Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, was among three recipients of the 39th annual Light Work Grants in Photography. Levy submitted work from her series “Welcome to Saudi Arabia,” photographs taken during her 2010-2011 sabbatical in Riyadh, KSA.
Light Work was founded as an artist-run, non-profit organization in 1973. The Light Work Grants in Photography program is a part of Light Work’s “ongoing effort to provide support and encouragement to artists working in photography” and is one of the longest-running photography fellowship programs in the country.
"Breathing In," a film by Jason Harrington, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, was accepted to screen at Brooklyn's famed Animation Block Party this weekend.
The Animation Block Party is NYC's premiere animation festival dedicated to exhibiting all genres of the world's best independent, professional and student animation.
Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, has been named a Visiting Artist at Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival 2013 (Blue Ridge Mountains, VA). This year’s festival, the theme of which is: “In My Mind’s Eye: Image, imagery and imagination in the arts," will feature several lectures and a workshop conducted by Levy.
The lectures are open to festival participants; the three-day intensive workshop is for a select group of intermediate and advanced photographers interested in photographing life in central Virginia.
For more information about the festival go to: http://www.wintergreenperformingarts.org/
An exhibition of photographs from Saudi Arabia by Janice Levy, professor, Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, will be on display at the Les Yeux du Monde Gallery in Charlottesville, VA through July 16.
The exhibition, which opened on June 12, was part of LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph June 13-15, 2013. The festival featured exhibitions and presentations by: Gregory Crewdson, Richard Misrach, Susan Meiselas and others. Closing reception with gallery talk by Levy will be held on July 16, 2013.
To view her work, http://www.lesyeuxdumonde.com/#levy
Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and Codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was an invited speaker at the University of Oregon (UO) April 17-20, 2014.
As part of the Cinema Pacific Film Festival, Zimmermann delivered a lecture entitled “The Home Movie Archive Live,” analyzing archival, music, and live performance collaborations as mappings of new historiographic public spaces.