El Museo del Barrio’s 7th biennial exhibition, La Bienal 2013: Here is Where we Jump, features work by emerging Latino and Latin-American artists. This year, three School of the Arts alumni are among the group of presenters.more
School of the Arts alumna Patricia Riggen ('03) will direct a new film entitled The 33, based on the true story of the Chilean miners who were rescued after being trapped half a mile beneath the earth's surface for 69 days in 2010. Jennifer Lopez has just signed on to join Antonio Banderas in the drama, her first big-screen role since the action thriller Parker earlier this year.more
Hannah Weyer, adjunct Film faculty at Columbia University School of the Arts, will release her debut novel, On the Come Up this July from publishers Doubleday/Nan A. Talese. The book, which is based on a true story, is wrtten in an intimate urban vernacular and introduces readers to a young heroine imagining a world for herself beyond Far Rockaway.more
The 58th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards, celebrating achievement in the Off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theatre, were given out on May 20th, 2013 at a ceremony at Webster Hall. A great deal of work produced by School of the Arts alumni and faculty was recognized at this year's ceremony.
Sarah Sze, Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University School of the Arts, was chosen last year to represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia. Her work, set to be unveiled on June 1st, is presented by Holly Block and the Bronx Museum of the Arts in the 55th International Art Exhibition.more
Visual Arts alumna Caitlin Cherry ('12) will present Hero Safe at Brooklyn Museum from June 7 to September 1, 2013.
Cherry is the ninth artist in the Brooklyn Museum’s Raw/Cooked series, which presents under-the-radar Brooklyn artists.more
Kate Barker-Froyland ('11 SOA) is set to direct Song One, an upcoming film from Barker-Froyland's original script. Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway will co-produce and star in the film.
Song One revolves around the love story between an archeologist and a rock star.
Shooting will begin this Fall with Worldview Entertainment (The Immigrant, Blood Ties, Jimmy P.) financing and producing the film.