CAA: Sessions of Interest

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CAA: Sessions of Interest

International Association of Word and Image Studies
Contesting the City: Experiments in Transnational Public Art
Thursday, February 11, 12:30 PM–2 PM
Columbus CD, Gold Level, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chair: Lori Cole

Making the Invisible Visible: Jens Haaning Presents a Few Colorful Jokes
Steven L. Bridges, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Seven Walks: Francis Alys Reads London
Jo Novelli, New York University

Streetscape: Sign Interventions in Public Space
Richard Tipping, University of Newcastle

Queer Caucus for Art: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus for Art, Artists, and Historians
How is "Queer" Art Relational?
Thursday, February 11, 12:30 PM–2 PM
Regency B, Gold Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chairs: Virginia Margaret Solomon, University of Southern California; Robert Summers, University of California, Los Angeles

"Forget Bourriaud": Queer Relationally and/as a Queer Aesthetics of Existence
Robert Summers, Otis College of Art

On Queer Art, Minimal Form, and Relationality
Joe Madura, Emory University

Queer Relational: A Conversation from Empyre-Soft-Skinned Space
Christina McPhee, naxsmash group productions and University of California, Santa Cruz

Relational Aesthetics, Activist Public Art, and Queer Desi Futures
Alpesh Kantilal Patel, independent scholar

All Tomorrow's Parties: Queer Aesthetics and Cultural Politics
Virginia Solomon, University of Southern California

International Association of Art Critics
New Challenges for Art Criticism: Relational Aesthetics, Social Collaborations, and Public Interactivity
Thursday, February 11, 12:30 PM–2 PM
Regency A, Gold Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chairs: Kathryn Hixson, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Michelle Grabner, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Joseph Grigely, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Joao Ribas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chicago's Sculptor: The Legacy of Lorado Taft (1860-1936)
Thursday, February 11, 2:30 PM–5 PM
Water Tower, Bronze Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chairs: Brian Edward Hack, Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York; Caterina Yvonne Pierre, Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York

Lorado Taft's Modern Transformation
Susan M. Martis, Ball State University

Plaster Casts, Peep Shows, and Plays: Lorado Taft's Humanized Art History for America’s Schoolchildren
Jacqueline Marie Musacchio, Wellesley College

Beyond the City Beautiful: Lorado Taft's Fountain of Time
Mark Pohlad, DePaul University

Lorado Taft and Allen Weller
Henry Adams, Case Western Reserve University

American Art and the "Period Eye"
Friday, February 12, 2:30 PM–5 PM
Regency B, Gold Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chair: Kristina Wilson, Clark University

Failing to See: Imagination, Gender, and Illusion in Antebellum American Visual Culture
Catherine Reed Holochwost, University of Delaware

Light, Blindness, and Touch in American Neoclassical Sculpture
Crawford Alexander Mann III, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art

Diagrammatics: Industrialism and the Modernizing of American Art
Barbara Jaffee, Northern Illinois University

Know Before You Go: Preconditions and Public Art of the New Deal
George V. Speer, Northern Arizona University Art Museum

Seeing Race in the "Saturday Evening Post"
Eric J. Segal, University of Florida

Studio Practice and Poststudio Production: Reconsidering the Roles of Artist and Curator
Friday, February 12, 6:30 PM–9 PM
Regency D, Gold Level, West Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chairs: Michelle White, Menil Collection; Hilary Wilder, Virginia Commonwealth University

Conflict of Interest: When Artists Become Gatekeepers
Leta Ming, University of Southern California

The Function of the Home: Womanhouse in Los Angeles
Aram Moshayedi, University of Southern California

New York and Chicago Alternative and Artist-Run Art Spaces 2000-10: What Next?
Maika Pollack, Princeton University

The Public Is the Public
Mary Jane Jacob, independent curator, Chicago

Skyscrapers by the Roots
Claire Barliant, independent critic, Brooklyn

CAA Services to Artists Committee
Meta-Mentors: Show Me the Money
Saturday, February 13, 12 PM–1:30 PM
Columbus GHIJ, Gold Level, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chairs: Reni Gower, Virginia Commonwealth University; Melissa Potter, Columbia College Chicago

Tax and Accounting Needs for Artists
Julie Herwitt, CPA

Grant-Writing Tips
Melissa Potter, Columbia College Chicago

Grants for Individuals in the Arts, Chicago
Esther Grimm, 3Arts

The Art of Promotion
Mari Hulick, Cleveland Institute of Art

The Artist's Guide to Public Art
Lynn Basa, independent artist, Chicago

Artist Citizen: Catalysts, Collectives, and Utopias
Saturday, February 13, 2:30 PM–5 PM
Grand B, Gold Level, East Tower, Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chairs: Joan M. Giroux, Columbia College Chicago; Amy M. Mooney, Columbia College Chicago

Transitory Utopian Potential: Spontaneous Models for Creative Critical Communities
Gillian Whiteley, Loughborough University

Cause Collective: Creating a Dynamic Conversation between Issues, Sites, and the Public Audience
Jessica Ingram, California College of the Arts; Ryan Alexiev, Cause Collective

Food as Art as Sustainability Activism: The Politics of Agriculture and Food Systems in Twenty-First-Century Art Practices
Liena Vayzman, independent artist and curator, Oakland

Recording Change: Youth Dialogues on Progressive Efforts in Chicago
Jim Duignan, DePaul University

Creative Fix: Looking to Artists for Change
Sheryl Oring, University of California, San Diego

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