Posts Tagged: community

Knocking on Mnemosyne’s Door: Part 2

This week’s returning author, Marshall Reese, is an artist working in new technologies, video, installations, artists books and limited editions. He has worked in collaboration with Nora Ligorano as LigoranoReese for over two decades. This blog post is part of periodic series from contributor Marshall Reese that focuses on “outsider archivists,” people who highlight the tensions… Read more »

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF MUSEUMS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE NORTON MUSEUM

VoCA, Norton Museum, The Art of Visual Intelligence

This week’s contributing author, Monica Leveckis, is a graduating senior from Northeastern University and is majoring in Accounting with a minor in Art History. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Spring 2019 Honors seminar, The Art of Visual Intelligence at Northeastern University. This interdisciplinary… Read more »

#WhatsupArgentina Mi Casa Tu Casa

VoCA, Daniel González, Mi Casa Tu Casa,

This week’s returning writer, Elena Girelli, is project manager at Studio Daniel González, NY & Verona, Italy. She oversees the project planning and development of large-scale public artworks, performances, and shows of the studio. She received a masters degree in arts management at University of Bologna, which was then followed by a four-year term collaboration with… Read more »

Imaginary Country by Daniel González

VoCA, Imaginary Country, Daniel Gonzalez

This week’s returning writer, Elena Girelli, is project manager at Studio Daniel González, NY & Verona, Italy. She oversees the project planning and development of large-scale public artworks, performances, and shows of the studio. She received a masters degree in arts management at University of Bologna, which was then followed by a four-year term collaboration with… Read more »

APPROACHES TO THE CONSERVATION OF CONTEMPORARY MURALS: Jessica Ford

VoCA murals Jessica Ford

This week’s contributing writer, Jessica Ford, is the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Paintings Conservation at the Brooklyn Museum, holding the position since graduating from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation in 2014.   When I grew up in downtown Indianapolis, my family regularly drove north to the suburbs for everything from church… Read more »

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: Veronica Werckmeister

VoCA, contemporary art, murals, Vitoria-Gasteiz

This week’s contributing writer, Veronica Werckmeister, is an artist living in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. She is the co-founder and director of Itinerario Muralistico de Vitoria-Gasteiz (est. 2007). Her artistic practice is characterized by community involvement and socio-political engagement, usually in the form of public murals.   I once called community art “the ugly duckling of the… Read more »