. The topic is systemic gaps in participation in editing Wikipedia, where the editor base is currently 87% male. Unsurprisingly, consistent underrepresentation is also reflected …

Juan Rubio: “Spatia”

Graduate student Juan Rubio is presenting his thesis show in the School of the Arts’ Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL) on Friday, April 4, at 6:30 pm. “Spatia” is a telematic, interactive concert/installation using high-bandwidth Internet2 networks to connect the xMPL at the University of California, Irvine and the Centro …

A Different Engine

Art Department graduate student Silvie Deutsch is premiering a new media performance-installation project in UCI’s Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL). Entitled A Different Engine, this large-scale work investigates weaving as the foundation of modern technology. A Different Engine directs string to draw lines through space; in turn, mindless repetition amounts …

A Meditation on Plagues

The students in Antoinette LaFarge’s fall Design for Print class (Art 106c) are having an exhibition of the artist’s books they made hosted by Langson Library, thanks to Special Collections librarian Steve MacLeod, who has put up a page about the project here, with installation photos. The students’ challenge was …