Dissertations Lectures & Conferences Publications Works Shown Exhibitions Curated updated 1 July 2013

Ph.D. Dissertations

2009

Sarah Lookofsky, No Such Thing as Society: Art and the Crisis of the European Welfare State

Eduardo Navas, Remix Theory: The Aesthetics of Sampling Laurel Reed, Approaches to Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Painting in Dalmatia

Rhonda Taube, Dancing in the Altiplano: K'iche' Maya Culture in Motion in Contemporary Highland Guatemala

2010

Fabián Cereijido, Assured Pasts or Gambled Futures: Contrasting Approaches to Context in Selected 20th-century Mexican and Argentine Art Practices

Nicole Holland, Worlds on View: Visual Art Exhibitions and State Identity in the Late Cold War

Jillian Mollenhauer, Olmec Monuments as Agents of Social Memory Orly Shevi, Memory and Power: Reflections on History, Memory, and Auschwitz in Contemporary Art and Film

2011

Mariola Alvarez, Neoconcretism and the Making of Brazilian National Culture, 1954-1961

David Mather, Energetic Excess: the Visual Structure of Movement in Early Italian Futurism, 1910-1915

Maria Ramos, Women Playing a Man's Game: Reconstructing Ceremonial and Ritual History of the Mesoamerican Ballgame

2012

Leah Cluff, Making History: The Role of History in Contemporary Native American Art

Laura Hoeger, Iconographies of Faith and Doubt in the Painting of Maurice Denis, the Nabis, and their Contemporaries

William H. Huber, Foundations of Videogame Authorship

Mat Jarvis, Noir / Blanc: Representations of Colonialism and Cosmopolitanism in 18th-century Painting

Eun Jung Park, Korean American Artists and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots

Tatiana Sizonenko, Artists as Agents in Venice, 1400-1500: Artistic Exchange and Cultural Translation between Venice and Constantinople -- The Case of Gentile Bellini

Lectures & Conferences

Kristen Gallerneaux Brooks: 
December 2011 "Spook Bundles: Salvaging Substance from Visual and Material Paranormal Cultures," Visiting Critic / Public Lecture, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

January 2012 "From Ganzfeld to Gizmos: Telepathic Aesthetics and Belief," College Art Association (CAA), Los Angeles March 2012 "Born Bad Places: Architecture and Animacy in Film, Folklore, and the Everyday," Western States Folklore Society, Sacramento, CA

October 2012 "Scratching on the Wall: the Poltergeist and Domestic Disturbances," American Folklore Society, New Orleans March 2013 Western States Folklore Society, San Diego, paper and panel chair

Lara Bullock:
November 2008 “Takeshi Murata and Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960),” University Art Gallery, UCSD (invited talk) December 2008 “Gabriel Lester and Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation (1974),” University Art Gallery, UCSD (invited talk)

April 2012 “Sao Paulo Streets: From Pixo to Logo,” Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, Tinker Foundation Symposium, Copley International Conference Center, UCSD

May 2013 “Micro Cities: Swoon’s Architectural Conversation Pieces and the Confrontation of Publics,” Third Global Conference on Urban Pop Cultures, Prague, Czech Republic

Amanda Cachia:

Conference and Panel Papers:
October 2012 "What Can a Body Do?” at Multimodal Approaches to Learning Conference, Haverford College, PA; and Art Beyond Sight, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

April 2013 "Cannibalizing Sound: Deaf Performance as a Site of Trespass," Access/Trespass Media Fields Conference, University of California, Santa Barbara

April 2013 "Life's Too Short: A Comical Turn in Disability in the Media" Fantastic! Heroic! Disabled?Cripping the Comic Con, Syracuse University (virtual presentation) April 2013 "What Can a Body Do?" UC FemTechNet Conference, UCSD

April 2013 "Talking Blind: Museums, Access and the Discursive Turn," Sixth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum, National Art Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen (virtual presentation)

May 2013 "Cannibalizing Sound: Deaf Performance as a Site of Trespass," Listen Up! Symposium, University of Oregon, Portland, OR (virtual presentation) June 2013 "What Can a Body Do?” at Haverford College, PA; and The Society for Disability Studies, Orlando, FL (on two separate panels, chairing one of them)

July 2013 “The Abject Disabled Misplaced in Contemporary Art," VariAbilit(ies): The History and Representation of the Body in its Diversity, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Invited Keynote & Plenary Lectures:
October 2012 "What Can a Body Do?" Arts Activated: Desire & Destination, Accessible Arts, Sydney, NSW, Australia

October 2012 "What Can a Body Do?" plenary speaker, Art + Body: The Possible, Improbable and Everything In Between, inaugural Arts + Disability Network Conference, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

University & Museum Lectures:
October 2012 "Curating Disability," presentation at the launch of the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability, San Francisco State University

October 2012 "Curating Sound, Curating Voices: Perspectives on Inclusive Design," VoxTAP, University of California, Berkeley October 2012 "Feature by Feature: Chuck Close, Prosopagnosia and Pixels," keynote lecture at the de Young Museum, San Francisco in conjunction with Chuck Close exhibition

February 2013 "What Can a Body Do?" Art Now Series, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

April 2013 "What Can a Body Do?" for Art, Medicine and Disability Class, University of California, Berkeley

September 2013 "Here and Now 13," exhibition conference curatorial discussions, organized by Disability in the Arts, Disadvantage in the Arts (DADAA), Perth, WA and hosted by Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia 

September 2013 "What Can a Body Do?" Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Orianna Cacchione:
September 2008 “The New Nomads: Politics of Aesthetics within Altermodernity” (with Margit Neuhold), Art and Power Conference, University of Leeds, U.K.

