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SAIC alums and filmmakers, Jennifer Reeder (MFA 1996) and Shengze Zhu (MFA 2017) were mentioned in

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Surrounds: 11 Installations exhibit at MoMA

On October 21, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reopen after a summer-long closure and an ambitious renovation project of its gallery spaces. Among the 10 fall shows opening, Yasmil Raymond (BFA 1999) was an organizer of Surrounds: 11 Installations.

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For its 2019 "Film 50" issue, Newcity features SAIC community members.

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John Corbett and Jim Dempsey

John Corbett and Jim Dempsey (BFA 1991) are the duo behind one of Chicago’s foremost art galleries, Corbett vs. Dempsey. We spoke with them about their connection to the School, their upcoming involvement in EXPO CHICAGO, and what drives their work. 

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome new full-time faculty members who are joining the School. 

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“Choral” combines visuals depicting reefs with a musical score designed to spark curiosity about the underwater coral ecosystem. (Courtesy Northwestern University)

Adjunct Associate Professor Marlena Novak's (Film, Video, New Media, and Animation) installation, Choral, at 150 North Riverside Plaza, which immers

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R.A.W. Tuba film

The Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Black Harvest Film Festival Prize was presented to the short film R.A.W.

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Whitney Biennial 2019

The Whitney Biennial 2019 opens this week on May 17 and runs through September 22.

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Newcity Breakout Artists 2019

Newcity released its 2019 Breakout Artists list, and six of the eight artists included are SAIC alums.

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Photo courtesy of ARTnews

Apichatpong Weerasethakul (MFA 1998, HON 2011) was highlighted in a recent article in ARTnews for his ability as a Thai artist to reach audiences internationally. 

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"Pizza Parade" Courtesy of the artist

Artist, alum, and Lecturer Alberto Aguilar (BFA 1997, MFA 2001, Contemporary Practices) frequently merges the domestic space with the artistic.

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Courtesy of the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Tamer Hassan (MFA 2019) and Armand Yervant Tufenkian will premiere their innovative 16mm documentary 

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