Art department’s community project july 2014
SBS Art Community Project with Morgans School
EM Radio: Episode 3: Discussion with Jennifer Complo McNutt
This week, host Tamara Winfrey Harris talks to Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art and organizer of the Eiteljorg Museum Fellowship for Native American Fine Art. You will also hear excerpts from "Fire, Movement, Water and Voices," a performance by James Luna, 2007 Fellowship Distinguished Artist.
EM Radio: Episode 4: Interview with James Luna
This week, Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art, sits down with James Luna, 2007 Fellowship distingushed artist. Luna talks about the elements that make up his piece Emendatio. He also discusses his recent trip to Venice, Italy for the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian and his piece he performed in March at IUPUI.
Fellowship artist profile: Dana Claxton (Lakota)
Dana Claxton (Lakota)
Video Installation and Photography
Vancouver, British Columbia
Through her art practice, Dana Claxton has critiqued many aspects of government, religion and consumer culture as they affect and disaffect contemporary Aboriginal peoples in Canada and the United Sates. She has produced many single-channel works, video installations and performances in the past decade. Pieced together, these projects form a subversive societal critique using traditional knowledge a
Fellowship artist profile: Gerald Clarke (Cahuilla)
Gerald Clarke (Cahuilla)
“I’m a California Indian, one part traditionalist, one part Disneyland. I want my work to express the passion, pain, and reverence I feel as a contemporary Native person,” says Gerald Clarke, whose mixed media work has been exhibited throughout the United States and in Europe. The artist adds, “My ultimate goal as an artist is to give Indian culture back the humanity which has been taken from it by stereotypes created ove
Opening Remarks (video)
Dain Borges, Director, Center for Latin American Studies Mark Hansen, Dean, Social Science Division Ambassador João Almino, Consul General of Brazil in Chicago Marina Silva, Senator, Green Party (from Brazil via video)
Promise based management at Garanti Bank
In the second of his three part series talking with Akin Ongar, Associate Professor of Management Practice Don Sull listens to the former Garanti Bank CEO discuss how introducing "oral contracts" helped increase efficiency and transparency.
Reflections on using film in fieldwork
These reflections on filming among the Gurungs were made in the autumn of 2000 A.D. Alan Macfarlane talked into the camera in order to capture some of the types of film he made, the changing technologies, and some tips on how to film in the field. This was filmed on 3-chip digital video. The clips should be viewed over broadband.,The history of my early filming and photography on an 8mm film camera, 1968-1987 Filming on video from 1988; the advantages What should one film? Finding a theme Fil
21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Imagining the Future (MIT)
Turn-of-the-century eras have historically been times when people are more than usually inclined to scrutinize the present and speculate about the future. Now, the turn not just of a century but of a millennium having recently passed, such scrutiny and speculations inevitably intensify. What will the future that awaits us in this twenty-first century and beyond be like? And how do visions of that future reflect and respond to the world we live in now? In this course we will read and write about
Episode 20: Interview with Catalina Delgado Trunk
This week Tamara Winfrey Harris speaks with artist-in-residence Catalina Degado Trunk. While Catalina Delgado Trunk's academic art training focused on painting and drawing, her current work is rooted in the folk arts of her native Mexico. Catalina integrates traditional Mexican art forms–such as public ofrendas (temporary altars) and papel picado (cut paper)–with non-traditional or unusual themes that reflect today’s society. Trunk talks about how most of her works of art con
Asia and Pacific Islands: Peace Corps
Over two dozen lessons address stories, letters, and folk tales that focus on Peace Corps Volunteer experiences in Asia and the Pacific islands. Topics include arranged marriages, learning a new language and culture, different cultural perspectives, rural Mongolian nomadic culture, cultural and economic complexities in China, learning to speak Chinese, what constitutes a good job, resolving contrasting values between cultures (Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea).
A Sense of Water
This site asks students to discover how the need for water can be felt, seen, and heard in the song, voice, craft, religion, and ritual of a culture. They then capture this sense of water in a narrative poem.
A learning object is best described as a representation designed to be reused in different educational contexts. In this page you will references to my papers and examples of various learning objects develop either by my self or by my students. Learning objects might reside in digital repositories, ready to be located and utilized by those involved in educational activities (e.g., teachers and students). They address: (a) key concepts from disciplines, in visual and often interactive ways not pe
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom and Beyond
This workshop explores how contemporary technology tools empower students and teachers to engage in highly creative and reflective tasks to organize and present information, and express emotions, ideas and knowledge through multimedia creations known as digital stories. Digital storytelling is increasingly becoming popular in schools all over the world as an engaging technology-based learning strategy. In this workshop, the participants will be exposed to powerful user-friendly and cost-free tec
Women in South Asian Art
Dr. Deepali Dewan, Curator of South Asian Arts and Culture, discusses representations of women in South Asian Art using artifacts on display in the Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery.
Bringing the Book of the Dead to life
Roberta Shaw, Assistant Curator of Egyptian Arts and Culture, introduces the restoration project of the ROM's Book of the Dead. A team from the University of Bonn worked throughout May 2008 to piece together this rare ancient Egyptian papyrus dating to about 320 BC.
Oil and Sugar: Contemporary Art and Islamic Culture
The Institute for Contemporary Culture presented the third annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture on November 20, 2008. Glenn Lowry introduces his lecture, Oil and Sugar: Contemporary Art and Islamic Culture, examining relevant and topical cultural issues of international scope.
France Since 1871
This course covers the emergence of modern France. Topics include the social, economic, and political transformation of France; the impact of France's revolutionary heritage, of industrialization, and of the dislocation wrought by two world wars; and the political response of the Left and the Right to changing French society.
Introduction to New Testament History and Literature
This course provides a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements in historical context, concentrating on the New Testament. Although theological themes will occupy much of our attention, the course does not attempt a theological appropriation of the New Testament as scripture. Rather, the importance of the New Testament and other early Christian documents as ancient literature and as sources for historical study will be emphas
The Law of the Internet
The Internet is at once a constructive and disruptive technology. As more and more of our lives move online, we are faced with opportunities to do new and amazing things. Concurrently, we encounter problems that no one anticipated as we collectively built the internet as we know it today. This seminar will consider some of the most intriguing of the issues to which the advent of the internet has given and continues to give rise. It will focus on a cluster of topics about which any computer user