Posts Categorized: Visiting Faculty

BACK TO BACK ARTIST TALKS ~MONDAY APRIL 25~ AT THE DEPOT

IRA EDUARDOVNA + BETH CAMPBELL MONDAY APRIL 25, AT THE DEPOT 3:30 Ira Eduardovna’s work reconstructs narratives of autobiographical nature and examines issues of migration and identity in flux through non-linear story telling. Her video installations examine the border of video and architecture and the influence of architecture on the experience of time and memory. Awards… Read more »

Depot Gallery exhibition: Nir Evron

The Depot Gallery is currently setting up for an exciting exhibition on Israeli artist Nir Evron. “Through film, video and photography, Evron examines the architecture and built environment of his home country and its areas of conflict. Rather than illustrating explicit images of conflict, Evron concentrates on architectural sites and pristine landscapes.” The show, Projected Claims, opens… Read more »

Brittany Nelson Wins Prestigious Creative Capital Grant

Visiting Artist Brittany Nelson was recently awarded the Creative Capital Grant for her project Alternative Process: Alternative Process involves removing the silver from darkroom paper, using photographic chemicals to create form without a subject or a camera, finding the integrity in an unrecognizable material, and transforming the metallic properties of historical photographic processes. For this body of work, Nelson… Read more »

Visiting Faculty Member: Filmmaker Caroline Martel

VCU Photography and Film’s visiting faculty member Caroline Martel screens her documentary on the history of this relatively unkown but incredibly influential electronic musical instrument of the 1920s and beyond.  Traveling between the Old and New Worlds, Martel interviews and investigates martenot connoiseurs—musicians, composers, instrument makers—who are unique in their devotion and love for this… Read more »

Visiting Film Instructor Caroline Martel is screening one of her latest films “Wavemakers” in New York City

The long-awaited New York premiere of Wavemakers is this Friday night January 17th 7pm at the First Look festival at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, and it will be followed by a live permormance by ondist Geneviève Grenier and a Q&A with moi. Wavemakers has won the GOLDEN ATHENA AWARD at the Athens International Film Festival… Read more »

David Gatten

David Gatten is a Visiting Artist to our department who is screening at the James River Film Festival. Gatten has screened his films widely at festivals and received numerous awards for his films. Film Comment listed him as one of the most important working filmmakers today. Mr. Gatten will be screening a series of short… Read more »

Alexis Bravos

Alexis Bravos is a filmmaker and writer from Chicago. Working primarily in 16 mm film, she explores the natural world as a strategy for portraiture. She is interested in possession, antiquated film processes, botany and the power of the sea. Her films have been screened internationally, including at the Ann Arbor Film Festival where her… Read more »

A.D. Coleman

Coleman was the first photo critic for the New York Times, authoring 120 articles during his tenure. He started writing professionally in 1967 and has contributed to the Village Voice, New York Observer and numerous magazines, artists’ monographs, and other publications worldwide. He received the first Art Critic’s Fellowship for photography criticism from the National… Read more »

Larissa Leclair

Larissa Leclair is an independent photography writer and curator, collector of photography and photography books, and Founder of the Indie Photobook Library www.indiephotobooklibrary.org. Her writings on photography have been published in the photo-eye Booklist, Photography Quarterly, Fraction Magazine and ArtVoices. She curated the exhibition Today’s Past: Images of Africa from 1952 to 1960 of photographs… Read more »