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April 10, 2017

Alum's Film Addresses Poverty in California

In 2012 and 2013 Natalie Bookchin (MFA 1990) interviewed over 100 people in homeless shelters, food banks, adult literacy centers and job training programs in the Bay Area and Los Angeles about their experiences living in poverty.

April 10, 2017

Rirkrit Tiravanija Discusses New Exhibit with Designboom

Rirkrit Tiravanija (MFA 1986) was recently interviewed by Designboom about his participation in a collaborative and experimental exhibit, Exquisite Trust (Blindly Collective Collaborations).

April 7, 2017

History of SAIC Published in the Campus History Series

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a comprehensive history of SAIC, was recently published as part of Arcadia Publishing’s acclaimed Campus History series.

April 5, 2017

LaToya Ruby Frazier Honored by Ebony Magazine and Pratt Institute

In a special, print-only edition, Ebony named Associate Professor LaToya Ruby Frazier (Photography) one of the 100 most powerful women of all time.

April 4, 2017

Emil Ferris Interviewed by NPR About Graphic Novel "My Favorite Thing is Monsters"

NPR recently featured SAIC alum Emil Ferris (BFA 2008, MFA 2010) in an interview about the recent publication of her first graphic novel.

March 30, 2017

Are We Going to Live Forever?

Since the beginning of time, humans have seeked an answer to the question, "Are we going to live forever?" but have come up short. From the Twilight Zone and Star Trek to George Orwell’s 1984, artists have been helping us imagine artificial intelligence (AI) for decades.

March 28, 2017

Students from SAIC Launch Uniquely Designed Product Collection at the World-Renowned Milan Design Week

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced the launch of whatnot x West Supply, a collection of uniquely designed objects created by students studying in the Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO) department. The collection will be revealed at Spazio Rossana Orlandi during Milan Design Week in Italy, April 4–9.

March 27, 2017

Raf Simons and Sterling Ruby Collaborate to Reinvent Calvin Klein

Sterling Ruby (BFA 2002) has been tapped to spearhead a brand relaunch of Calvin Klein with longtime collaborative partner, Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons.

March 22, 2017

Faculty Member Interviewed in VICE about Science and Bodily Autonomy

VICE interviewed Assistant Professor Heather Dewey-Hagborg (Art and Technology) as part of a growing body of artists with biopolitical art practices.

March 20, 2017

SAIC Alumni Featured on Artsy and Artnet Lists

SAIC alumni are being featured on several prominent art world lists.

March 20, 2017

SAIC Community Members Dominate Newcity's Design 50 Issue

Newcity recently released its 2017 "Design 50: Who Shapes Chicago" featuring the designers, curators, organizers, and educators who majorly influence the design scene of Chicago with many SAIC community members making the list. Alumni include Theaster Gates (HON 2014), Zurich Esposito (MS 1995), Morlen Sinoway (BFA 1976), Angelique Power (MFA 1998) and Andrea Reynders (BFA 1971, Fashion Design).

March 20, 2017

MCA Exhibition Features Multiple SAIC Artists

A group exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Eternal Youth features a number of artists from SAIC.

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