April 2009 “Nomadic Artists and the Problem of Cultural Translation,” Migrations Across the Disciplines Symposium, UCSD

March 2010 “Keywords School: Situating Textual Visualization in Contemporary Art Practice,” Visual Culture & Global Practices Conference, California State University, Long Beach

June 2010 “‘Lin Fengmian and Peking Opera,” Annual Conference of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast, Portland State University

July 2010 “Teaching Chinese: Situating the Pedagogical Practices of Xu Bing and Xu Tan,” World History Association Conference, Beijing

October 2011 “Wu Street: Tracing Lineages of the Internationalization of the Art World,” the Academic Forum of the Songzhuang Art Festival – Criticism, Translation, and Art Exchanges: The International Presentation of Chinese Contemporary Art, Beijing/Songzhuang

February 2012 “Keywords Project: Historicizing the Concept as Action in Investigatory Art Practice,” College Art Association Conference (CAA), Los Angeles

September 2012 “Towards Global Art History: Contemporary Art History from New Internationalism to Transnationalism,” Culture as Critical Theory Conference, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

February 2013 Panel Co-Chair, Cultural Negotiations of the Readymade, College Art Association (CAA) Conference, New York

Leah Cluff:

October 2009 “Presence/Presents: Native American Histories in the Works of Colleen Cutschall,” 2009 Native American Art Studies Association Conference, Norman, Oklahoma

Sascha Crasnow:

March 11, 2012 "Kienholz's Five Car Stud: Then & Now," presented at Making Sense of Making Work, Getty Consortium Symposium, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

February 2014 Panel proposed for College Art Association (CAA) titled "Gender, Sexuality and the Politics of Secularization in Contemporary Art from the Middle Eastand North Africa," co-chaired with Sara Mameni

Emily Goodman:

June 2011 “The Ghost of Mao: Spectral Presences in the work of Zhang Hongtu and Wang Guangyi,” Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centers (ASPAC) and Western Conference of the Association of Asian Studies (WCAAS) Conference, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

October 2012 “Spicing it Up: The Politics of Incorporating Latin and Asian Dishes into American Cookery in the 20th Century,” paper presented at Conference on Foodways: Diasporic Diners, Transnational Tables, and Culinary Connections, University of Toronto

March 2012 “Service with a Smirk: The Waitresses and the Gender Politics of Food Labor, paper presented at Making Sense of Making Work, Getty Consortium Symposium, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

February 2013 “The French Chef and the American Artist: Julia Child, Martha Rosler, Suzanne Lacy, and the Ideology of the Kitchen,” Gender Beyond Boundaries, Graduate Conference for Gender Research, UCSD

Ru Hockley:

October 2010 "Acts of Chronopolitical Defiance: The Rewriting of (Afro)Future Histories in Philosophy of Time Travel," UCLA 45th Annual Graduate Art History Symposium, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA November

2011 Invited panelist, Artists’ Panel Discussion, Vantage Point: UCSD Visual Dialogues, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA

Marguerite Hodge:

March 2013 “Color and the Enactment of Medical Knowledge in Early Modern Japan,” paper presented at An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Color, Getty Consortium Seminar, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

March 2013 “Dynamic Bodies: Simulated Human Movement in Nineteenth-Century Japan,” Loco/Motion, 34th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA), Fresno, CA

William H. Huber:

February 2007 “Complicit Play in Virtual Worlds.” Presentation and panel at Serious Play: MMO Gaming, Real Money, and Social Worlds Conference, La Jolla, CA

May 2008 “Soft Authorship.” Presentation at the Software 2008: Software Studies Workshop, La Jolla, CA

October 2008 “Collective Software Authorship in the Videogame Industry.” Presentation at the Japanese Arts and Globalizations Works in Progress Conference, Lake Arrowhead, CA

Hayoon Jung:

June 2011 “Liu Xaiodong: Three Gorges Newly Displaced Population,” Joint Meeting of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC) and the Western Conference of the Association of Asian Studies (WCAAS), Pacific Basin Institute of Pomona College, Claremont, CA

