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August 29, 2018

Dread Scott Gives TED Talk about Art as Controversy

Interdisciplinary artist and SAIC alum Dread Scott (BFA 1989) is well known for his controversial work What is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?

August 28, 2018

Alum and DJ, Asmara Profiled in LA Weekly

Alum, M.I.A.'s touring DJ, and one half of Nguzunguzu Asma Maroof (BFA 2007), better known as Asmara, was profiled in LA Weekly.

August 23, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Fall Season of Conversations at the Edge Experimental Media Series

The fall season of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) critically acclaimed series Conversations at the Edge begins September 13 with a distinguished lineup of screenings, performances and talks by groundbreaking artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of experimental media.

August 22, 2018

artnet News Profiles Alum and Curator Monique Meloche

artnet News profiles curator Monique Meloche (SAIC 1991–94) and her role in launching artists like Sanford Biggers (MFA 1999) and Rashid Johnson (2003–04) into the limelight.

August 20, 2018

Aram Han Sifuentes' Protest Banner at Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Lecturer and Fiber and Material Studies alum Aram Han Sifuentes (MFA 2013) recently installed a large-scale protest banner We Are Never Never Other on the facade of the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St.

August 16, 2018

Q&A with Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz (MFA 1997) is a film and video artist who addresses materiality with an empathic humanity. Her work explores language, modes of thinking, and ethnography within Caribbean culture and Puerto Rico. Her art was included in the Whitney Biennial 2017 and has been featured in ArtSlant, BOMB, and Art in America. The Sullivan Galleries will feature her work as part of an upcoming group exhibition this fall.

August 16, 2018

Dread Scott and Ekene Ijeoma Contribute to New York Times Op-Ed about Aftermath of Confederate Statues

Dread Scott and Ekene Ijeoma contributed to an op-ed about the aftermath of Confederate statues in The New York Times titled Monuments for a New Era   

August 16, 2018

Kylee Alexander Debuts Her First Collection on Glassbook

Kylee Alexander debuts her first collection on Glassbook with actress Chloe Bridges.

August 14, 2018

President Elissa Tenny Shares Career Experience with Thrive Global

SAIC President Elissa Tenny was recently interviewed by Thrive Global, a well-being and productivity platform started by Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post.

August 13, 2018

Forbes Features Alum Allison Zuckerman

Allison Zuckerman (Post-Bac 2013, MFA 2015) was featured in a Forbes article.

August 10, 2018

Glassmaking Goes Experimental

Students learn about glassmaking in the course Hot Projects: Glass Production Workshop.

August 10, 2018

Crain's Chicago Business Features SAIC's Social Media Campaign

Social media campaigns have proven to be an effective way of raising funds and attracting user engagement according to the results of campaigns run by SAIC and local nonprofit, Working in the Schools (WITS).

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