The technology behind 3D printing is going to change our lives, says Corcoran Fine Arts lecturer Davide Prete.
What do you want in a president? What experiences should be reflected? What do you wish to see in government that seems impossible from where we stand now?
These are some of the questions being posed as part of the public art project I want a president … (a collective reading—DC) that will take place, in part, at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.
As a scholar of cultural performance, Jodi Kanter, associate professor of theater, wanted to explain how presidential libraries generate narratives about individual presidents, historical events and who we are as Americans.
Her latest book, Presidential Libraries as Performance: Curating American Character from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush, examines the funding, setting, architecture and exhibitions of presidential museums as performances and argues that these libraries not only shape our understanding of the president’s character, but create radically divergent roles for American citizens in public life.
Inaugural Visiting Professor of Community Engagement and artist Mel Chin’s collaborative project In the Name of Place, which insinuated art into the popular ‘90s TV show Melrose Place, will be the subject of a retrospective exhibition at Red Bull Studios in New York this fall.