June 2011 “Searching for the Modern Wife in 1930s Shanghai and Seoul,” Popular Print Media, Visuality, and the Zigzag Road to Modernity in the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1949, an International Graduate Research Conference hosted by the Modern Chinese History program at the University of California, San Diego May 2012 “Searching for the ‘Modern Wife’ in Prewar Shanghai and Seoul Pictorials,” panel on Visualizing Asia in the Modern World, at the Visualizing Cultures Conference, Princeton University

February 2013 “Abstraction and Communism in China: The Works of QiuDeshu,” College Art Association (CAA), New York April 2013 “1980s Shanghai Abstraction: The Works of Li Shan,” Korean Association of History of Modern Art (KAHOMA), Seoul, Korea

Samara Kaplan:

April 2012 “New Institutions” (Co-organizer of the Annual Graduate Student Conference) Department of Visual Arts, UCSD

May 2013 “Shaking, Morphing, and Playing Dead - Reptition in Contemporary Dance,” Contemporary Dance: Performance, Process, and Training,” UC Riverside Annual Art History Graduate Conference, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA

Sara Mameni:

November 2007 “Lenin of Fremont: Geographical Politics of Monumental Statues,” Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA), Budapest, Hungary.

March 2009 “Mapping the Margins on the Hereford Map,” Graduate Symposium, York University, Toronto, Canada

November 2011 “Testing the Traffic: Cars, Oil and Pollution in Contemporary Art from the Middle-East,” Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), Savannah, GA

November 2013 “Tayy-al Ard: Queer Bodies in Motion,”National Women’s Studies Association, Cincinnati, Ohio (forthcoming) February 2014 “The Circular City: Firuzabad 1964,” (forthcoming) College Art Association (CAA), Chicago

February 2014 Panel proposed for College Art Association titled "Gender, Sexuality and The Politics of Secularization in Contemporary Art from the Middle East and North Africa," co-chaired with Sascha Crasnow

Elize Mazadiego:

March 2013 “Pop, Dematerialized: Argentina’s Critical Engagement in Pop Art,” Global Pop Research Symposium, Tate Modern, London, U.K.

April 2013 “Happenings to Anti-Happenings: the Avant-garde and Obsolescence in 1960s Argentina,” panel on The Permanence of the Transient: Precariousness, 39th Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historians (AAH), University of Reading, U.K.

April 2013 “Happenings in Translation: Mediation and the Event,” Artistic and Political Practices symposium, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Lizzy Miller:

March 2012 “Making Space for Marginalia,” Making Sense of Making Work, Getty Consortium Symposium, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

Eun Jung Park:

January 2009 Shifting Currents: Asian American Modern Art, panelist at the DeYoung Museum, San Francisco

February 2009 “Political Economies of P’ungmul,” presenter and panelist, Inventive Concepts: Models of Participatory Leadership in the Arts, College Art Association (CAA) Conference, Los Angeles

May 2009 Guest lecturer for a class taught by Professor ElanaZilberg, at the Communications Department, UCSD

October 2009 “Parallax Reflexivity: Critical Media Analysis of the ’92 LA riots,” presenter and panelist at the California Comparative Cultures Conference, UCSD

February 2011 “Teaching Diversity through Writing,” presenter and panelist, Teaching Diversity Conference, Communications Department, UCSD

April 2011 “Find Out What Graduate School is Really Like,” McNair Program, presenter and panelist, UCSD

February 2012 "Epistemological Possibilities within Korean American Art History,” presenter and panelist, Confrontations in Global Art History, College Art Association (CAA) Conference, Los Angeles

May 2012 “A Conversation on Art & the ’92 Riots,” organizer and panelist, Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

July 2012 “Mapping Asian American Art History,” presenter and panelist, New York University, NEH Summer Institute

July 2012 “Pedagogy of Asian American History,” presenter and panelist, New York University, NEH Summer Institute

May 2013 Strange Journeys Colloquium: Calit2 IDEAS Series, panelist with artist Joshua Tonies and curator Alexander Jarman, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, UCSD

Katrin Pesch:

March 2013 "Horizon and Environment in the Films of NingHao – An Eco-critical and Transnational Approach," Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Chicago

Paul Ricketts:

June 2010 “Kaleidoscopic Modernisms: The Presentation of Carnivalesque Bodies in Shanghai and Tokyo Pictorials of the 1920s and 1930s,” 44th Annual Conference of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC), hosted by the Institute for Asian Studies (IAS) and the Confucius Institute (CI-PSU) at Portland State University

April 2011 Moderator, panel on The Body & Self, Fourth Annual Ph.D. Conference, Visual Arts Department, UCSD

May 2011 Conference Co-Organizer, Pain and Trauma in East Asian Cinema, Visual Arts Department, UCSD

June 2011 “Kaleidoscopic Modernisms: Photomontage and the Construction of a Transnational Imaginary in Shanghai and Tokyo Pictorials of the 1920s and 1930s,” Popular Print Media, Visuality, and the Zigzag Road to Modernity in the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1949, an International Graduate Research Conference hosted by Modern Chinese History program at UCSD

