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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.

March 16, 2017

Serve, Learn, Grow: SAIC's Second Annual Day of Service

SAIC students volunteer for the second annual Day of Service at the Homan Square classroom space.

March 15, 2017

Lecturer Links Polish History with Day Without a Woman Strike

On International Women’s Day, lecturer Magdalena Moskalewicz (Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Arts Administration and Policy) provided historical context for the global Day Without a Woman strike.

March 15, 2017

Chancellor Walter Massey Discusses Bringing Science to SAIC

An interview with Chancellor Walter Massey was featured in the March issue of LIGO Magazine.

March 15, 2017

Eugenia Cheng Dispels Fear of Math and Flying

The Guardian recently interviewed SAIC's Scientist-in-Residence Dr.


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