Spring 2022 Design Practicum

Design Practicum students and professor Mindy Seu stand in front of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum holding their designed activity booklets inspired by the artworks on view by Vasily Kandinsky and Jennie C. Jones for the Aye Simon Reading Room

For the Spring 2022 semester of Design Practicum, students designed an activity booklet inspired by the artworks on view by Vasily Kandinsky and Jennie C. Jones for the Aye Simon Reading Room at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. On Sunday, March 6, 2022, students visited the Guggenheim to launch their designed activity booklet. Special thanks to Queena Ko and Efe Igor from the Guggenheim Education team for facilitating, and to Lucky Risograph for printing services. Design Practicum is led by Professor Mindy Seu.


Visiting Artist Lecture: P. Staff

Next Monday, February 21, Join us virtually for a lecture from artist P. Staff presented as part of the spring 2022 Visiting Artist Lecture Series, free and open to all with live captioning available.

P. Staff is an artist based in Los Angeles, USA and London, UK. Through an interdisciplinary practice, Staff’s work explores the ways in which history, technology, capitalism and the law have fundamentally transformed the social constitution of our bodies today, with a particular focus on queer and trans embodiment. Their notable solo presentations include Serpentine Galleries, UK (2019); MOCA, USA (2017); and Chisenhale Gallery, UK (2015). They have been part of a number of significant group shows such as The Body Electric, Walker Art Center (2019); Made in LA, Hammer Museum (2018); Trigger, New Museum (2017); and the British Art Show 8, touring venues (2016). In 2021, their work was on view at Canal 47, New York, USA; 13th Shanghai Biennale, China; and formed part of the inaugural programme of LUMA Arles, France. Their work is represented by Commonwealth and Council Gallery, Los Angeles.

The Feminist Art Project Zoom Webinars

The Feminist Art Project (TFAP), a program of the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities at Rutgers University, now in its sixteenth year of successfully shining a spotlight on feminist art and its impact on culture and politics worldwide, announces the schedule for a series of special free virtual panels focused on the topic of Feminist Solidarities and Kinships.

TFAP@CAA 2017 Day of Panels, Crossroads: Art + Native Feminisms

Feminist Solidarities and Kinships addresses the possibilities and limitations of coalition building in current and historical feminist solidarity practices and considers how visual artists and cultural workers, past and present, have sought to balance the universal and the particular in order to galvanize around pressing global issues.

Design Lecture Series: Tega Brain

On November 30, we will welcome Tega Brain for a lecture presented as part of the Fall 2021 Rutgers Design Lecture Series, free and open to all. Register at art.rutgers.edu/design-lecture-series

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Tega Brain is an Australian-born artist and environmental engineer whose work examines issues of ecology, data systems and infrastructure. She has created wireless networks that respond to natural phenomena, systems for obfuscating fitness data, and an online smell-based dating service. Her work has been shown widely including in the Vienna Biennale for Change and the Guangzhou Triennial. Her first book, Code as Creative Medium, is co authored with Golan Levin and published with MIT Press.