February 2012 “Shanghai’s Liangyou Pictorial: A Case Study of the Transcultural Migration of Montage Aesthetics,” Invited Talk, LTCS 170: “Visual Culture Research Methods” (Larissa Heinrich), Department of Literature, UCSD

May 2012 “Shanghai’s Liangyou Pictorial: A Case Study of the Transcultural Migration of Montage Aesthetics,” Visualizing Asia in the Modern World: A Conference on Image-Driven Scholarship, MIT Visualizing Cultures, Princeton University

June 2013 “Kaleidoscopic Modernisms: Montage Aesthetics in Shanghai and Tokyo Pictorials of the 1920s and 1930s,” The Seventeenth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ 2013), J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo

Timothy J. Shea:

June 2011 “Re-framing the Ordinary: Photographs, Time, and the Development of ‘Art Photography’ in the Liangyou Pictorial, 1926-1933,” Popular Print Media, Visuality, and the Zigzag Road to Modernity in the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1949, an International Graduate Research Conference hosted by Modern Chinese History program at UCSD

June 2011 “The Spatial Practice of GuWenda,” Joint Meeting of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC) and the Western Conference of the Association of Asian Studies (WCAAS), Pacific Basin Institute of Pomona College, Claremont, CA

June 2012 “Renewing Revolution, Renewing Art: Ideals and Realities of the Long March Project in China and Mainland Southeast Asia,” Inter-Asian Connections III: Hong Kong (Conference co-sponsored by Social Science Research Council, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore), University of Hong Kong

Tatiana Sizonenko:

May 2007 “Giorgione and Venetian Humanism,” Annual UCSB Graduate Student Conference, Civic Cultures: Cities and Towns in the Middle Ages, University of California, Santa Barbara

May 2010 “Leonardo da Vinci’s Battle of Anghiari: New Evaluation and Research of Surviving Copies Using Multispectral Imaging and Other Analytical Technologies, Including the HiperWall at CALIT2, UCSD,” Board of Trustees Meeting of the Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archaeology (CALIT2), University of California, San Diego

February 2012 “The Maritime Mediterranean in Art: A Case of Shared Venetian, Byzantine, and Islamic Iconographies in Fashioning Early Modern Imperial Authority,” presented at the Mediterranean Seminar/UC Multi-Campus Research Project, The Maritime Mediterranean, UCSD

March 2012 “Gentile Bellini’s Impresa-Portrait of Mehmed II and Its Intertextual Strategies,” The Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Identity in Written Words, Washington, DC

April 2013 “Gentile Bellini and Venice’s Humanist History: St. Mark Preaching in Alexandria as a Triumphalist Vision of Venice and Humanism’s Patrons,” the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Renaissance in Venice Renaissance between Chronicle and History: Writers and Painters, San Diego, CA

June 2013 “Gentile Bellini’s Vision of Venice’s History in the Scuola Grande di San Marco (1504-1507),” First Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, St. Louis University (forthcoming)

July 2013 “Gentile Bellini’s Drawings from Constantinople: Fashioning the Cultural Identity of Mehmed II’s Court between Constantinople, Venice and Herat,” Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean, Churchill College, Cambridge, England (forthcoming)

Drew Snyder:

June 18 2011 "Huang Yong Ping: 1979-1989,” paper presented at the 2011 ASPAC & WCAAS Annual Conference, Pomona College

March 17 2012 “The Making of a Category," paper presented to Making Sense of Making Work, Getty Consortium Symposium, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

Sara Solaimani:

November 2012 “Culture, Art, and the Transborder Condition/Experience: Marcos Ramirez ERRE's Aesthetic Questionings of the Tijuana-San Diego Border,” Beyond Divide & Rule: Alternative Regionalisms and Struggles forCommunity [Másallá de divider y ordenar: Regionalismo alternative y luchascomunitarias] Third Binational Conference on Border Issues, San Diego City College, San Diego, and La Casa del Tunel, Tijuana, Mexico

March 2013 “Meanings of Collaborative Practice in the Tijuana-San Diego Borderlands Region: Wicking Gardens in Colonia San Bernardo and San Diego,” The Nature of Space, Graduate Student Conference, Visual Arts Department, UCSD

Tongyun Yin:

June 2010 “Nationalism and the Construction of Chinese Art Canon: Gugong Weekly 1929-1936,” 44th Annual Conference of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC), University of Portland, OR

April 2011 “Double Visibilities: Gugong Weekly and the Imperial Collection, 1929-1936,” 2011 Annual Conference of Association of Asian Studies, Hawaii June 2011 “Beginning with Disappearing: the Ambiguity in Song Dong’s Water Diary (1995-present),” ASPAC & WCAAS Joint Annual Conference, Pomona College, CA

June 2011 “From Traditional Painter to Modern Artist: Representing Guohua Paintings and Painters in the Liangyou Pictorial, 1926-1938,” Popular Print Media, Visuality, and the Zigzag Road to Modernity in the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1949, an International Graduate Research Conference hosted by Modern Chinese History program at UCSD

Tara Zepel:

