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Craftsmanship

Harriet Salmon is a practicing artist and arts professional. She’s worn many hats in the art world including fabricator, curator, small business owner, gallerist, Senior Photo Editor at Artforum Magazine and a consultant for arts-based nonprofits. She is currently the host and producer of the podcast Craftsmanship. In 2006, I was a young MFA student… Read more »

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The Impact of Virtual Reality in Socially-Focused Contemporary Art

This week’s contributing author, Laura Gomez, is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Northeastern University, pursuing a BS in Architecture. Her interests lie in examining social dynamics and effects in the design field at large. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Spring 2019 Honors seminar,… 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 »

Technology is Not the Silver Bullet for Museums: Part II

Returning contributing blogger Wided Khadraoui currently works with Art Processors, an experiential design consultancy specializing in museum spaces, in marketing and business strategy. She previously managed a commercial art space for four years. She holds a MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics, and a MA from Central Saint Martins in Arts… Read more »

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When Art Dies

This week’s contributing blogger, Tyler Wu, is an undergraduate student from Northeastern University’s D’Amore McKim School of Business with a focus on Finance with a Minor in Computer Science. His interests in the arts lie in the valuation of contemporary art and art markets. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor… Read more »

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

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 »

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Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time

This week’s contributing blogger, Joric Barber, is a fifth year undergraduate student at Northeastern University studying 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 combines the powers of observation (formal… Read more »

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Preserving Artist Intent Through Curation

Isabella Cura is a graduating senior at Northeastern University, majoring in marketing and graphic design. She has worked as a co-curator for spark, Northeastern’s contemporary art collective, and is currently working as a graphic designer for Northeastern’s Artistry Magazine while she pursues a full-time career in marketing analytics after graduation. She is passionate about bringing… Read more »

A photograph of Andreas Weisser, Reinhard Bek, Ben Fino-Radin, Agathe Jarczyk, and Christine Frohnert sitting at a table with microphones and Paul Messier standing behind a podium at the NYU "It's About Time!" Symposium

It’s About Time! Round Table: Consultants on Contract

This week’s contributing blogger, Taylor Healy, is a second-year graduate student at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts Conservation Center. With a background in studio art and a proclivity for technology in the arts, she is pursuing a concentration in time-based media art conservation. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with the… Read more »

Knocking on Mnemosyne’s Door: Part 1

This week’s contributing 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 between… Read more »

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Technology is Not the Silver Bullet for Museums

Returning contributing blogger Wided Khadraoui currently works with Art Processors, a experiential design consultancy specializing in museum spaces, in marketing and business strategy. She previously managed a commercial art space for four years. She holds a MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics, and a MA from Central Saint Martins in Arts… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk, Legacy Specialists, Pratt Institute, Joan Mitchell Foundation

Your Work, Your Legacy: A CALL/VoCA Talk at Pratt

This week’s contributing blogger, Emmanuel Castillo, is a second year Masters of Fine Arts candidate at Pratt Institute, who experiments with hybrid mediums as part of his interdisciplinary practice. Currently, Emmanuel is investigating the role of materials in reimagining identity.   The second talk of the 2018 Creating a Living Legacy (CALL)/VoCA Talks season covered… Read more »