Fred Easton, professor of supply chain management in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, passed away June 29. He was 68. Easton, who was born in Sarnia, Ontario, and grew up in Port Huron, Michigan, and later Salinas, California,…
Cuperman presents at New York University
Sponsored by the Argentine Consulate of New York, and Punto de Contacto–Point of Contact, Syracuse University Professor Pedro Cuperman and Buenos Aires visual artist Pedro Roth presented a collaborative project–two artist books, one in English: “Midnight Nirvana at Times Square”; and one in Spanish: “No todo es Nirvana en la calle Corrientes, baby.” The presentation took place on Nov. 9, at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University.
Twenty original pieces, each an 18-page artist book (10 books in English and 10 in Spanish) combine drawings and photography by Roth, with text by Cuperman. In the words of the artists: “Our project is to expand the idea of illustration and the relationship between the visual and verbal texts by introducing what we call “alternative readings.” The visual artist, no longer a passive illustrator, becomes an active reader, thus constantly generating new meaning.
Cuperman is an associate professor of languages, literature and linguistics in The College of Arts & Sciences.