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All Light, Everywhere

This week’s returning writer, Hannah Sage Kay, recently received her Masters degree from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, where her research focused on the intersection of art and politics with regard to media manipulation, misinformation, and the construction of fictionalized (or alternate) histories.   The manipulative power of framing, and the… Read more »

Flap board with uncovered front panels

Caring for Architecture and Design Fine Art Collections: Part 2

This week’s returning author, Caroline Gil Rodríguez, is a time-based media conservator and archivist from Puerto Rico. Caroline was previously an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her areas of interest include media art technologies, the circulation of time-based media art in Latin America… Read more »

Artifacts at the End of a Decade, an unbound artists’ book consisting of 44 unique pieces of photography, ceramics, fiber, print, clothing, painting, and drawing

Dangers Imagined and Real

This week’s contributing writer, Jessica Scott, is a 3rd year MFA candidate in Studio Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where her research and multidisciplinary art practice focuses on feminisms, bodily autonomy, imaginative ecologies and public history.   In early Fall 2019, my co-curator Jill Hughes and I decided to show the artists’ book… Read more »

A photo of Yars' Revenge

Caring for Architecture and Design Fine Art Collections: Part 1

This week’s contributing author, Caroline Gil Rodríguez, is a time-based media conservator and archivist from Puerto Rico. Caroline was previously an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her areas of interest include media art technologies, the circulation of time-based media art in Latin America… Read more »

Felicia Rice with trade edition of Califas

The Califas Legacy Project

This week’s returning author, Betsy Andersen, is founding Executive Director of Museo Eduardo Carrillo (2000-present). During COVID she has returned to being a gardener with flourishing results.   The Califas Legacy Project, spearheaded by Museo Eduardo Carrillo, fills in a missing piece of American art history by focusing on the Chicano/a/x artists of the Central California… Read more »

Don Edler, Devil You Know (detail)

Don Edler: Devil You Know

This week’s contributing writer, Hannah Sage Kay, is currently undertaking graduate study in modern and contemporary art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Her research focuses on the intersection of art and politics with regard to media manipulation, misinformation, and the construction of fictionalized (or alternate) histories.   A pseudo-documentary comprising found… Read more »

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 »

A screen shot of Nayland Blake's Starting Over

Nayland Blake: an exploration of identity

This week’s contributing author, Stella Westlake, is a third-year undergraduate student at Northeastern University pursuing a combined BA in Journalism and Art History with a minor in Global Fashion Studies. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Fall 2020 Art History Course: Disruptive… Read more »

Faith Ringgold, American People Series #20: Die

An Exploration of the Work of Faith Ringgold

This week’s contributing author, Aisha Samake, is a third year Game Art and Animation student at Northeastern University. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Fall 2020 Art History Course: Disruptive Image Technologies at Northeastern University. This interdisciplinary course examines how the distribution,… Read more »

Claudia Andujar’s La Lutte Yanomami

This week’s contributing blogger, Elaine Birnbaum, is a sophomore at Northeastern University pursuing a BFA in Media Arts with a concentration in animation and a BA Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys painting, reading science fiction novels, and has recently picked up Japanese. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with… Read more »

A photo of Inge-Lise Eckmann Lane

Founding VoCA Board President Inge-Lise Eckmann Lane Receives Honors

In recent news, VoCA’s Founding Board President and current Emeritus Board Member Inge-Lise Eckmann Lane has been honored by two major institutions—The Dallas Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art—where she has spent much of her career.   The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) has renamed their paintings conservation studio as… Read more »

Eben Haines exhibition at SIP

Local Boston Artists Tackle Art Making During A Pandemic

This week’s contributing author, Jennifer Ribeiro, is a 4th year Computer Science student at Northeastern University with an interest in art and film. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Fall 2020 Art History Course: Disruptive Image Technologies at Northeastern University. This interdisciplinary… Read more »