SVA Alumnus Hilary Allison Creates Illustrations for Red Hot + Bach

SVA Alumnus Hilary Allison Creates Illustrations for Red Hot + Bach

October 17, 2014

After discovering her comic, “Bad Words,” in the 2012 BFA Cartooning Magazine, Funny Garbage CEO and of Red Hot founder John Carlin recruited SVA alumnus Hilary Allison (BFA 2012 Cartooning) to provide artwork for Red Hot’s most recent release, Red Hot + Bach. Continue Reading…

‘Stations of the Elevated’: High Praise for Manfred Kirchheimer’s  Classic Graffiti Documentary

‘Stations of the Elevated’: High Praise for Manfred Kirchheimer’s Classic Graffiti Documentary

October 16, 2014

Longtime BFA Film and Video faculty member Manfred Kirchheimer’s groundbreaking graffiti documentary Stations of the Elevated (watch a trailer below), which was shot on 16mm in 1977 and first screened in 1981, has been recently restored and is having a weeklong run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (October 17 – 23). Featuring music by Charles Mingus and Aretha Franklin, Kirchheimer’s film captures the birth of an era in New York City and is racking up rave reviews.

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A Flexible New Space for MA Curatorial Practice at SVA

A Flexible New Space for MA Curatorial Practice at SVA

October 15, 2014

The windows are huge, the kind every New Yorker dreams about, and light streams into the sleek, somewhat futuristic-looking space. There are textured surfaces, glass walls, girders and ducts. A kitchen. Quiet nooks. Walls pivot and slide, turning classrooms into galleries. Equipment retracts out of view, and furniture can be reconfigured with a flip.

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