Joshua Bonnetta, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, has been invited for a second term to serve as a Composer-in-Residence in Electroacoustic Studio ALPHA at the Visby International Centre for Composers in Sweden from December 21, 2012 until January 18, 2013.
The Visby International Centre for Composers (VICC) – on the Island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea – is a working and meeting place for composers, dedicated to promoting contemporary music through residencies, concerts, conferences, seminars, educational and co-operation projects – the only specialized centre of its kind within the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM), of which VICC is a member.
Bonnetta an interdisciplinary artist working across film, video and sound will be creating a series of new electroacoustic compositions for audio-visual performance, theatrical exhibition, installation and forthcoming musical publications in 2013.
A film by Cathy Lee Crane, associate professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, was selected for the International Panorama at the Festival du Nouveau Cinema of Montreal.
Her film, Pasolini's Last Words (2012), combines staged and archival material in an elegiac essay, which considers Pier Paolo Pasolini's brutal murder in 1975 alongside of the texts he published or left unfinished during his last year. This experimental biography documents the final words of one of the most important filmmakers of the 20th century.
The festival runs October 10-21 and will feature two screenings of Crane's film. Ithaca College alumni Amanda Setton has a role in the film.
Professor Joshua Bonnetta's work American Colour will exhibit as a two channel audio-visual installation as part of THE MUSEUM FOR THE END OF THE WORLD, in a group exhibition curated by Canada Research Chair Janine Marchessault and Michael Prokopow for Toronto Nuit Blanche 2012. The event will take place at Toronto City Hall on September 29 from 7:03pm until sunrise and includes such artists as Douglas Coupland, Christine Davis and Geoffrey Pugen. In 2011 Nuit Blanche Toronto had an estimated attendance of over one million people.
Photography Professor Ron Jude (MASS) will be exhibiting photographs and books in several international venues this fall, including South Korea's 2012 Daegu Photography Biennale.
Professor Janice Levy will inaugurate her photographic exhibition, “Saudi Arabia from Within” at the Hotel Malteste, an historic 16th century residence located in Dijon, France on September 15, 2012.
Les Amis du 7, an organization dedicated to bringing art, music, and culture to the city of Dijon is hosting the exhibition, lecture and tours that will take place in conjunction with the Journée de Patrimoine (Heritage Days) festivities. The exhibition will be in place through January 2013.