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The School of Art’s Visiting Lecture Series

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$2,000
40%
Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
13 Donors
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Project ended on August 01, at 08:00 AM MST
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Reminder: Xiaoyu Weng Lecture Details

October 05, 2020

We hope you will join our Art Lecture Series on October 6th with Xiaoyu Weng. Please see our link below with details on how to join.

 

Xiaoyu Weng

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 5:30pm (Arizona)

https://nau.zoom.us/j/7665585656

Zoom Meeting ID: 766 558 5656

Passcode: 111

 

 

Reminder: Jon Rubin Lecture Details

September 23, 2020

We hope you will join our Art Lecture Series on September 24th with Jon Rubin. Please see our link below with details on how to join.

 

Jon Rubin

Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:30pm (Arizona)

https://nau.zoom.us/j/7665585656

Zoom Meeting ID: 766 558 5656

Passcode: 111

 

 

Lecture Series Update

September 15, 2020

Thank you for supporting the School of Art Lecture Series this summer. We are excited to announce that we have confirmed the dates and details for our two lecturers! We hope you will join our virtual series. Please see the details below on how you can join us. Contact Jaewook Lee  if you have any questions about access the lectures.

 

 

Jon Rubin

Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:30pm (Arizona)

https://nau.zoom.us/j/7665585656

Zoom Meeting ID: 766 558 5656

Passcode: 111

 

Xiaoyu Weng

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 5:30pm (Arizona)

https://nau.zoom.us/j/7665585656

Zoom Meeting ID: 766 558 5656

Passcode: 111

Two guest lecturers confirmed

July 15, 2020

Thanks to your support, we are pleased to share that two internationally renowned figures in the field of visual art have confirmed to be part of the NAU School of Art Visiting Lecture Series in Fall 2020. Also, since the Covid-19 cases have continued to increase, we have decided to move our lecture series online. We hope to share the dates and times of the events with you all soon. This has been possible thanks to generous donations from supporters like you!

 

Our confirmed guest lecturers are Jon Rubin (Visual artist and MFA director at Carnegie Mellon University) and Xiaoyu Weng (Associate curator at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC). See more about Jon and Xiaoyu below.

Lecturer Xiaoyu Weng

July 15, 2020

Xiaoyu Weng is an Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. At the Guggenheim, she has curated the highly acclaimed exhibitions Tales of Our Time (2016-17) and One Hand Clapping (2018). Previously, she served as the founding director of the Kadist Art Foundation’s Asia Programs (San Francisco/Paris); as program director of the Asian Contemporary Art Consortium in San Francisco; and as a curator at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts at the California College of the Arts (CCA). In the past ten years, Weng has organized numerous exhibitions and programs internationally. Most recently, she curated the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art (2019) in Yekaterinburg, Russia, and the exhibition Neither Black / Red / Yellow Nor Woman (2019-2020, co-curated with Nikita Yingqian Cai), the first act in a trilogy, at Times Art Center in Berlin. Weng is the recipient of the 2017 Visionary Awards, where are presented by Art in General, New York, to highlight the work that champions the transformative power of art and that nurtures and supports diverse artistic talents. Weng was selected for her innovative leadership and singular contribution to the field. She was also the winner of the eighth edition of Premio Lorenzo Bonald per L’arte Enterprize for international curators in 2015. In 2018, she was a visiting faculty member of CCS Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art in New York. She is a guest editor of the column e-flux in Chinese for the bilingual publication Heichi. 

 

Lecturer Jon Rubin

July 15, 2020

Jon Rubin is an interdisciplinary artist who creates interventions into public life that re-imagine individual, group and institutional behavior. He has exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Mercosul Biennial, Brazil; the Shanghai Biennial; the Carnegie International, The Lyon Biennale; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver; the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, New York; Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City; Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden; Sazmanab Center for Contemporary Art, Tehran; as well as in backyards, in living rooms, and on street corners. Rubin has received awards from the Art Matters Foundation, the Creative Work Fund, Americans for the Arts, the Creative Capital Award and was a finalist for the International Award for Participatory Art. He recently collaborated with artist Lenka Clayton on projects for the Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York and the 15th edition of The Lyon Biennale. He is currently collaborating with Iranian-based artist Sohrab Kashani on a project situated in both Tehran and Pittsburgh titled The Other Apartment. Jon is an Associate Professor and Graduate Director in the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University.

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