AURORA TANG: Recent Projects

Monday, April 25, 3:30 PM
Visual Arts Presentation Lab, SME 149
Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UC San Diego

The UC San Diego Visual Arts Department and Discursive and Curatorial Productions (DCP) Initiative are pleased to welcome Aurora Tang. She is a Los Angeles-based curator and researcher, with a focus on contemporary place-based practices. Since 2009, she has been Program Manager at the Center for Land Use Interpretation, a non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the increase and diffusion of knowledge about how our nation's lands are apportioned, utilized, and perceived. She has also worked with The Getty Conservation Institute, The Getty Research Institute, and High Desert Test Sites, where she served as Managing Director from 2011-2015.

She will present a selection of recent projects, including independent research and curatorial work, as well as projects produced with the Center for Land Use Interpretation.

About DCP‬
‪The Discursive and Curatorial Productions (DCP) Initiative in the UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts is a space designed for critical dialogue and experimentation in curatorial and discursive practices, with workshops for research into art practice, the aesthetics of materialization, and the cognitive and pedagogical potential of aesthetics.. ‬‬

‪The DCP is led by Visual Arts Faculty Mariana Wardwell and Alena J. Williams and a team of PhD students including Melinda Guillen, Elizabeth D. Miller, Tim Ridlen, and Katrin Pesch. ‬‬


Image: Mission Mine, Sahuarita, Arizona, CLUI photo