Documentary Photographer Carlan Tapp – “The China Express”

The China Express
A Lecture and Exhibition by Photographer Carlan Tapp

china express

Image from Carlan Tapp’s “China Express” Tour blog
Captioned: “Many condominiums line the waterfront along the rail”

Lecture & Exhibition Opening
Monday, March 11, 2013
6pm @ SFAI
$10 general | $5 students/seniors

The China Express Exhibition
March 12-April 5, 2013
9am – 5pm @ SFAI
free

Santa Fe, NM –The Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is pleased to welcome – as part of the SFAI’s 2013 season of public programming, Contested Space – documentary photographer, Carlan Tapp, to give a lecture and show a small exhibition of his most recent work, The China Express.

About Carlan Tapp:
Carlan Tapp is a documentary photographer and lifelong educator, descendant of the Wicocomico Tribe, Taptico family, who studied photography at Art Center College of Continue reading

2013 Season of Programming: Contested Space

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CONTESTED SPACE will explore the complex contemporary landscape–social, political, physical, and cultural–and the arts, ideas and artists that play a major role in shaping public understanding of the powerful dynamics of those spaces.

Historically, land was the great frontier and artists had a major role in shaping public understanding of those spaces. Now the frontiers of the past have become the “contested spaces” of the present. These new frontiers are no longer just physical space, but Continue reading

Bryen et Butor – A Lecture by Blandine Chavanne

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Bryen et Butor
A Presentation and Lecture by
Blandine Chavanne
Director of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes

Monday, February 4, 2013
6pm @ SFAI
$10 general | $5 students/seniors

Santa Fe, NM – Noted French experimental writer, Michel Butor, having taught in many countries around the world, was teaching at the University of Albuquerque in 1973-4 when he began a long series of communications and collaborations with French poet and Post-war School of Paris painter, Camille Bryen. The two men exchanged letters, drawings, Continue reading

Ricardo Legorreta and Santa Fe – A Weekend Celebration

The Santa Fe Art Institute and Santa Fe University of Art and Design Announce:

A weekend of activities across Santa Fe to honor the influence of Ricardo Legorreta’s creative force on Santa Fe design.

Por favor, únase a nosotros para un fin de semana de eventos para celebrar Ricardo Legorreta.

Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) and Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD), in coordination with Thornburg Investment Management, Zocalo Condominiums, Lloyd & Associates Architects, Spears Architects, Martinez Architecture Studio and the City of Santa Fe will present “Ricardo Legorreta and Santa Fe,” an event honoring the legacy of Continue reading

Composer and Sound Artist Steve Peters

The Santa Fe Art Institute and the Contemporary Music Program at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design are proud to present:

Composer and Sound Artist
Steve Peters

Field recording for “The Very Rich Hours”

Lecture/Reception
“Making a Place to Listen
Monday, October 8
6pm @ Tipton Hall/SFAI
$10 general | $5 students/seniors

Workshop
“Listening, Finding, Giving, Receiving”
Saturday & Sunday, October 13 & 14
10am – 2pm @ Benildus Hall, O’Shaughnessy Performance Space
$100 (generous sliding scale fees available) | SFUAD CMP students FREE!

Sound Installations
“The Very Rich Hours”
October 8 – 26, 9am – 5pm Mon-Fri
Opens at the reception following the lecture @ SFAI Gallery I
FREE!

“Chamber Music 2: Atrium”
October 1 – 31, 8am – 10pm Daily
Benildus Hall Atrium Soundspace
FREE!

Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) Contemporary Music Program are pleased to welcome – as part of the Continue reading

Dancer & Choreographer, Rulan Tangen

Rulan Tangen (photo credit: Joe McNally)

Dancer, Choreographer, Company Founder & Director
Rulan Tangen

Lecture/Reception
“The Dance of Waters
Monday, September 10
6pm @ Tipton Hall/SFAI
$10 general | $5 students/seniors

Workshop
Of Bodies Of Water”
Saturday & Sunday, September 8 & 9
4-7pm @ Driscoll Fitness Center on the SFUAD Campus
Price $20

Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to welcome – as part of our 2012 season of public programming, Half-Life – award-winning dancer, choreographer, and Continue reading

Advertising and public space intervention artist – Steve Lambert

Advertising and public space intervention artist
Steve Lambert

Lecture
Monday, July 2
6pm @ Tipton Hall/SFAI
$10 general/$5 students/seniors

SPECIAL EVENT!
“I will talk with anyone about anything”
Wednesday 7/4
8am – 12pm
Santa Fe Plaza

Exhibition
Capitalism Works for Me! Yes/No
Outside Tipton Hall
7/3 – 7/27

The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to welcome – as part of our 2012 season of public programming, Half-Life – advertising and public-space intervention artist, Steve Lambert, to offer a workshop, exhibition, and lecture.

Steve Lambert
Steve Lambert’s father, a former Franciscan monk, and mother, an ex-Dominican nun, Continue reading

Environmentally focused Multi-media Artist – Amy Franceschini

Environmentally focused multi-media artist
Amy Franceschini
Image

Lecture/Reception – “Futurefarmers: A Collective Practice”
Monday, June 18
6pm @ Tipton Hall/SFAI
$10 general/$5 students/seniors

Exhibition
Monday, June 18 – Friday, July 27
9am – 5pm M-F @ SFAI
FREE (closed weekends and holidays)

 
Workshop
“Ethnobotanical Excursion with Futurefarmers and John Duncan” 
Sunday, June 24
Time TBD @ SFAI
$100 (generous scholarships available)

The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to welcome – as part of our 2012 season of public programming, Half-Life – artist, educator, and award-winning web designer, Amy Franceschini to offer a workshop, exhibition, and lecture. The lecture, “Futurefarmers: A Collective Practice,” will present a lineage of work woven together by the common thread Continue reading

Nancy Holt: Sightlines Exhibition

The SFAI Presents:

Nancy Holt: Sightlines 
Exhibition, Reception, Artist/Curator Talk

Sun Tunnels

EXHIBITION HOURS
Saturday, May 5 – Friday, June 29
Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
SFAI Galleries I & II
Free

Exhibition Opening Reception
Saturday May 5, 4-6pm
SFAI
Free

Artist/Curator Conversation
with Nancy Holt and Alena Williams

Monday, May 7, 6pm – Click here to watch the video
Tipton Hall
$10 general | $5 students & seniors

The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to present Nancy Holt: Sightlines, an in-depth examination of Holt’s early projects from 1966 to 1980, on view from May 5 through June 29. Holt’s pioneering work falls at the intersection of art, architecture, and time-based media. The career of this important American artist took off in the late 1960s when she and Continue reading

Ida Kleiterp’s Acequias

Dutch Sculptor and Installation Artist
Ida Kleiterp’s
Acequias

Exhibition
Monday, April 9 – Friday, April 27
9am – 5pm M-F @ SFAI

Lecture/Reception
Monday, April 9
6pm @ Tipton Hall/SFAI

Workshop
in collaboration with Railyard Stewards
Saturday, April 21
10am-1pm, @ SF Railyard

Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to welcome Dutch sculptor and installation artist, Ida Kleiterp to the Santa Fe Art Institute for the month of April.

Sculptor and installation artist Ida Kleiterp was born in Beverwijk in 1948 and lives and works in Amsterdam. During a visit to Spain in 2001, Kleiterp was struck by the extraordinary architectural forms she saw in the mountainous landscape of the Alpujarras. They were the ‘Acequias,’ a network of reservoirs, channels, and moveable gates, which together formed a remarkable and ancient irrigation system. Kleiterp’s sculptures, inspired Continue reading

Teri Rueb – “This is (not) a map”

The SFAI Presents:

Teri Rueb’s
This is (not) a Map
lecture · reception

Artist Talk
Monday, April 16, 6pm
Tipton Hall
$10 general | $5 students & seniors

The SFAI is proud to present as part of our 2012 season of programming HALF-LIFE, site specific installation artist, Teri Rueb.

