“art: 21” Preview of Season 6

Join The School of Communications Photography program in a preview of art: 21– Premier of season six, of the award winning PBS series before it airs later this year.

What: Art: 21

  • Art in the Twenty-First Century
  • Season Six of the Peabody Award Winning Documentary Series
When: Thursday April 5, 2012
Where: 154 Lake Superior Hall
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Please join us in previewing and discussing two of the segments from season 6!
History: Marina Abramovic-  Since the beginning of her career in Belgrade during the early 1970s, Marina Abramoviç has pioneered the use of Performance as a visual art form. The body has always been both her subject and medium. Exploring the physical and mental limits of her being, she has withstood pain, exhaustion, and danger in the quest for emotional and spiritual transformation.
Change: Catherine Opie- Working between conceptural and documentary approaches to image making. Catherine Opie investigates the ways in which photographs both document and give voice to social phenomena in America today.
This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served between episodes, during the discussion.