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Fall 2021 in AFVS

August 9, 2021

 

This Fall 2021, the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies will offer courses in  Studio Art and Filmmaking, including  photography, animation, video art, painting, drawing, printmaking, sound, and sculpture, as well as film and visual studies, critical theory, and the study of the built environment. To view our full list of courses, visit our Courses page, and see a few highlights below. 

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Young Joo Lee and Sarah Jenkins awarded MacDowell Residencies

July 28, 2021

AFVS Visiting Lecturer Young Joo Lee and Teaching Assistant Sarah Jenkins have been awarded MacDowell Residencies for the summer of 2021. They are two of 47 artists from 13 states and three countries representing seven artistic disciplines. These highly competitive residencies were originally scheduled for 2020 and rescheduled due to the COVID pandemic. Read more on...

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Dominga Sotomayor premieres The Year of the Everlasting Storm at the Cannes Film Festival

July 26, 2021

Visiting Faculty member Dominga Sotomayor traveled to France to premiere The Year of the Everlasting Storm, directed by Sotomayor along with Jafar Panahi, Anthony Chen, Malik Vitthal, Laura Poitras, David Lowery, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul, at the Cannes Film Festival. From the Festival website:

"A love letter to cinema, shot across the US,...

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David Joselit's book Heritage and Debt: Art in Globalization wins the 2021 Robert Motherwell Book Award

June 16, 2021

AFVS Faculty member Prof. David Joselit’s book Heritage and Debt: Art in Globalization has won the 2021 Robert Motherwell Book Award from the Dedalus Foundation.

From the Dedalus Foundation website:

The winner of the 2021 Robert Motherwell Book Award is Heritage and Debt: Art in Globalization (Harvard University Press) by David Joselit.

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