2010 Spring Visiting Artist Roster

Spring 2010 Events/Visiting Artist/Speakers  

  "almos(t)here: New bearings from contemporary artists in Europe"

Katherine E. Nash Gallery, January 22 - February 18, 2010 

WHERE IS WHERE? (Missä  on missä?) Directed by EIJA-LIISA AHTILA

Film screening Walker Art Center

Saturday, January 23, 7:30 pm; Wednesday, January 27, 7:30 pm 

An acclaimed Finnish artist known for moving-image installations, Ahtila's newest work is a dreamlike exploration of death from moral, political, and philosophical perspectives. Resonating with contemporary Western/Arab relations, the film references the 1950s killing of a French boy by his two Algerian friends. Utilizing split screen, animation, and digital effects, Where is Where? screened at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Area premiere. 2009, video, in Finnish with English subtitles, 61 minutes. Tickets: $8 ($6 Walker members) 

ZHAO, LIANG, Chinese film-maker

Wednesday, January 27, In Flux

    Noon Screening of Yuanmingyuan (108 mins) In-Flux space. 

    7:00 pm  Screening of Bored Youth and Jerks Don't Say Fuck

            Discussion of the development of his work follows.

Fri. Jan 29 Walker Art Center  7:30pm screening of Petition

Sat. Jan 30 Walker Art Center  7:30pm screening of Crime and Punishment 

SHARY BOYLE, ceramicist and painter 

Thu January 28, Influx 

Mike Bonanno of "The Yes Men"

Wed, February 10, Room 1-115-3M Auditorium, Carson School of Management

KATARINA ZDJELAR, Serbian video artist who lives in Netherlands

Thu, February 11, Influx 

"Women & Water Rights: Rivers of Regeneration"

Katherine E. Nash Gallery, February 23- March 25, 2010 

Gedi Sibony

Feb. 25th

LUCY LIPPARD writer, art critic, activist and curator

Thu March 4, 6 -7:30pm, Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center 



    SANDY SPIELER, Director, Heart of the Beast, In Flux, Tue March 23, 7-8pm

    GEMMA BULOS, Founder, A Single Drop, In Flux, Wed March 24, 7- 8pm 

    VANDANA SHIVA author, environmentalist, water and food activist.

    Thu March 25, 7-8:30pm, Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center

DAVID DUNLOP, installation artist

April TBA, In Flux 


Thu, April 22, In Flux

Spring 2010 Visiting Artist roster

Jan 27:  Zhang, Liang, Chinese film-maker  Talk in Influx  (unfortunately these are back to back, but Zhang's visit was rescheduled )

Jan 28: Shary Boyle (ceramicist and painter)  Talk in Influx

Feb 11: Katarina Zdjelar Influx talk Thursday  (Serbian video artist who lives in Netherlands)

Mar 4: Lucy Lippard, Influx talk Thursday

Mar 25: Vandana Shiva, Influx talk, Thursday

Apr 8: David Dunlop installation artist, Influx talk

Apr 16 (?): Jaakko Heikkilä Influx Thursday, not confirmed?asked Minna to change this

Apr 16 (?): Frames of Violence artist talk (to be confirmed by Ali)

Tasks from meeting: 09.11.16

Visiting Artist Meeting Part II

The group is strategizing around building a case for program support to the college-

-Tonya and Lindsay to track down lists of past artists and grad letters of support.
-List of artist partner institutional support- talk about that at lunch with Walker.
-Lunch with Walker and Co: Partners include: Chris Atkins, MIA, Allison Herrera, Andrea Hickey, Sarah Peters, Witt Walker, Tom from MCAD, John Rasmussen, Midway, Steve Dietz, Northern Lights.  Lunch is tentatively scheduled for Dec. 14th,
-Ali Momeni will be the Chief Food Consultant for this event
-Jenny, Chris and Chris: Pursue meeting with Dean

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