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It’s About Time! Session 5

It’s About Time! Session 5

This week’s contributing blogger, Dylan Lorenz, is a recent graduate from the NYU MIAP (Moving Image Archiving and Preservation) program. He has interned at the AFS Archives, NYU Fales Library, Cineric, Inc., as well as with the Simon Preston Gallery. His graduate thesis focused on creating a conservation plan for Amie Siegel’s 2015 multi-component, time-based media installation, Double Negative…. Read more »

It’s About Time! Session 3

It’s About Time! Session 3

This week’s contributing author, Ricardo dos Santos Almeida Nunes, is a recent graduate in computer science at NYU and is pursuing a career in data journalism. He is from Brazil and enjoys exploring the intersection between art, culture, and technology. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with the NYU/IFA Conservation Center’s Symposium “It’s About… Read more »

It’s About Time! Session 2

It’s About Time! Session 2

This week’s contributing blogger, Lia Kramer, is a third-year graduate student at the Institute of Fine Arts’ Conservation Center at New York University pursuing an MS in the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and an MA in the History of Art and Archaeology. She will complete her fourth year of study as an intern with… Read more »

Documenting Artist Intent at the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center in Havana

Documenting Artist Intent at the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center in Havana

This week’s contributing writer, Salomé García, is a professional visual artist who received her BA specializing in conservation from the University of Arts ISA in Havana, after doing internships at the National Center for Conservation, Restoration and Museology in Havana, at RLA Conservation in Miami and Los Angeles, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. She… Read more »

Authenticity in Installation Art

Authenticity in Installation Art

This week’s contributing author, Joy Bloser, is an objects conservator specialized in modern and contemporary art and is the David Booth Fellow in Sculpture Conservation at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. She earned her dual master’s degrees in art conservation and art history from The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and bachelor’s degree in… Read more »

Life’s Stages: A Conversation

Life’s Stages: A Conversation

This week’s blog post is contributed by Karen Kaapcke, Alan Moverman, and Robert Bunkin. Karen Kaapcke is a painter based in New York City and France. Her paintings and drawings have been exhibited in NYC, across the country, and internationally, and her work has received numerous awards and is in many private collections. Alan Moverman is… Read more »

SOCIAL REALISM AND SOCIAL PRACTICE

SOCIAL REALISM AND SOCIAL PRACTICE

This week’s contributing writer, Francesca Brusa, is a curator and author in contemporary art. She is currently PhD researcher in Art History, focusing on the understanding of production processes and hidden labour in contemporary art and society. She is based between Zürich and Milano.    Workers in the collective, physical effort of production: like ghosts, they… Read more »

VoCA Summit

VoCA Summit

This week’s returning author, Charlotte Meyer, was born in England, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, N.Y. She completed her undergraduate degree in Textiles from Nottingham Trent University in 1989, and graduated from Pratt Institute with honors in Sculpture and Liberal Arts. She is currently represented by Opus Projects, is an Artist Guide at… Read more »

How an Online Museum Becomes a Community

How an Online Museum Becomes a Community

This week’s contributing writer, Betsy Andersen, is founding Executive Director of Museo Eduardo Carrillo. She received her BA in studio art and studied under Eduardo Carrillo in the 70s.   “Seen/UnSeen- Stories into Creativity” is a documentary by Director Wallace Boss focused on the artistic process of three California Central Coast artists: Doyle Foreman (sculptor), Edward Ramirez… Read more »

Truth on Ice

Truth on Ice

The week’s contributing blogger, Ting-Yu Lin, is a graduate student from New York University’s Visual Arts Administration program with a focus on Not-for-profit Management. Her interests in the arts lie at the intersection of critical studies, social justice, and curatorial practice.   Striving to comment on our current sociopolitical landscape—one complicated by ideas such as… Read more »

Imaginary Country by Daniel González

Imaginary Country by Daniel González

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 »