Teri Rueb will be in residence for the months of April and September and will participate in the Eighteenth International Symposium on Electronic Art, ISEA2012 Albuquerque: Machine Wilderness. ISEA2012 is a symposium and series of events exploring the discourse of global proportions on the subject of art, technology and nature. The ISEA symposium is held every year in a different location around the world, and has a 30-year history of significant acclaim. Albuquerque is the first host city in the U.S. in six Continue reading

Up Heartbreak Hill

The SFAI Presents:

Up Heartbreak Hill 
Film Screening and Q&A with filmmaker Erica Scharf

What: Up Heartbreak Hill Film Screening and Q&A
Where: Tipton Hall
When: 6pm Monday, March 19
How Much: $10 general | $5 students/seniors

The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to present accomplished documentary filmmaker and television producer, Erica Scharf and her award-winning film, Up Heartbreak Hill.

Up Heartbreak Hill is Scharf’s first feature length film. Shot in New Mexico, Up Heartbreak Hill chronicles the lives of three Native American teenagers in Navajo, NM — Thomas, an elite runner, Tamara, an academic superstar, and Gabby, an aspiring Continue reading

“Acting Together on the World Stage”

The SFAI and Theatre Without Borders Present:


Acting Together on the World Stage:
Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict
Film Screening and Panel Discussion

What: Acting Together on the World Stage Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Where: Tipton Hall
When: 6pm Monday, February 13
How Much: $10 general | $5 students/seniors

The Santa Fe Art Institute is very pleased to work with internationally recognized Theatre Without Borders to present a screening of the documentary film Acting Together on the World Stage immediately followed by a Panel Discussion.

The feature documentary Acting Together on the World Stage highlights courageous and creative artists and peacebuilders working in conflict zones. It features theatrical Continue reading

HALF LIFE 2012 Season of Programming

HALF-LIFE: PATTERNS OF CHANGE 2012
Season of Programming
Join our visiting artists for part II of HALF LIFE as we explore questions that underlie the basic concept of half-life: how do systems age, decline, and regenerate? How can we use the artistic and creative processes to make those actions sustainable, inclusive, and effective? The artists will wrestle with complex issues such as the history of culture and
society, the boundaries of cycles, how relationships with the natural environment build or destroy community, and meditations on self-identity and place.

Access your creative center with artist Monika Bravo!

Filmmaker, Photographer, and Video Installation Artist

Monika Bravo

Breathingwall, 2011

What: Monika Bravo Lecture
Where: Tipton Hall
When: 6pm Tuesday, October 11
How Much: $10 general | $5 students/seniors

What: Monika Bravo Reception & Dance Party
Where: SFAI
When: 7:30-9pm Tuesday, October 11
How Much: FREE!

What: The Well, a Workshop with Monika Bravo
Where: SFAI
When: 10am – 4pm Saturday & Sunday, October 8 & 9
How Much: $200 – sliding scale fee and work trade options available

What: 9/11, Ten Years Later Short Film Screenings
Where: SFAI Building Exterior
When: 7pm-7am (dusk to dawn) M-F, September 9 – September 30
How Much: FREE!

What: Monika Bravo & Greg Sholette Exhibition
Where: SFAI
When: Exhibition 9am-5pm M-F, September 9 – October 31
How Much: FREE!

The Santa Fe Art Institute and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design are pleased to present filmmaker, photographer, and video installation artist, Monika Bravo, to give a lecture she calls, Process and Intuition on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Bravo will talk about Continue reading

Artist & Writer Greg Sholette

Gregory Sholette and Janet Koenig: Cannibal Tech, 2007

What: Greg Sholette Lecture
Where: Tipton Hall
When: 6pm Tuesday, September 13
How Much: $10 general | $5 students/seniors

What: Greg Sholette & Monika Bravo Exhibition
Where: SFAI
When: 9am-5pm M-F, September 9 – October 31
How Much: FREE!

