Katya Crawford in "Body Envelope, 1.2" a site specific installation (2012) by Artist Nina Waisman.
Photo courtesy of Joshua White; Courtesy of the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA


A Talk with Artist Nina Waisman

Exhibition: 14-18 April 2014, SME 201

Talk: Monday, April 14th, 2014, 6-7PM, SME 202

Reception on Thursday, April 17th, 2014, 6-9PM, SME 201

UC San Diego Structural and Materials Engineering Bldg.
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

The Experimental Drawing Studio hosts resident artist, Nina Waisman as a part of the Experimental Drawing Studio's Drawing Sound event. Waisman's work examines how sound can interact with a body moving through space. Nina Waisman's Installation is located in SME 202 and will be open from April 14th-April 18th.

Nina Waisman

Nina Waisman is a visual and media artist who makes sculptures that respond to movement. A former dancer, she explores how ideas and ways of thinking are influenced by how our bodies experience different spaces, “physical thinking.” Nina has had several solo exhibitions at venues such as the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA, the Visual Arts Facility Gallery at the University of California, San Diego and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Nina has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including at the San Diego Museum of Art, the Orange County Museum of Art, The House of World Cultures in Berlin, Germany, The CECUT in Tijuana, the Zerol Biennial in San Jose, and the FILE festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and she frequently collaborates with the artist collective, CUBO. Immediately prior to Orange we… Nina completed an artist residency at the Montalvo Arts Center. Nina's ''Orange We...'' ineractive installation is currently on view at The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, California.


About the EDS Initiative

The Experimental Drawing Studio provides open space for an intersection of disciplines that engage the practice of drawing in its expansive range of forms. Artists, engineers, architects, writers, designers, animators and media practitioners will have a clean and unencumbered space to specifically explore the role of drawing in their research. The studio will be used for exploratory drawing research and practice. This includes, for example, large scale or collaborative drawing projects, workshops and conferences on drawing, independent, collaborative and mentored projects between faculty and MFA and PhD Practice students and advanced undergraduates for the preparation for an exhibition, the scope of a proposed project, design and lay out of a graphic book, or focused research and teaching for an academic quarter.

The Experimental Drawing Studio is led by Associate Professor Amy Adler, Visual Arts UCSD in collaboration with Visual Arts Studio Area faculty and a committee of Visual Arts graduate students.

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Nina Waisman

Amy Adler
Associate Professor
UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts

Nina Waisman is an UC San Diego Visual Arts MFA Alumna.

Photo courtesy of Artist Nina Waisman.

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