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Department of Art Visiting Speaker Series: Ilona Gaynor

112 Center for the Arts (Screening Room)

Ilona Gaynor works across photography, narrative texts, schemata, objects and film. Her work is drawn from the methods and histories of a wide range of research and disciplines: from design, architecture, literature, theatre and cinema, to the histories of labour, forensic science, risk management and insurance. Using the language and methods from non-visual enterprises such […]

Scholars@Hallwalls: Lewis Powell, “Style vs. Substance in Early Modern Philosophy”

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Please join us in the cinema space at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center! John Locke called figurative language and the art of rhetoric an abuse of language used "for nothing else but to insinuate wrong ideas, move the passions, and thereby mislead the judgment".  Meanwhile, the 17th and 18th centuries were a flourishing time for a […]

Scholars@Hallwalls: Colleen Culleton, “Spain Connected: Global Citizenship in Spain’s Twenty-First Century”

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Please join us in the cinema space at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center! Exploring fiction and film from Spain’s twenty-first century, Culleton is interested in the forces of the globalized world that bring people together. Some of us acknowledge global connectedness in an empirical sense, through the science of climate change, for example. Some acknowledge human […]

Scholars@Hallwalls: Maximilian Goldfarb, “Remote Viewing”

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Please join us in the cinema space at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center! Goldfarb will present his project ‘Remote Viewing’. Beginning as a publication of observational writing, this object-based inquiry is derived from the margins of found photographic source material; documents of tools, equipment, and devices that mediate our interactions with our environments. As a sculptural project, Remote Viewing explores the relationship […]

Scholars@Hallwalls: Miriam Paeslack, “Locating Museum Engagement: The Oakland Museum of California”

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY

Please join us in the cinema space at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center! In this talk, The Oakland Museum of California serves as a prism to explore the concept of engagement in museum theory and practice. Often invoked by museum marketers, engagement’s deeper socio-cultural dimensions and the evolution of this term and concept are under-explored. The Oakland Museum, founded in 1969 as an interdisciplinary museum for its urban community, has […]