Speaker Series


 

Anna Sew Hoy : Longenecker Artist in Residenceanna sew hoy

October 24th, 2018
Lecture: 6:30 p.m., Reception: 8 p.m.
Structural & Materials Engineering, SME 149, UC San Diego

Artist Anna Sew Hoy has been selected as the inaugural Martha Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence. A renowned artist, Sew Hoy will both practice her craft as well as mentor and instruct UC San Diego students during a critical stage of their artistic development.

  

 


 

Adam Khalil : Graduate Lecture Seriesadam khalil

October 29th, 2018
Lecture: 7 p.m.
Structural & Materials Engineering, SME 149, UC San Diego

Khalil’s work subverts traditional forms of ethnography through humor, transgression, and innovative documentary practice. Khalil’s films and installations have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Sundance, Walker Arts Center, e-flux, Microscope Gallery (New York), Spektrum (Berlin), Trailer Gallery (Sweden), and Carnival of eCreativity (Bombay).

 


 

Carrie Mae Weems : Distinguished Alumna, MFA '84carrie mae weems

November 7th, 2018
Reception: 6 p.m., Lecture: 7 p.m.
Price Center Theater, UC San Diego

Carrie Mae Weems is a celebrated artist known for exploring issues of race, gender, class and how the present can be understood through history and identity. Named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013, Weems continues to engage local communities through art and activism.

 

 


 

Candice Hopkins : Graduate Lecture Seriescandice hopkins

November 8th, 2018
Lecture: 7 p.m.
Structural & Materials Engineering, SME 149, UC San Diego

Candice Hopkins is a curator and writer originally from Whitehorse, Yukon and based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is co-curator of the forthcoming SITE Santa Fe biennial, Casa Tomada, opening in August, 2018, as well as co-curator of the Canadian Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale opening May, 2019, which will feature the media work of Isuma Productions, a collective based in Igloolik and Montreal, Canada. She was a curator for documenta 14 in Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany.


 

Zackary Drucker : Russell Lecturezackary drucker

November 14th, 2018
Reception: 6 p.m., Lecture: 7 p.m.
Price Center Theater, UC San Diego

Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.

For many years, UC San Diego and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego have partnered to bring contemporary artists to San Diego through the annual Russell Lecture program. The Russell Foundation was established in the will of Betty Russell, one of MCASD’s founding docents and a long-time supporter of UC San Diego.

 


 

Mark Derymark dery

November 28th, 2018
Lecture: 7pm
Structural & Materials Engineering, SME 149, UC San Diego

Mark Dery is a cultural critic. His writings on media, technology, pop culture, and American society have appeared in Artforum, Cabinet, Elle, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, and Wired, among others. He lectures frequently in the States and abroad.

Presented with support from the Literature Department, UC San Diego.