- Artists Talk on Art presents: Friday, January 26: Globalization and the Artist, a discussion on the cultural and economic effects of globalization in relation to the artist. Panelists include artist and publisher of The Brooklyn Rail, Phong Bui; director of collections at MOCA China, Koan Jeff Baysa; and artists Natvar Bhavsar and Jungwook Rim. Moderated by art historian and critic Robert C. Morgan, at 7pm in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. Admission is free for SVA students, faculty, staff and ATOA members; $7 regular admission; $3 for SVA alumni, non-SVA students and seniors.
- Art Criticism Lecture: The MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department presents a talk entitled Critical Regard: A Tangle, A Tango, by Carolee Schneemann, a multidisciplinary artist who has helped to transform the definition of art, especially discourse on the body, sexuality and gender. Thursday, February 1, 7pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor; free and open to the public.
- Art Therapy Lecture: Robin F. Goodman, ATR-BC, PhD, will discuss the difficulties children have when dealing with death in a lecture entitled Childhood Traumatic Grief: How to Go Beyond Scared and Sad. She will describe the current conceptualization of childhood traumatic grief and discuss how art-based techniques can be integrated into trauma and grief-focused interventions to help children find the courage to go beyond being scared and sad. Wednesday, February 7, 6:30 – 8:30pm, 132 West 21st Street, 3rd floor. Free admission; attendees must RSVP to 212.592.2610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Computer Art Screening: The MFA Computer Art Department hosts a screening and discussion with video artist Jillian Mcdonald. Her two-channel video, Zombie Loop, is presented on two opposing walls, which positions the viewer in the center of the visual loop, wherein a gruesome zombie endlessly pursues a running survivor; Mcdonald enacts the roles of both zombie and survivor. Tuesday, February 13, 6 – 8pm, 133 West 21 Street, 10th floor; for more information visit www.mfaca.sva.edu or call 212.592.2532. Free and open to the public.
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