Past Events


Resisting Ontology: Frantz Fanon and Black Identity

(Untitled) Fanon artist Madison Cooper is joined by Dr. Patrick Walter (faculty, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies) for a conversation about Frantz Fanon’s literary work, "The Fact of Blackness," and its relation to her photographs on display at the VAC. 

Oct 14
2021

2:30 PM

Artist Josh Faught piece titled A Positive Light

Visiting Artist Lecture: Josh Faught

The Studio Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents a talk from artist Josh Faught.

Oct 11
2021

3:30 PM

ART 1.102

Virtual Studio Visit: Joey Fauerso

Joey Fauerso joins VAC Director MacKenzie Stevens from her San Antonio studio to discuss her multifaceted practice and her work in the exhibition Wait for It.

Oct 7
2021

12:00 PM

Sep 30
2021

12:00 PM

Instagram Live

Sheila Pepe piece American Bardo 2.0 depicting fabric attached to segments of wood furniture

Coming to Terms: Visiting Artist Lecture from Sheila Pepe

The Studio Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents a talk from artist Sheila Pepe.

Sep 14
2021

3:30 PM

ART 1.102

small refusals: Virtual Gallery Talk

Join us for a gallery talk between the 2021 graduating Studio Art MFA class and three Art History graduate students and writers in a discussion of the work on view in small refusals. 

May 7
2021

5:00 PM

Two portraits of Lise Ragbir and Eddie Chambers

Curator’s Talk with Lise Ragbir and Eddie Chambers

Curator Lise Ragbir will be in conversation with Eddie Chambers about the Art Galleries at Black Studies’ latest show, Collecting Black Studies: the Exhibition.

May 6
2021

1:00 PM

Virtual

two images side by side on the left a woman with hoop earrings and to the right a protester holding a sign pleading for Dadus Dudus alone

“Death in Tivoli”: Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, Fugitive Sociality, and the Body of Photographic Evidence

This presentation by Dr. Krista Thompson is part of a larger book project, which explores how fugitives and the photographic representations surrounding them in Jamaica informed a fugitive sociality, opening up social, political, and representational possibilities for those seeking to reimagine the existing parameters of the colonial and postcolonial state.

Apr 29
2021

11:30 AM

Virtual

thumbnail of man for event

Reflecting on Reflections: Iron Ores Use by the Ancient Maya

In this presentation on behalf of the 2020-2021 Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series, Barrientos Quezada discusses the problems derived from visual identification of reflective raw materials and how these can be improved by applied geochemical methods.

Apr 26
2021

4:00 PM

Facebook Live Event

Installation Image from University of Texas at Austin Studio Art alumna and graphic facilitator Virginia Lee Montgomery Solo Exhibition Dream Cocoon featuring projection of a moth cocoon in a room bathed in blue light

How to Conjure Portals between Physical and Psychic Realms via Video Art and Sculpture

Artist talk with UT Austin alumna and metaphysical artist Virginia Lee Montgomery (VLM) presents her intermedia art practice spanning video, performance, sound, and sculpture alongside the panpsychic-intersectional philosophies that inform her art practice, and a her own practical studio tips for empathetic meaning-making in a time of chaos.

Apr 26
2021

2:00 PM

Virtual

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