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Activist and SAIC alum Tania Bruguera's (MFA 2001, HON 2016) latest installation of her exhibition, 10,143,210, tackles government censorship and the campaign to release photographer Shahidul Alam from prison.

October 29, 2018

Several SAIC alums and faculty have participated in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Gallery 400's current exhibition, Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today.

October 15, 2018

This year's Hyundai Commission at Tate Modern features an interactive art installation by political activist, artist, and SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016). 

October 2, 2018
Design concept rendering for Trevor Paglen: Orbital Reflector, co-produced and presented by the Nevada Museum of Art. Courtesy of Trevor Paglen and Nevada Museum of Art. 2017 | Courtesy "PBS News Hour"

PBS Newshour reports on Trevor Pagelen's (MFA 2002) Orbital Reflector, which will orbit the earth, reflect the sun, and eventually disintegrate, as an object of no military value in space.

October 2, 2018

Yvette Mayorga's (MFA 2016) cake-like sculptures depict Mexican immigrants' version of the American dream in her upcoming display at the Roman Susan Art Foundation. 

September 28, 2018