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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 »

Visualizing Research: Turkey’s Participation in International Biennials

Visualizing Research: Turkey’s Participation in International Biennials

This week’s contributing blogger, Ilhan Ozan, is a writer and curator based in New York. He is currently pursuing his graduate studies at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. His research focuses on Turkey’s participation in international biennials between 1955 and 1987.   The field of digital humanities is increasingly becoming a more useful… Read more »

The Life-Cycle of a Software-Based Work of Art

The Life-Cycle of a Software-Based Work of Art

This week, we have two contributing authors: Mia Matthias and Michelle Liu. Mia Matthias is a Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Modern Art and the Studio Museum in Harlem. A graduate of New York University with a degree in Anthropology and Linguistics, and a minor in Web Programming and Applications, Mia focuses on the… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Tara Sabharwal

CALL/VoCA Talk: Tara Sabharwal

This week’s contributing 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 »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Mario Martinez

CALL/VoCA Talk: Mario Martinez

This week’s contributing author, Athena LaTocha, is an artist whose monumental works on paper explore the tenuous relationship between man-made and natural landscapes. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, she’s had her work shown across the country including a solo exhibition at the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum of Contemporary Native Arts this year. LaTocha lives… Read more »

Contemporary Art: A Conservation Challenge

Contemporary Art: A Conservation Challenge

This week’s contributing writer, Teresa Krasny, is a London-based art advisor and curator of a private collection. She is also a member of the steering committee of the European chapter of the Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA).   The European chapter of the Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA) held a conference in London… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Gwen Fabricant

CALL/VoCA Talk: Gwen Fabricant

This week’s contributing blogger, Alicia Ehni, is a multidisciplinary artist and the editor of the IAP Newsletter for New York Foundation for the Arts. Alicia interviews immigrant artists and administrators whose work has a direct impact on their community.   On September 14, 2017 artist Gwen Fabricant met with freelance conservator and VoCA Program Committee… Read more »

Grow Food, Make Art

Grow Food, Make Art

This week’s contributing writer, Amanda McDonald Crowley, is a New York- based Australian cultural worker and curator, operating as Public Art Action. She has a long history of working at the intersection of art, science, and technology, and over the last decade, also a deep interest in the intersection of art, food, and technology.   Juanli Carrión’s most… Read more »

Fabrication and Disintegration in Contemporary Art

Fabrication and Disintegration in Contemporary Art

This week’s contributing writer, Nina Quabeck, worked as a conservator at the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf from 2003 till 2015 before embarking on her doctoral research as part of NACCA (New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art), a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network funded  by the European Union H2020 Programme. She is based at the University of Glasgow,… Read more »