Forty-nine new Visual Arts graduates and current students will be featured in Floating Point, a show at the Judith Charles Gallery, June 25 through July 3. The opening will take place on Thursday, June 25 from 6 to 8 pm, with a night of video and performance art set for Sunday, June 28, from 7 to 9 pm.
Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, current studentmore
Two decades ago, the poet Tracy K. Smith ('97), then in her early twenties, sat at the bedside of her dying mother. Alone in the room when it was over, she snipped a few strands of hair from the nape of her mother's neck.
Susannah Nevison ('08) has been named the first winner of the Patricia Aakhus Award, which in the future will be bestowed annually for the best piece published in the Southern Indiana Review in a given year.more
Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program has announced the Los Angeles programming for the 28th annual Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF), to include a two-day ScriptConnect industry networking event and the CUFF Jury Selects Screening and reception. CUFF is a celebration of the work of current students in the graduate Film Program.
Three writing program affiliates, poet Claudia Rankine ('93), adjunct professor Rob Spillman and current student Meg Matich, have won 2015 PEN American literary awards.
Rankine, who has received several honors for her collection Citizen (Graywolf 2014), was named the winner of the PEN American Open Book Award for a Distinguished Wormore