The Armory Show announced Visual Arts alum Liz Magic Laser ('08 SOA) as the commissioned artist for the 2013 which celebrates the art fair's centennial anniversary. Laser will create a new work and aid in cultivating visual identity of the fair, turning an interactive market research strategy into a work of art, staging a series of focus groups composed of collectors, curators, art professionals and journalists, and produce tmore
Writing and global thinker Ian Buruma who will speak at the Nonfiction Dialogues on November 15, has written an extensive piece at The New York Review of Books, "Expect to Be Lied To in Japan" which examines the nuclear disaster in Fukushima Daiichi, an after effect of the tsunami that hit Northeastern Japan in March 2011. Buruma has written several books on 20th century Japanese culture, and has contributed many works on global politics and religion.more
Theatre Faculty (Playwriting), Deborah Brevoort has been chosen to take part in the inaugural season of Fort Worth Opera’s 2013 New Works Showcase Frontiers. Her work Embedded, a story about an aging major American network anchor being pushed omore
Eleanor Antin, who will give an Public Programs artist reading and performance of her coming-of-age memoir, Conversations with Stalin, takes over Art21's Twitter account on Friday, October 26 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Antin will "read" stanzas of a short story, where audience participation is encouraged throughout, and Antin will respond to questions submitted by audience members. more
Columbia University School of the Arts has announced the 2012-2013 Columbia Stages season of actors’, directors’ and playwrights’ thesis productions at the Riverside Theatre, 3LD, the Connelly Theatre, and The Pershing Square Signature Center. Columbia Stages has expanded its season to a variety of venues throughout the City in order to provide third-year students with high-quality presentation spaces that meet the needs of their individual vision. The first production of the season will be Antigone/Progeny directed by Greg Taubman ’13.more
David Altmejd ('01 SOA): The Orbit
Organized by David Norr, Chief Curator Toby Devan Lewis Gallery
October 8, 2012 — December 30, 2012
The Orbit is a special project for the exhibition Inside Out and From the Ground Up.more
The Austin Film Festival launches this year featuring the accomplishments of Columbia students and alumni.
This year’s festival will take place October 18-25. Known for supporting the process and product of the screenwriter, the Austin Film Festival has celebrated the art of filmmaking for nineteen years with past participants such as Oliver Stone, Sydney Pollack, Wes Anderson, and Ron Howard.more
Set to feature six Columbia films, the 13th Annual Woodstock Film Festival will take place this year October 10-14.
California Solo, written and directed by Marshall Lewy (’06 SOA), will screen for two nights of the five-day event. The film stars Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting, 28 Weeks Later) and was a 2012 Sundance select.more