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SU to host corporeal artist for cinema screening
SU to host corporeal artist for cinema screeningNovember 22, 2004Amy Schmitzaemehrin@syr.edu
Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts will present multidisciplinary artist Carolee Schneemann as part of the Thursday Screeners media forum, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Gifford Auditorium. Schneemann will present her 16mm film “Fuses” and the video documentation of her performance “Meat Joy,” followed by a discussion on masculine and feminine representations of the body in experimental cinema. The Gifford Auditorium is located in Huntington Beard Crouse Hall.
Schneemann will also give an artist’s talk in Shemin Auditorium Nov. 30 at 2:30 p.m. Shemin Auditorium is located in the Shaffer Art Building. Both events are free and open to the public.
Schneemann has exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Museum of Modern Art; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and most recently in a retrospective at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York titled “Up To And Including Her Limits.” She has taught at New York University, the California Institute of the Arts, Bard College and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Her published works include “Cezanne, She Was A Great Painter,” “Early and Recent Work,” “More Than Meat Joy: Performance Works and Selected Writings” and the forthcoming “Imaging Her Erotics.”
She has a master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree from Bard College. She has also studied at Columbia University’s School of Painting and Sculpture, The New School for Social Research and La Universidad De Puebla in Mexico.
Her visit is co-sponsored by VPA’s art media studies/transmedia and departments, the Graduate Association of Transmedia, the Graduate Student Organization, the Committee on Women and Art and the Student Association.
The Thursday Screeners is a student organization dedicated to presenting classic, experimental and foreign cinema and their creators to the University and surrounding community.