SAIC at CAA

 

Wednesday, February 12–Saturday, February 15

SAIC is proud to support the 102nd annual College Art Association (CAA) Conference from February 12–15, 2014.

The following events feature SAIC faculty and alumni presentations at CAA. Please note that CAA events require registration—individual event tickets can be purchased at the conference location, Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue.


Wednesday, February 12


New Media Caucus: Approaching Systems

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International South, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Jon Cates (Film, Video, New Media, and Animation)
Shane Mecklenburger (MFA 2009)

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Society of Contemporary Art Historians: Identity Politics: Then and Now

12:30–2:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Lake Erie, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 8th floor
Gregg Bordowitz (Director, Low-Residency MFA Program)
Hamza Walker (Painting and Drawing), The Renaissance Society

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Media Lounge Video Screenings:
"We Refuse Their Fabulous Lies" and "Invalid Data—Dreaming Through the Gaps"

2:00 p.m. (Open to the public)
Hilton Chicago, Joliet Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
Abina Manning, Director of SAIC Video Data Bank

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Articulating Abstraction

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
Terry Myers (Painting and Drawing)

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Studio Art Open Session
Sensitive Instruments (A Painting Discussion)

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International North, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Molly Hartung (Post-Bac 2005, MFA 2007, Painting and Drawing)
Susanne Doremus (Painting and Drawing)
Michelle Grabner (Painting and Drawing)

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Wide Eyed Reading: The Legacy of The New Art Examiner

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International South, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Susan Snodgrass (New Arts Journalism)

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Thursday, February 13


Finding Common Ground: Academics, Artists, and Museums

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International South, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Lisa Wainwright (Dean of Faculty)

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Roadside Picnic: Experiments in Art and Science Fiction

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International North, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Claire Pentecost (Photography)
Andrew Yang (Liberal Arts)

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The Decorative Impulse and the New Aesthetic Democracy

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Astoria Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
Anne Wilson (Fiber and Material Studies)

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Services to Artists Committee
Meta-Mentors: The Deluge

12:30–2:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
William O'Brien (MFA 2005, Ceramics)

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Studio Art Open Session
Where Does Drawing Go? Contemporary Drawing as an Expanded Field of Practice

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Grand Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Phyllis Bramson (Painting and Drawing)
Jose Lerma (Painting and Drawing)

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The Center Will Not Hold

2:30–5:00 p.m.
SAIC, The LeRoy Neiman Center, 37 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor
Michelle Grabner (Painting and Drawing)
Thomas Gokey (MFA 2007)

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Connecting the Dots: Post-1960s Activist Networks and Creative Practice in Chicago

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Lake Huron, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 8th floor
Mary Patten (Film, Video, New Media, and Animation)

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Crafting Community: Textiles, Collaboration and Social Space

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Boulevard C, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Lisa Vinebaum (Fiber and Material Studies)
Nancy Gardner Feldman (Art History, Theory, and Criticism)
Aram Han (MFA 2013)

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Publications Committee
The Art Bulletin's Digital Future?

5:30–7:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Grand Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
David Getsy (Chair, Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism)

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Committee on Diversity Practices
The Art of Inclusion: Workshopping Diversity into the Art History and Studio Arts Classroom

5:30–7:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Lake Ontario, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 8th floor
Jefferson Pinder (Contemporary Practices)

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SAIC Reception

6:00–8:00 p.m.
SAIC Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave.
Join SAIC community for a reception during CAA's Annual Conference. Music, food, and a special alumni performance will be part of the evening. This event is open to all CAA Annual Conference attendees and SAIC alumni.
RSVP to saicevents@saic.edu.

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Friday, February 14


Exhibiting Socially Engaged Art: A Chicago Case Study

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International North, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Mary Jane Jacob (Executive Director of Exhibitions)
Pablo Helguera (BFA 1993)

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À la Mode: The Contemporary Art and Fashion System

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Boulevard A, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Maud Lavin (Visual and Critical Studies)

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A New and Unsettled Connectivity: The Network as an Artistic Practice

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
Robyn Farrell (MA 2013)

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The Myth of Participation and the Growing Realities of Critical Exchange

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Continental B, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Lobby level
Abigail Satinsky (MA 2009)

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Media Lounge Video Screenings:
"We Refuse Their Fabulous Lies" and "Invalid Data—Dreaming Through the Gaps"

9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. (Open to the public)
Hilton Chicago, Joliet Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
Abina Manning, Director of SAIC Video Data Bank

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Annual Distinguished Artists' Interviews

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Waldorf Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
Hamza Walker (Painting and Drawing)

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Abstraction and Difference

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Lobby Level, Continental A, 720 S. Michigan Ave.
David Getsy (Chair, Art History, Criticism, and Theory)

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Studio Art Open Session
From Paper to Practice: Tactics and Publics in Socially Engaged Art

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Grand Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Claire Pentecost (Photography)

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Colloquium on Research in Art and Design
Panel: Stamps School of Art and Design + School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2:30–4:30 p.m. (Open to the public)
SAIC Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave.
Sponsored by SAIC's Earl and Brenda Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration
Rebecca Duclos (Dean of Graduate Studies)
Ruth Margraff (Writing)
Shawn Decker (Sound)

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West Loop Gallery Walk and Reception and Performance at threewalls

5:30–10:00 p.m. (Open to the public)
threewalls, 119 N. Peoria St., #2C
Faith Wilding (Professor Emerita)

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Saturday, February 15


Media Lounge Video Screenings:
"We Refuse Their Fabulous Lies" and "Invalid Data—Dreaming Through the Gaps"

9:30 a.m. (Open to the public)
Hilton Chicago, Joliet Room, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd floor
Abina Manning, Director of SAIC Video Data Bank

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The Global Sixties: Art in the Cold War

9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International North, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
James Elkins (Art History, Theory, and Criticism)

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Interdisciplinary, Transdisciplinary, Cross-Disciplinary: Pedagogical Challenges in an Era of Expanded Disciplines

9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Lake Ontario, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 8th floor
Tiffany Holmes (Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Art and Technology Studies)

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The Wall of Respect and People's Art Since 1967

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Lake Michigan, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 8th floor
Drea Howenstein (Art Education)

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Miscegenating Racial Representations: Critical Mixed Race Strategies and the Visual Arts

2:30–5:00 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, International South, 720 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor
Laura L. Kina (BFA 1994)
Maya Isabella Mackrandilal (MFA 2011)

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