The Santa Fe Art Institute and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design are pleased to present Artist and Writer, Greg Sholette, to give a lecture and show his work along with the work of Artist Monika Bravo as part of our ongoing season of visiting artists and Continue reading

Hip Hop Hope – 9/11 Ten Years Later

Still from Darrell Wilks' film Hip Hop Hope

A series of programs marking the ten years since the tragic events of 9/11/2001.

Please join us in this community centered creative response to the events of 9/11/2001 and the ten years that have ensued, with a focus on hip hop expression and its critical role as social commentary.

The Santa Fe Art Institute, along with the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, artist and filmmaker Darrel Wilks, Hip Hop Theatre anthologist Daniel Banks, The Youth Media Project, and students from the Santa Fe School for the Arts, is proud to present a weekend of programming remembering the events of September 11, 2001 and the role Hip Hop has played in bringing issues of social justice, environmental responsibility, and cultural freedom to the fore.

Schedule of Programs Continue reading

Rulan Tangen & DANCING EARTH


Dancer and Choreographer
Rulan Tangen
&
DANCING EARTH

Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations

Rulan Tangen Artist Talk
Friday August 12, 6pm
SFAI Lounge
$5 (to support Of Bodies of Elements)

DANCING EARTH
Of Bodies of Elements
GALA Performance!
Friday August 19, 8pm
James A. Little Theater
$25 – $100*
Tickets available at Tickets Santa Fe at the Lensic
(505) 988-1243 or online at online ticketssantafe.org

*VIP Tickets include an exclusive Gala Reception with the Dancers; food provided by El Farol.

Rulan Tangen, director and choreographer of DANCING EARTH, the Nation’s foremost Indigenous contemporary dance ensemble, created an epic eco-production with multi-disciplinary collaborators in January 2010 with support from Santa Fe Art Institute. In Continue reading

Brooke Singer & Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga

Brooke Singer & Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga

Brooke Singer Lecture
Friday, July 29
6pm  Tipton Hall
$10 general | $5 students/seniors

Brooke Singer & Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga Rotoscoping Workshop (see below for details on this SUPER COOL workshop!)
Saturday & Sunday, July 30-31
10am – 2pm  SFUAD MOV Lab
$100 (sliding scale fees available!)
Contact Cathy at (505) 424-5050 or info@sfai.org to register

Brooke Singer & Postcommodity Exhibition
Mon-Fri,  6/10-7/31
9am-5pm SFAI

The Santa Fe Art Institute is pleased to present interdisciplinary, multi-media artist Brooke Singer to give a lecture and Rotoscoping workshop with her partner Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga as part of our ongoing season of visiting artists and exhibitions Half Life: Patterns of Change. In addition Singer’s work will be up at the SFAI through the month of July.

Brooke Singer
Working across media and disciplines, Brooke Singer creates platforms for local knowledge to connect, inform and conflict with official data descriptions. She engages technoscience as an artist, educator, Continue reading

Oil Spill: Information Gulf

OIL SPILL: information gulf

What: Oil Spill: Information Gulf Panel Discussion & Audio Webcast

Where: Tipton Hall

When: 6pm Friday, March 25

How Much: $10 general | $5 students/seniors/sfai members


What: Oil Spill: Information Gulf Exhibition

Where: SFAI Gallery 1

When: March 1 – 31, 9am – 5pm M-F

How Much: Free!


Oil Spill: Information Gulf Panel Discussion

In Santa Fe, panelists Riki Ott, Aviva Rahmani, and Debbie Fleming Caffery, moderated by Patricia Watts will discuss the spill, its aftermath, and the role of the arts as tellers/revealers of truth. Ama Rogan and Douglas Meffert will join us online from New Orleans for a Q&A session.

To listen LIVE ONLINE to the audio broadcast and participate in an online discussion of the panel, follow the instructions below.