2009 Evolutionary Origins of Aesthetics, CARTA Symposium, Graduate Student Respondent with V.S. Ramachandran, University of California, San Diego

2010 “Distributed Objectivities of Imagining: The Generative Scholarship driving Networked," Networked Humanities: Art History in the Web, ESF Research Conference, Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy

October 2011 “@Student in the #University Lecture Hall: Informal Twitter Use and Shifting Walls,” panel on “Education (In So Many Words),” Mobility Shifts Conference, New School, New York December 2012 Invited speaker, Media Places: Infrastructure | Space | Infrastructure Conference, Umea, Sweden 

April 2013 “Visualization as a Digital Humanities _ ?,” The Storm of Progress: New Horizons, New Narratives, New Codes, HASTAC 2013, Toronto

Publications

Kristen Gallernaux Brooks: 
“Born Bad Places: Architectural Animacy in Film, Folklore, and the Everyday.” In Cultural Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Folklore and Popular Culture (Berkeley, CA: University of California Berkeley, 2011)

“The Gizmo and the Glitch: Telepathy, Ocular Philosophy, and Other Extensions of Sensation." In Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures, ed. Sally R. Munt and Olu Jenzen (Ashgate Publishing, 2013)

Amanda Cachia:

“What Can a Body Do?” Wordgathering 23 (October 2012) http://www.wordgathering.com/issue23/arts/cachia.html

“Blind Orientations: Walking, Stumbling and Turning Towards New Points of View.” In Carmen Papalia, exh. cat. (New York, NY: New CUE Art Foundation, 2013)

“Talking Blind: Museums, Access and the Discursive Turn.” Disability Studies Quarterly (June 2013)

“Fragmented Productivity.” HERE&NOW13, exh. cat. (University of Western Australia: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, July, 2013) Cachia, Amanda, Kelly George and Kristin Lindgren,

“Growing Rhizomatically: Disability Studies, the Art Gallery and the Consortium.” Disability Studies Quarterly (Fall/Winter 2013)

Sascha Crasnow: 
Reviews:
“Messing With Your Senses With 'Phenomenal' Light in California." Hyperallergic (October, 17, 2011) http://hyperallergic.com/38277/phenomenal-mcasd/ “WTF Is... Light and Space?” Hyperallergic (October 21, 2011) http://hyperallergic.com/38827/wtf-is%E2%80%A6-light-and-space/ 

Essays:
“Politics of Space and Belonging and the Right of Return.” Hyperallergic (January 2, 2012) http://hyperallergic.com/44020/yael-bartana-and-europe-will-be-stunned/ Sascha Crasnow, Emily Goodman and Elizabeth Miller, Heterotopia, exh. cat. (La Jolla, CA: University Art Gallery, UCSD, 2012)

“Geopolitical Tensions and Problematics of Exhibiting: the Exterritory Project.” Interventions Journal (January 2013) http://interventionsjournal.net/2013/01/29/geopolitical-tensions-and-problematics-of-exhibiting-the-exterritory-project/

Catherine Czacki: 
“Apex.” In Sensitive Boys: Feeling Feelings, Volume 1 (March 2013)

Emily E. Goodman: 
Sascha Crasnow, Emily Goodman and Elizabeth Miller. Heterotopia, exh. cat. (La Jolla, CA: University Art Gallery, UCSD, 2012)

Natalie Haddad: 
Reviews: “Interview with Mike Kelley.” In Detroit: Telegraph, ed. Lynn Crawford (Detroit, MI: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 2008)

“Emory Douglas.” Museum of Contemporary Art Pacific Design Center. Frieze (March 2008)

“Victor Man.” Frieze (April 2008) “Phantom Sightings.” Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Frieze (September 2008)

“Jonathan Pylypchuk.” China Art Objects Galleries. The Brooklyn Rail (September 2008)

“Anger/Nation.” The Kitchen. Frieze (November 2008)

“Martin Kippenberger: The Problem Perspective.” Museum of Contemporary Art. Frieze (December 2008)

“SHE: Images of Women by Wallace Berman & Richard Prince.” Michael Kohn Gallery. The Brooklyn Rail (March 2009)

“John Lautner.” Hammer Museum. Frieze (March 2009) Haddad, Natalie and John Welchman (Review),

“Carl Burmeister: GODANDNOTHING.” MorYork Gallery. X-TRA (Summer 2009)

“Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield.” The Brooklyn Rail (November 2009)

“Dave McKenzie.” Susanne Vielmetter Gallery. Frieze (November/December 2009)

“Victor Houteff: At the Eleventh Hour.” Frieze (January/February 2010)

“Tris Vonna-Michell: Not a Solitary Sign or Inscription to Even Suggest an Ending.” Overduin and Kite. The Brooklyn Rail (May 2010)

“Art Against Empire: Graphic Responses to US Interventions Since World War II.” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. Frieze (May 2010)

“Focus: Richard Aldrich.” Frieze (September 2010)

“In the Dark.” Frieze (October 2010)

