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Recent essay from Experimental Art & Technology professor, Stewart Skylar Copeland

Experimental Art & Technology professor, Stewart Skylar Copeland, co-authored an essay in the most recent issue of the Journal of Landscape Architecture. “Homing bodies” is an essay based on Body I/O, a graduate landscape architecture studio Stewart co-taught with Suzanne Matthew at the Rhode Island School of Design. In the Body I/O Studio, students explored...

January 23, 2023January 23, 2023
Harpo Foundation 2022 grant recipient, Stephanie J. Woods

Harpo Foundation 2022 grant recipient, Stephanie J. Woods

Congratulations to the Harpo Foundation 2022 grant recipient, Interdisciplinary instructor, Stephanie J. Woods!! Stephanie Woods’ work fuses a relationship between fiber and digital technology to examine performative behavior and the cognitive effects of forced cultural assimilation. Her research surveys the psychological impact of intergenerational trauma, the politicization of afro hair, and unravels the everyday coping...

January 12, 2023January 12, 2023
UNM Team receives award for 2022 Venice Biennial Art exhibition project

UNM Team receives award for 2022 Venice Biennial Art exhibition project

UNM + Davidson College project, “a Library, a Classroom, and the World,” which was included in the 2022 Venice Biennial Art exhibition Personal Structures has won the ECC Award for the category, “University and Research Project”. UNM Art Professor of Art & Ecology, Subhankar Banerjee and Davidson professor of Latinx environmental visual art and culture...

January 11, 2023January 11, 2023
Ryan Henel, Research Lecturer III of Art & Ecology and Craig Sponholtz selected for LAGI-MEA Design Competition

Ryan Henel, Research Lecturer III of Art & Ecology and Craig Sponholtz selected for LAGI-MEA Design Competition

MEAnder by Ryan Henel, Research Lecturer III, Art & Ecology, and Craig Sponholtz (Watershed Artisans) is the chosen design from the Land Art Generator Initiative-Modern Elder Academy invited design competition for the Saddleback Ranch, south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. This sculptural infrastructure project is designed to induce a meander in the Galisteo Creek. It...

December 19, 2022January 11, 2023
fronteristxs collective among 2022 MAP Fund Grantees

fronteristxs collective among 2022 MAP Fund Grantees

The MAP Fund announces 2022 grantees: New Mexico’s fronteristxs collective has been awarded $30,000 for the House of An-Aesthesia, an experimental runway performance with ungendered looks designed to disrupt surveillance technologies in a city with one of the highest police brutality rates in the nation. fronteristxs is a collective of artists in New Mexico working...

December 15, 2022December 15, 2022
Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance, and Visual Arts of the Greater Southwest is now available

Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance, and Visual Arts of the Greater Southwest is now available

Professor of Art History, Ray Hernández-Durán and his colleagues at the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute have been laboring for the past year on the second issue of Chamisa: A Journal of Literary, Performance, and Visual Arts of the Greater Southwest. The journal is now accessible via UNM Digital Repository. https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/chamisa/vol2/iss1/1/ Special thanks to photographer, Kris...

November 7, 2022November 7, 2022
Honor Thesis Helps Artist, Community to Heal from Trauma

Honor Thesis Helps Artist, Community to Heal from Trauma

University of New Mexico senior Gerald Lovato was a child when he first realized the power of creating art to escape and heal from trauma. Now looking forward to graduating in December, he will share his work in his senior thesis project, which is an interdisciplinary approach to making art to create a social impact...

October 28, 2022December 15, 2022
Associate Professor of Art & Ecology, Catherine Harris wins the 2022 Climate Education Award

Associate Professor of Art & Ecology, Catherine Harris wins the 2022 Climate Education Award

Congratulations to Catherine Harris who won the Climate Change Leadership Institute’s 2022 Climate Education Award for “teaching and encouraging students to develop a sense of agency in addressing climate change.” The award will support student projects including a podcast project in Spring 2023 and this semester’s ARTS 444/544’s project in addressing the material economy’s role...

October 26, 2022October 26, 2022
Alumni muralists craft through community and culture

Alumni muralists craft through community and culture

For local muralists, art can serve as a powerful medium for bringing strength back to the people in times of great division and disenfranchisement. With this knowledge, mural artists here in New Mexico have created a means of revitalizing community strength through collaborative art. “What we’re really trying to do is show that art really...

October 24, 2022October 24, 2022
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