Scheduled Time: Date: Fri, March 25, 2011 Time: 08:00 PM EDT

Call in:

Dial: (724) 444-7444

Enter: 1210 # (Call ID)

Enter: 1 # or your PIN

Join from your computer:

Click here to join the call or just listen along

Oil Spill: Information Gulf Exhibition

Photographs by Aviva Rahmani and Debbie Fleming Caffery. Continue reading

IN SESSION: Jolene Rickard and Lucy Lippard In Conversation

The Museum of Contemporary Native Art & The Santa Fe Art Institute Present:

Jolene Rickard (top), Lucy Lippard (bottom)

IN SESSION: Jolene Rickard & Lucy Lippard In Conversation
Friday, January 28 6pm
Tipton Hall
$10 general | $5 students/seniors/SFAI & MoCNA members

The Museum of Contemporary Native Art and the Santa Fe Art Institute are proud to present IN SESSION: Jolene Rickard and Lucy Lippard in Conversation.

The MoCNA lecture series In Session: Conversations with Contemporary Native Artists and Scholars, will be an engaging cross-cultural dialogue providing unique perspectives on their ongoing contribution to contemporary Native art. Continue reading

CEC ArtsLink Fellows to Speak on November 4th!

SITE SANTA FE AND SANTA FE ART INSTITUTE COLLABORATE
TO HOST INTERNATIONAL FELLOWS FROM CEC ARTSLINK:

TWO ARTISTS FROM FORMER EASTERN BLOCK TO RESIDE IN SANTA FE FOR FIVE WEEKS

SANTA FE, NM – SITE Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Art Institute are pleased to announce that they will collaborate in conjunction with CEC ArtsLink to host two Fellows for five weeks beginning in October 2010.

Azat Sagrsyan

SITE and SFAI are delighted to host Azat Sargsyan (Arts Manager/Curator, Armenia). As director and co-founder of the Gyumri Center of Contemporary Art (GCCA) and the Gyumri Biennial, Sargsyan is interested in how biennials and non-profit arts organizations fundraise, structure residency programs and collaborate with international institutions. Sargayan will be in residence at the Santa Fe Art Institute from 10/14 – 11/17. In addition to curating the work of hundreds of international artists for the Biennial and GCCA, Sargsyan has co-edited several arts magazines, including Art Today and Cord, which covers the arts of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Mykola Ridnyi

Mykola Ridnyi (multi-media artist, Ukraine) will be in residency with the Santa Fe Art Institute from 10/14 – 11/7, and will learn about and work with the Youth Education & Outreach program. Multimedia artist and founder of the SOSka gallery-laboratory in Kharkiv, Ridnyi aims to create an alternative to the commercial art market in Ukraine as well as examine social and cultural differences between youth culture in the East and West. Ridnyi’s work has been exhibited in Europe, Russia and the US, and through SOSka he has developed a series of exhibitions, lectures, screenings and workshops. He hopes to engage in collaborations with American social practice artists, curators and educators.

Both fellows will speak about their work on Thursday, November 4, 6pm, at Tipton Hall, and will attend a host of interesting cultural events while in Santa Continue reading

10/28 Lecture with Jennifer Monson

The Santa Fe Art Institute Presents:

Dancer, Choreographer, Environmentalist

Jennifer Monson

Lecture
Thursday 10/28
6pm Tipton Hall
$10 general | $5 students/seniors/sfai members

As part of our 2010 season of visiting artists and scholars, Elemental: Earth, Air, Fire, Water, the Santa Fe Art Institute is pleased to present choreographer and environmentalist Jennifer Monson.

Jennifer Monson has been pursuing an original approach to experimental dance forms in NYC since 1983 when she graduated from Sarah Lawrence College. In that time she has created a wide body of work that incorporates well-developed collaborative relationships with many artists. Her current artistic Continue reading

9/30 Christy Hengst Artist’s Talk

Bosque del Apache, New Mexico. 12/6/09. Photo: Maria de las Casas.

Christy Hengst

Artist’s Talk and “Birds in the Park” Landing

Thursday, September 30, 2010

6pm Tipton Hall

$10 general admission | $5 students/seniors/members

As the closing event to the two-year long “Birds in the Park” project by artist Christy Hengst, we are pleased to host the final bird landing and an artist’s talk and look back at the project.

