2018 Practicum Descriptions
Full descriptions for 2018 are available here.
Chloë Bass will be studying scales of human intimacy, working on an experimental documentary, trying to set up an organized archive, and thinking about glass.
Doreen Garner will be recreating body parts in silicone in the studio; the silicone skins may take the form of impenetrable sex toys.
Marisa Morán Jahn will be creating an experimental project using ritual and theatrical masks, digital screens, and mirrors, and planning an exhibition about Bibliobandido, a character who eats kids’ stories.
Amy Khoshbin will be creating a series of performances, videos, installations, and objects that use humor and a handmade aesthetic to interrogate current power structures and how we can dismantle them to build a collective and intersectional future..
Jen Liu will be working on stop motion and 3D animation for a new video; altering the genetic code of cow cells at Biotech Without Borders; and refilling her mind with ideas about women in technology, Asian Futurism, and the future of productivity.
Mary Mattingly will be researching the US military and mining, and water privatization in the US; building sculptures with military equipment; and documenting Swale, a floating food forest.
Dannielle Tegeder will be working on a series of new projects exploring architecture and abstraction involving painting, poetry, and installation.
Penelope Umbrico will be working on a project that stages an e-waste upcycling environment within a gallery. You’ll collect/disassemble/repurpose e-waste (mostly monitors and TVs), and brainstorm ideas for programs on technological obsolescence.
Clement Valla will be creating a set of wrapped photo-sculptures of rocks and plants using 3D imaging technology, photogrammetry, and different 3D manufacturing processes to blur the boundaries between the immaterial and material worlds.