Posts Tagged: community

A Conversation with LigoranoReese

This week’s contributing author, Marisa Lerer, is an associate professor of art history at Manhattan College. She is co-editor of Public Art Dialogue and specializes in Latin American and Latinx art, public art, and memorials. She is presently preparing a book manuscript on Latinx Public Memorials.     During the Summer of 2020, LigoranoReese, the collaboration of… Read more »

Holding Space

Installation view of Settling in Place: Aylan Couchie, Martha Griffith, Charmaine Lurch, guest curated by Dr. Andrea Fatonaj, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, 2018.

This week’s contributing authors are Emily McKibbon and Renée van der Avoird. Emily McKibbon is the Acting Director of the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie, Ontario. Renée van der Avoird is the Assistant Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.   A moderate climate that avoids extreme temperature and RH fluctuations… Read more »

Longevity of Public Artworks: An Interview with Curator Yuri Stone

A photograph of the outside of a building

This week’s contributing author, Bianca Rabbie, is a fourth year undergraduate student at Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts pursuing a BS in Architecture.  VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Spring 2019 Honors seminar, The Art of Visual Intelligence at Northeastern University. This interdisciplinary course… Read more »

Knocking on Mnemosyne’s Door: Part 2

This week’s returning author, Marshall Reese, is an artist working in new technologies, video, installations, artists books and limited editions. He has worked in collaboration with Nora Ligorano as LigoranoReese for over two decades. This blog post is part of periodic series from contributor Marshall Reese that focuses on “outsider archivists,” people who highlight the tensions… Read more »

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF MUSEUMS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE NORTON MUSEUM

A photograph of brightly colored, graphic style painting of nude womenVoCA, Norton Museum, The Art of Visual Intelligence

This week’s contributing author, Monica Leveckis, is a graduating senior from Northeastern University and is majoring in Accounting with a minor in Art History. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Spring 2019 Honors seminar, The Art of Visual Intelligence at Northeastern University. This interdisciplinary… Read more »

#WhatsupArgentina Mi Casa Tu Casa

VoCA, Daniel González, Mi Casa Tu Casa,

This week’s returning writer, Elena Girelli, is project manager at Studio Daniel González, NY & Verona, Italy. She oversees the project planning and development of large-scale public artworks, performances, and shows of the studio. She received a masters degree in arts management at University of Bologna, which was then followed by a four-year term collaboration with… Read more »

Imaginary Country by Daniel González

VoCA, Imaginary Country, Daniel Gonzalez

This week’s returning writer, Elena Girelli, is project manager at Studio Daniel González, NY & Verona, Italy. She oversees the project planning and development of large-scale public artworks, performances, and shows of the studio. She received a masters degree in arts management at University of Bologna, which was then followed by a four-year term collaboration with… Read more »

APPROACHES TO THE CONSERVATION OF CONTEMPORARY MURALS: Jessica Ford

VoCA murals Jessica Ford

This week’s contributing writer, Jessica Ford, is the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Paintings Conservation at the Brooklyn Museum, holding the position since graduating from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation in 2014.   When I grew up in downtown Indianapolis, my family regularly drove north to the suburbs for everything from church… Read more »

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: Veronica Werckmeister

VoCA, contemporary art, murals, Vitoria-Gasteiz

This week’s contributing writer, Veronica Werckmeister, is an artist living in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. She is the co-founder and director of Itinerario Muralistico de Vitoria-Gasteiz (est. 2007). Her artistic practice is characterized by community involvement and socio-political engagement, usually in the form of public murals.   I once called community art “the ugly duckling of the… Read more »