David A. Ross Speaks about MFA Art Practice
Video Introduction to the Program
If you missed the MFA Art Practice Info session, you can still view Chair David A. Ross speak about the program's structure and workload, the ideal applicant and what he hopes Art Practice alumni ultimately take away here. The application for Summer 2014 Admission to Art Practice can be found online.
In the News: Dara Birnbaum
True Confessions of a Video Art Pioneer
Art Practice faculty member Dara Birnbaum recently returned from Art Basel Miami Beach, where a newly edited version of her work "Arabesque" was screened at the New World Center. Birnbaum also participated in a Salon discussion with David Gryn, Curator of Art Basel's Film sector and Founder of Artprojx, London. Pac Pobric profiled the artist for The Art Newspaper. Her work will be on view at the Hammer Museum, as part of the exhibition, "Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology," and on February 11th, Human Resources LA presents a screening and artist talk by Birnbaum. In November, Birnbaum had a discussion with Art Practice Chair David A. Ross and a small group of students about her work. You can view a recording of the discussion on the A/P Blog.
The Brothers Quay at SVA Amphitheater
In Conversation with Thyrza Goodeve
In October, MFA Art Practice, along with Art History, MFA Computer Arts, MFA Fine Arts, BFA Fine Arts and BFA Film & Video presented a conversation with the Quay Brothers, moderated by Thyrza Nichols Goodeve. The pioneering animators and identical twins discussed their work following the screening of their two short films. You can view their talk on the A/P Blog.
Tribble & Mancenido
Art Practice Participants James Frank Tribble and Tracey Mancenido-Tribble (MFA AP14) are featured in BOMB Magazine's BOMBLOG The collaborative duo spoke with Ashley McNelis about their work and their experience in the Art Practice program. "Our trajectory has definitely been influenced by the incredible community of SVA’s Art Practice program. From David Ross, the chair of the program, to artists Gary Simmons and Luca Buvoli, and the many artists in our program—their own practices and discourse were tremendous influences in our thinking."