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Since the 1930's Mid-America College Art Association has provided a forum for the artists/teachers of America to discuss and debate the issues of our profession, to share ideas and information of mutual benefit and to affirm the friendships and collegiality that bind us together. We are made up of art faculty, art historians, independent scholars, artists, museum professionals, and affiliate organizations; our conferences also invite graduate students to participate.
MACAA 2016 KEYNOTE
MACAA is honored to have Jon Rubin and Hamza Walker as the keynote speakers for the 2016 conference at the University of Cincinnati.
Thursday Oct. 27
Jon Rubin is an interdisciplinary artist who creates interventions into public life that re-imagine individual, group and institutional behavior.
This exhibition focuses on several socially engaged art initiatives that are performed publically with the explicit intention of existing as video in their final iteration. The use of video documentation has often been a strategy relied upon by performance artists to present their work in a secondary setting beyond that of the original context. Many contemporary socially engaged artists are also adopting the use of video, not just as a tool for documentation, but as a catalyst to bring members of the public into participation with each other and the lens itself. The artists present video as a strategy to create social-engaged artworks that place equal value on the public-process and the filmed result.
The exhibition will take in the Dorothy W. & C. Lawson Reed Jr. Gallery located in the DAAP, Aronoff Complex and takes place as part of FOTOFOCUS 2016 and in conjunction with the Mid-America College Art Association conference taking place at DAAP, University of Cincinnati.
Exhibition dates Installation- Sept. 26th-30th Runs- October 2nd- November 23rd Reception- Thursday, October 27th
Jon Rubin is an interdisciplinary artist who creates interventions into public life that re-imagine individual, group and institutional behavior. His projects include starting a radio station in an abandoned neighborhood that only plays the sound of an extinct bird, running a barter-based nomadic art school, operating a restaurant that produces a live video talk show with its customers, and co-directing another that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict.
To Apply Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to- DAAP Galleries, University of Cincinnati P.O. Box 210016 Cincinnati, Oh 45221
Please Include DVD/Flash Drive of video (up to three videos accepted)
C.V. or Artist resume Description of work/s Details of work/s- Artist/s, date, media Please also include self-addressed stamped return envelope if you wish to have your materials returned after review.
Selection of work
Artist Jon Rubin will review submissions and make selections of work for inclusion with the entire exhibition in mind. The exhibition description outlines the types of projects appropriate for the exhibition and type of submissions desired.
Selection dates Deadline for review- August 1st Selection notifications- Week of August 29th
JURIED EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY BETTER THAN ART
A juried survey of the expanded field of art production and outreach
MACAA 2016 CONFERENCE ATTENDEE EXHIBITION
Participate in this unique exhibition of expressive activity at MODERN MAKERS, Cincinnati’s multidisciplinary event-based art collaborative.
Catherine Richards and Ahn Tran of Modern Makers
Amanda Curreri, University of Cincinnati
Rod Northcutt, Miami University, Oxford, OH
All MACAA 2016 conference attendees Venues Modern Makers 3025 Concordia St. Cincinnati, OH 45206
Exhibition Dates: Oct 27-Nov 30, 2016
Shipping/Installation: Oct 24-27
How to Apply:
Combine the following into one PDF not to exceed 3mb: Resume, images of up to 3 works or proposal for project send to email@example.com by September 30, 2016.
Application fees included with conference registration Application must follow conference registration.