“Birds in the Park” is a traveling public art project started in 2008. Both event and exhibition, it involves the temporary installation of a flock of porcelain birds, which appear one day and are gone the next. The birds have cobalt images and text silk-screened and fired onto them, investigating aspects of Continue reading

10/4 Lauren Greenfield Talk & Booksigning!

Documentary Photographer & Filmmaker

Lauren Greenfield

Lecture & Booksigning

Monday 10/4
6pm Tipton Hall

$10 general | $5 students/seniors/members


The Santa Fe Art Institute is honored to present award-winning documentary photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield to present an overview of her work on gender, media influence, and youth culture including some new work on the economic boom and bust as it relates to consumerism and overdevelopment with her projects kids + money, Foreclosure and Dubai. Following the talk Greenfield will sell and sign books.

Acclaimed photographer Lauren Greenfield is considered a preeminent chronicler of youth culture as a result of her groundbreaking projects Girl Culture and Fast Forward. She was named by American Photo as one of the 25 most influential photographers working today (May/June, 2003).

Her work is in many major collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Getty Museum, the San Francisco Continue reading

Nancy Reyner Talk & Booksigning

Nancy Reyner's New Book!

Nancy Reyner Talk & Booksigning

Monday, August 30

6pm

Tipton Hall

$10 general | $5 students/seniors/sfai members

American artist Nancy Reyner explores the artist as inventor through her art, life and her newly released second book Acrylic Innovation. A painter of more than 30 years experience Reyner exhibits, lectures and teaches internationally. She received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Columbia University. Reyner shares insights on how artists keep their ideas fresh, create new styles and stay motivated from recent interviews with over 64 successful contemporary painters in her new book. Continue reading

Painter & Animator Jennifer Levonian

Still from Levonian's "Take Your Picture with a Puma"

The SFAI Welcomes Painter & Animator

Jennifer Levonian

Lecture & Screening

Monday August 23

Tipton Hall 6pm

$10 general | $5 students/seniors/sfai members

Jennifer Levonian is a Philadelphia-based artist who creates cut-paper and watercolor animations that explore the ambivalence of everyday life by Continue reading

What?! Yes! Winona LaDuke!

“Warrior Womyn” Art by: Votan Ik’ahn (Maya-nahua) http://www.insurgentes.net

Winona LaDuke

Wednesday  August 18

Tipton Hall. 7:00pm

We must decide whether we want to determine our own future or lease it out for royalties.

CLIMATE CHANGE:
WHAT IS TO BE DONE?

Ojibwe prophecies speak of a time when we will have a choice between two paths. The first path is well-worn and scorched. The second path is new and green. It is our choice as communities and as individuals how we will proceed. We’ve already raised the average temperature of the globe one degree. The question is whether we can stop it from rising much more: this is at the core of our survival. It is essential for us to look at the world’s economic Continue reading

Photographer & Installation Artist Will Wilson – Monday 7/19!

image from Wilson's "Auto Immune Response" series

The SFAI Welcomes Photographer and Installation Artist

Will Wilson

July 19, 2010 @ 6pm
Tipton Hall

$10 general admission | $5 students/seniors/members

As part of our 2010 season of visiting artists and scholars, Elemental: Earth, Air, Fire, Water, the Santa Fe Art Institute is pleased to present photographer and installation artist Will Wilson.

Will Wilson was born in San Francisco and moved permanently to the Navajo Reservation at the age of 10. He attended the Bureau of Indian Affair’s Tuba City Boarding School from 1978 to 1983. He holds a bachelor’s degree in art history and studio art and a master’s of fine art in photography. Wilson has worked in a variety of media and has produced large-scale multi-media installations that incorporate photography and sculpture, monumental art pieces and intimate photo essays. Most recently Wilson’s work provides a glimpse into the complex contemporary negotiation with a land we have become alienated from, our dis-ease in understanding who we are, and possible paths for healing.

Wilson says of his work:
“Throughout my work I have focused on photographing Navajo People and our relationship to the land. While portraying this relationship I have always Continue reading