“Fred Lonidier.” Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery. Frieze (April 2011)

Essays: 
“Tristan Shone.” San Diego Art Prize, September 2011 Catalogue essay, in Carroll Dunham: A Drawing Survey, exh. cat. (Los Angeles and New York: Blum and Poe and Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 2012)

Marguerite Hodge:
“Enigmatic Bodies: Dolls and the Making of Japanese Modernity.” Nineteenth Century Art Worldwide, Volume 12, Issue 1 (Spring 2013) http://www.19thc-artworldwide.org/index.php/spring13/hodge-enigmatic-bodies

William H. Huber:
“Fictive Affinities in Final Fantasy XI: Complicit and Critical Play in Fantastic Nations.” In DiGRA 2005: Changing Views: Worlds in Play (Vancouver, BC: Simon Fraser University, 2005)

“Notes on Aesthetics in Japanese Videogames.” In Videogames and Art, ed. Andy Clarke and Grethe Mitchell (Bristol UK: Intellect Books, 2008)

“Epic Spatialities: The Production of Space in Final Fantasy Games.” In Third Person: Authoring and Exploring Vast Narratives (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009), 373-84 William H. Huber and Stephen Mandiberg.

“Kingdom Hearts, Territoriality and Flow.” In Breaking New Ground: Innovation in Games, Play, Practice and Theory (London: Brunel University, 2009) http://digra.org:8080/Plone/dl/db/09287.47134.pdf.

“Catch and Release: Ludological Dynamics in Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly.” Loading... Journal of the Canadian Gaming Studies Organization 4, no. 6 (2010) http://journals.sfu.ca/loading/index.php/loading/article/viewArticle/91

Jeremy Douglass, William H. Huber, and Lev Manovich, “Understanding Scanlation: How to Read One Million Fan-translated Manga Pages,” Image and Narrative 12, no. 1 (2011), 190–227

Sara Mameni:

Reviews:
“Adventures in History: Isabelle Pauwels at the Henry Art Gallery.” Henry Art Gallery. Canadian Art (Fall 2010), 130-133 

“Foiled Islands: Abbas Akhavan at The Third Line Gallery.” Fuse Magazine 34 (Fall 2010)

Essays: 
“Take Two: On Denise Oleksijczuk.” Canadian Art (Winter 2009), 70-73

“Snail Fever.” Curatorial essay, The Third Line Gallery, 2011

“Tiger and Radishes.” Manual of Treason, Sharjah Biennale 10 (Farsi/English publication), 2011 

“The Subterranean Ice-Pit.” Catalogue essay, Galerie Mana, 2013

“Car Flirting and Morality Cruising: Neurotic Gazes and Paranoid Glances in Contemporary Iranian Art.” AL-Raida Journal: Women and Photography in the Arab World (Special Issue). Lebanese American University (forthcoming)

“In Persian Blue: Fashion and Tourism in Pre-revolutionary Iran.” In Unveiling Fashion: Gender, Islam and Global Modernities, ed. Nida Sajid (forthcoming)

Elizabeth Miller:

“Los Angeles Performance Art: Now and Then.” Hyperallergic (November 2011) Elizabeth Miller, Emily Goodman and Sascha Crasnow, Heterotopia, exh. cat. (La Jolla, CA: University Art Gallery, UCSD, 2012)  

Works Shown

Kristen Gallerneaux Brooks:

1. December 8, 2012 - December 21, 2012 "Psycho-Pomp: An Eschatological Guide to the Future" (16 International artists exploring themes of eschatology, magic, the occult, and the end of times) Group show Ship in the Woods Gallery, Del Mar, California

2. February 21 - May 1, 2013 "The Practice Series" (Ph.D. Art Practice Group Exhibition) Group show Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD

3. April 24, 2013 - May 25, 2013 "The Unknown" (6 International artists exploring themes of the supernatural, liminal, unseen) Group show Space4Art Gallery, San Diego, California

4. April 23rd, 2013 “The Unknown” (Exhibition featured in San Diego City Beat) http://www.sdcitybeat.com/sandiego/article-11718-the-unknown-adams-av.html

Catherine Czacki:

1. Sept. 14 – Oct. 14, 2012 “Lightness of Being,” Group show Present Company, Brooklyn, New York

2. April 14th, 2013 “Modern Sculptress,” Two-person show with Adrienne Garbini 4461 North Avenue, San Diego, California

3. February 21 - May 1, 2013 "The Practice Series" (Ph.D. Art Practice Group Exhibition) Group show Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD

4. May 23rd - June 17th, 2013 “The one beneath is mysterious, falling below the line of sight,” Solo show Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD

5. October 2012 “Untitled (Stone Dog)” Artists project Set to Signal, Online art and culture bulletin (Issue #2: The Future of Kayfabe) http://settosignal.com/ http://www.catherineczacki.com/ http://registry.whitecolumns.org/view_artist.php?artist=12769 Alex Kershaw: 1. Apr. 24 – May 27, 2012 “Boo Australia”, Group show Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile 2. Oct. 12 – Nov. 11, 2012 “Siteworks 2012”, Group show Bundanon Trust, West Cambewarra, NSW, Australia 3. Aug. 24, 2012 “Recent Video Works” Screening Artspace, Sydney Australia

