Curatorial Practice Thesis Symposium

April 30, 2011 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus

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Candidates in the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice offer presentations of their thesis work to their peers, advisors, and community. These theses engage a diverse range of subjects and represent the culmination of a year of study, research, thinking, and writing at the cutting edge of the curatorial field.

Panel One, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Erin Fletcher, Mining the Boundaries: Ariadne's Three Weeks in May
Amanda Hunt, On Life Performance and Invasion Performance: Eleanor Antin's Black Ballerina and Lorraine O'Grady's Mlle Bourgeosie Noire
David Kasprzak, When It All Falls Apart: An Analysis of Harald Szeemann's "Happening & Fluxus"
Benoit Antille, "Hon—en katedral": Beyond Pontus Hultén's Theater of Inclusiveness

Panel Two, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Susannah Magers, Marked As Such: Feminism and Identity Politics in 1970s Feminist Filmmaking
Charles Moffett, Freeze and City Racing, A Case Study: How the International Art World has Diminished the Role of Local Movements
Michele Fiedler, Becoming Information: The Mediatic Permutations of COUM Transmissions and Throbbing Gristle
Liz Glass, Low and Warped: The Total Art of Destroy All Monsters