In “Welcome to Flattened Flat Space,” 2018, single channel HD video, 4:02 minutes, Han questions time, space, and reality in our digital world. (FG)
Using traditions from the artist’s Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry, Anne Buckwalter explores how gender-related expectations are defined and disrupted. Incorporating folk art traditions from Amish quilt patterns and Vorschriften writing exercises, Buckwalter juxtaposes convention with contemporary issues of feminine identity, sexuality, and health. This project is part of a city-wide collaboration with the Reading Celebration of Women in the Arts. (PS)
• Artist’s Lecture, Thur., March 12, 4 p.m., Klein Lecture Hall EE
• Closing Reception, Thur., March 12, 5-7 p.m.
A retrospective exhibition honoring Dan R. Talley’s nearly five decades as an artist, arts educator, curator, and critic. Talley is the cofounder of two long-running and well-respected arts organizations, Real Art Ways and Art Papers. As an artist, Talley works in multiple mediums and is a faculty member of Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. “State: Obvious/Not So (selected works, 1973-Present)” will trace his artistic career through selected installations, video works, photography and ephemera. (MG)
• Artist’s Lecture, Thur., Feb. 6, 4 p.m., Klein Lecture Hall EE
• Reception, Thur., Feb. 6, 5-7 p.m.
Guest curated by Albright alumna Brie Diodata ’19, the exhibition is drawn from the Freedman Gallery’s collection and focuses on assemblages and sculptures that employ mundane materials in nonsensical or ironic juxtaposition. (PS)
In “Challenges of Imagination,” 2017, screen recorded video, 17:41 minutes, Rāmbod and Ramyar Vālā use satire to discuss the difficulties of obtaining a visa to work and live in the U.S. as artists from Iran. (FG)
Tues., April 28–Fri., May 15, Freedman Gallery (ONLINE VIRTUAL EXHIBIT ONLY)
The Annual Juried Student Exhibition is the most anticipated exhibit of the year and culminates the season with the work of Albright students from all majors. Prizes are awarded by guest juror Ben DeMott, GoogleWorks ceramics studio manager.
• Submissions are online only and can be submitted by clicking here
• View the prospectus here
• Awards announced Thur., May 7, at 5 p.m.