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ART GENERATES IDEAS TO PREVENT ACCUMULATIONS OF TEXTILE WASTE

Associate Professor of Art History, Bibiana Obler collaborated with Phyllis Rosenzweig to create the exhibition, which runs through December 2019.  

FAST FASHION / SLOW ART


GUERILLA PROJECTION ARTIST BRINGS ‘OPEN’ DIALOGUE TO THE CORCORAN

The Corcoran School hosts exhibition of projections by projectionist Robin Bell in the shadow of the longest government shutdown in United States history.  

THE OPEN EXHIBITION

PHOTOJOURNALISM PROFESSOR WINS PULITZER

Steve Elfers, a New Media Photojournalism professor, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018.

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TIM GUNN MAKES IT WORK

Tim Gunn credits one of his “extraordinary teachers” at the Corcoran with helping him land his first teaching job. He earned a BFA in sculpture at the Corcoran School of the Art and Design in 1974. After serving as director of admissions for the Corcoran, he has become a world famous American fashion consultant, television personality, actor, voice actor and author.

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New Media Photojournalism's Margaret Wroblewski's photography gives survivors of harrassment on the Metro a voice.

 

 

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Ashley Llanes (BFA Fine Art Photography '19 recreated her Quinceañera photoshoot for her project for NEXT 2019.

 

 


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Fast Fashion

Fast Fashion/Slow Art
Exhibition open to the public from August 8 – December 15, 2019
Tuesday – Sunday, 1 – 5pm

Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
FREE

Fast Fashion/Slow Art comprises 11 films, videos and video installations by a diverse group of emerging and established contemporary artists and filmmakers that, collectively, encourage scrutiny of today’s garment industry.

Photo credit: Wang Bing and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Parisa

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INTER | SECTIONALITY: Diaspora in the Creole City

Nov. 14, 2019 – March 20, 2020
Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Weekends 1 – 6 pm

 

Opening reception:
Nov. 14, 6 – 9 pm Free and open to the public, with light drink and fare.


Flagg Building
500 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
FREE

Inter | Sectionality: Diaspora Art in the Creole City will be presented in our nation’s capital at a time when diaspora artists and voices are challenging social justice, celebrating identities, and reactivating and bridging communities through contemporary art and scholarship.

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