6. Jun. 8 – Sept. 14, 2012 “Artspace Studio”, Residency Sydney, Australia

7. February 21 - May 1, 2013 "The Practice Series" (Ph.D. Art Practice Group Exhibition) Group show Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD

8. Sept. 11 – Dec. 1, 2013 “Fantasticology Tokyo: Faults, Flesh, and Flowers” Solo show Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Australia

Katrin Pesch:

1. November 10 – 29, 2009 “Art Cinema – A Mirror of Germany’s History” Group Show Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea Museu do Ciado, Lisbon, Portugal

2. April 2, 2010 “Open Studios” Visual Art Facility, UCSD, La Jolla, California

3. April 9, 2011 “Slide Projector” Group Show Agit Prop, San Diego‚Ä®

4. April 10, 2011 “Open Studios” Visual Arts Facility, UCSD

5. September 6 -18, 2012 “Lonley Allegiance” Group Show Mångkulturellt Centrum, Botkyrka, Sweden

6. February 21 - May 1, 2013 "The Practice Series" (Ph.D. Art Practice Group Exhibition) Group show Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD

7. May 1, 2012 – April 30, 2013 “The Yellow Wallpaper” (12 experimental film and video works selected by Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art for streaming over a one-year period at ARTE Creative) Group show ARTEcreative, creative.arte.tv

8. November 23, 2009 “My Room My Space” (Film and video program curated by Wilbirg Brainin-Donnenberg as part of the series, Other Dimensions, organized by Medienwerkstatt Wien in cooperation with Stadtkino Wien) Screening Filmhaus Kino, Vienna

9. August 26 – 29, 2009 Arsenal Summer School (Workshop on film mediation titled Space Odyssey: Spaces for Film and Video Art) Screening Arsenal Institut for Film and Video Art, Berlin http://katrinpesch.blogspot.com http://films.arsenal-berlin.de/index.php/Search/Index/search/Katrin+Pesch http://creative.arte.tv/fr/community/katrin-pesch-yellow-wallpaper-2008

Tim Ridlen: 
1. January 19 - 22, 2012 "Consumer Recalls," Screening 25th Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgart, Germany

2. April 29 - May 27, 2012 "The Artist PhD Field Library," Collaborative exhibition project Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

3. February 21 - May 1, 2013 "The Practice Series" (Ph.D. Art Practice Group Exhibition) Group show Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD  

Exhibitions Curated

Kristen Gallerneaux Brooks:

1. December 8, 2012 - December 21, 2012 "Psycho-Pomp: An Eschatological Guide to the Future" (16 International artists exploring themes of eschatology, magic, the occult, and the end of times.) Curator Ship in the Woods Gallery, Del Mar, California

2. April 24, 2013 - May 25, 2013 "The Unknown" (6 International artists exploring themes of the supernatural, liminal, unseen) Curator Space4Art Gallery, San Diego, California

Amanda Cachia:

1. October 26 – December 16, 2012 "What Can a Body Do?" (9 disabled/non-disabled artists exploring themes of disability, embodiment, environment) Curator Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Pennsylvania.

2. September 28, 2012 – January 3, 2013 "Ecotopia" (12 Canadian and international artists exploring urban environment and decay) Curator Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada

3. February 9 – April 14, 2013 "Ecotopia” Curator Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

4. May 17 – July 20, 2013 "Ecotopia" Curator Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

5. (upcoming) January 24 – May 7, 2014 "Ecotopia" Curator Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

6. (upcoming) June - August, 2014 "LOUD Silence" (4 deaf artists re-conceptualizing “sound” and “silence” inspired by John Cage’s 4’33”) Curator Grand Central Art Center, California State University, Santa Ana, California

Leah Cluff:

1. July 11, 2010 - December 12, 2010 "Defying Expectations: Contemporary Native American Art from the San Diego Region" (Works by James Luna, Gerald Clarke, Raymond Lafferty, and Catherine Nelson-Rodriguez) Curator Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, California

Sasha Crasnow:

1. October 27 - December 6, 2011 "Imaginary Homelands" (American-Israeli artists exploring their split/dual identities) Curator MINA Gallery, New York, New York

2. May 31 - June 29, 2012 "HETEROTOPIA: UCSD MFA 2012" (graduating UCSD MFA class of 2012) Curator University Art Gallery, UCSD

3. June 16 - June 30, 2012 "My Place Like Home" (6 Southern California MFA Students, exploring issues of self/place/home) Curator Space 4 Art, San Diego, California

4. October 4 - December 14, 2012 "Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)" (Creative Time's traveling exhibition on socially-engaged practice, 4 local commissioned projects added) Curator University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, California

Samara Kaplan:

