Chair

Sarah Ganz Blythe (Deputy Director, Exhibitions, Education, and Programs)

Location

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

Zoom level

15

Start Date

11-3-2016 2:30 PM

End Date

11-3-2016 4:15 PM

Description

Any distinction between/among them? Implications for museums and pedagogy.

Speakers

Julia Bryan-Wilson is Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include questions of artistic labor, craft histories, performance, feminism, and queer theory. She has held grants from the Getty, the Clark Art Institute, the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation, and the Center for Craft, Creativity, & Design, among others. Her book Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era (2009) was named a “best book of the year” by Artforum, and her article “Invisible Products” won the 2013 Art Journal Award. She has two books forthcoming: one on recent textiles(University of Chicago Press), and one entitled Art in the Making, co-authored with Glenn Adamson (Thames & Hudson). http://arthistory.berkeley.edu/person/1639580-julia-bryan-wilson

Julia Bryan-Wilson's extended biography

Steven Lubar is a professor in the departments of American studies, history, and the history of art and architecture at Brown University. Before coming to Brown he worked for twenty years as a curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. At Brown he has been director of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology and the John Nicholas Brown Center for the Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage. He’s interested in the public humanities, museum curatorship, and the history of museums. He recently won a Guggenheim Fellowship to write a book on museum work, past and present. He’s on twitter @lubar. His website is stevenlubar.net. More information and a cv is available at Brown’s faculty site.

Steven Lubar's extended biography

T’ai Smith is assistant professor in the Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author of Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design (University of Minnesota Press, 2014), her articles have appeared in Art Journal, Art Practical, Grey Room, Journal of Modern Craft, Texte zur Kunst, and Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung. Working on the relation between diagrams and management in art, design, media theory, and philosophy, she is currently drafting a new book, tentatively titled Frock Coats and Capital: The Fashion Economy Before and After Marx. https://ubc.academia.edu/TaiSmith

T’ai Smith's extended biography

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Mar 11th, 2:30 PM Mar 11th, 4:15 PM

Art, Craft, Design, Cultural Artifacts

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum, 20 N Main St Providence RI 02903

Any distinction between/among them? Implications for museums and pedagogy.