Southern Art?July 6-15, 2010
A visual art exhibition that explores the usefulness or necessity for a label such as “Southern Art.” Featuring work by Radcliffe Bailey, Ben Baumgarten, Bethany Joy Collins, Stephanie Dowda, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, Michi Meko, Joey Orr, Katherine Taylor, John Tindel, Lisa Tuttle, and Chris Walter.
Atlanta/Nuremberg:September 17, 2010
Sister Cities in Concert
As part of an ongoing initiative between musicians in Atlanta and Nuremberg, Germany, Bent Frequency New Music Ensemble and members of the GSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble present an evening of contemporary music by composers from both Atlanta and Nuremberg.
Chinese Film FestivalOctober 6-7, 2010
An exciting festival celebrating contemporary Chinese film. Films shown include Old Well and King of Masks directed by Wu Tianming and Woman from Lake of Scented Souls and A Girl from Hunan by Xie Fei. Directors Wu Tianming and Xie Fei also present a public lecture about their films.
Spirited CalligraphyOctober 7 – November 19, 2010
American, Asian, and European contemporary artists are exploring methods of mark making outside the formal, figurative, and representational art approaches and aesthetics. Some integrate new media and digital technologies, while some directly explore possibilities with various materials and different processes. These themes of calligraphic mark-making in contemporary art are explored in an exhibition, symposium, and performance.
Mauricio KagelOctober 29, 2010
Mauricio Kagel was a prolific 20th century German-Argentine composer and filmmaker who was notable for his interest in developing the theatrical side of musical performance. Presentation of Kagel’s works by Bent Frequency New Music Ensemble in collaboration with Frequent Small Meals Films.
Baghdad in ExileFebruary 16-26, 2011
GRAMMY-nominated, Iraq-born oud master and composer Rahim Al-Haj performs a concert of contemporary Arabic music accompanied by an Arabic orchestra, including string and percussion students from the GSU School of Music. Baghdad in Exile also presents a night of Middle-Eastern poetry and a public lecture.
Bordeaux in AtlantaMarch 16-17, 2011
A fabulous, vibrant evening of contemporary French Jazz music featuring a new jazz suite. GSU’s Gordon Vernick is joined in concert by Atlanta resident Shekinah Rodz and Olivier Gatto, David Petrois, and Fred Borey of France.
Italian Film FestivalMarch 24-27, 2011
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Department of Communication the Italian Film Festival of Miami, present a week-long film festival presenting new Italian films in 35mm. A special feature of this 5th annual festival will be a showing of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita in 35mm.
The Nature of WasteApril 11-15, 2011
This symposium focuses on plastic pollution, marine debris, and creative solutions to global environmental problems. Building on her extensive work regarding art and the environment, Pam Longobardi assembles a team of artists and scientists to discuss the ways in which marine debris can be curbed, collected, and re-appropriated for art. Featuring artist Andy Hughes, conservationist Howard Ferren, and naturalist Wayne Sentman.