1. March 9th – April 9th 2013 “WICKING” (Group show featuring artist responses to fieldwork in Tijuana’s Los Laureles Canyon) Curator SME, Department of Visual Arts, UCSD

2. May 30th – June 28th 2013 “MFA 2013” (Group exhibition featuring 15 graduating UC San Diego Masters of Fine Arts students) Curator University Art Gallery, UCSD

Sara Mameni:

1. June 19 - July 28, 2011 "Snail Fever" Curator The Third Line Gallery, Dubai

Lizzy Miller:

1. May 31 - June 29, 2012 "Heterotopia" (2012 UC San Diego MFA Group Show) Curator University Art Gallery, UCSD

2. October 4 - December 14, 2012 "Living as Form (the nodamic version)" Curator University Art Gallery, UCSD

3. February 21 - May 1, 2013 "The Practice Series" (Ph.D. Art Practice Group Exhibition) Curator Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD

4. October 3 - December 5, 2013 "Subterranea" Curator Structural and Materials Engineering Building Main Gallery, UCSD

5. May 23rd - June 17th, 2013 “The one beneath is mysterious, falling below the line of sight” (Exhibition of works by Catherine Czacki) Curator Discursive and Curatorial Production Initiative, Structural and Materials Engineering Building, UCSD

Eun Jung Park:

1. July 2008 “Between yourself and you, Bradley Hyppa” Curator Compactspace gallery, Los Angeles, California

2. April 2010 “Hippo OS’10” (UCSD MFA Group Show) Curator Visual Arts Gallery, Department of Visual Arts, UCSD, La Jolla, California

3. April 2012 “Civil Space: A Transformative Memory of the 1992 Los Angeles Civil Unrest” Curator Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, California

Tatiana Sizonenko:

Curated Exhibitions:

February-August, 2006 “Visual Mozart: Computer Visualization of Mozart Compositions,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

February-August, 2006 “Tribute to Glenn Miller: A Celebration of His Big Band Sound,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

September-December, 2006 “The Singing Saw,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA August 2007 - January 2008 “The Ukulele and You: America’s Enduring Love of the ‘Jumping Flea.’” Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

February - July, 2007 “Harp Guitars: Artistry, Passion and Imagination,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

February - September, 2008 “The Violin in America: Old World Tradition, New World Sound,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

October 2008 - March 2009 “The Magic and Mystery of Slide Guitar,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

August 29, 2009 - April 30, 2010 “The Waves of Inspirations: The Legacy of Moog,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA 

September 2009 - March 2011 “On! The Beginnings of Electric Music Generation,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

June - September, 2010 “The Art of the Stompbox,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

September 16, 2010 - March 15, 2011 “The Quest for New Voices in Musical Instruments,” San Diego International Airport, Terminal 2.

October 15, 2010 - January 30, 2011 “Guitar Nouveau,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

October 21, 2010-February 4, 2011 “Hyperlocal Identities: The San Diego Effect,” Curator Dean’s Office, Division of Arts and Humanities Office Gallery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

March 4-June 6, 2011 “Cross-Disciplinary Productions: A Visual Arts Department Exhibition,” Curator Dean’s Office, Division of Arts and Humanities Office Gallery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

October 30, 2011-March 31, 2012 “Roots of Reeds: A Story of Instrument Migrations,” Curator Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

Curated Public Programs:

February 3, 2007 “Harp Guitar Experience” with Stephen Bennett “Harp Guitars: Artistry, Passion and Imagination” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

March 24, 2007 “Harp Guitar Dreams: Past, Present, and Future” with John Doan “Harp Guitars: Artistry, Passion and Imagination” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

April 21, 2007 “Harp Guitars and Beyond” with two-time Grammy nominee William Eaton “Harp Guitars: Artistry, Passion and Imagination” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

October 11, 2008 “Opening Reception Featuring David Lindley and Sonny Landreth” “The Magic and Mystery of Slide Guitar” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

November 1, 2008 “South Indian Slide with Chitravina N. Ravikiran” “The Magic and Mystery of Slide Guitar” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

November 19, 2008 “An Evening with Martin Simpson” “The Magic and Mystery of Slide Guitar” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

January 10, 2009 “Bob Brozman’s World of Slide and Rhythm Guitar” “The Magic and Mystery of Slide Guitar” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

February 7, 2009 “The Country Sound with Cindy Cashdollar and Friends” “The Magic and Mystery of Slide Guitar” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

March 7, 2009 “Eclectic Blues with Freddie Roulette, Henry Kaiser, and Friends” “The Magic and Mystery of Slide Guitar” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

August 29, 2009 “Exhibition opening and museum concert-demonstration with Keith Emerson and Erik Norlander” “The Waves of Inspiration: The Legacy of Moog” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

November 6, 2009 “George Duke and His Quartet” “The Waves of Inspiration: The Legacy of Moog” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

April 17, 2010 “Moog the Man I Knew and the Machine I Learned,” a concert with composer and founder of Mother Mallard’s Portable Masterpiece Company (the world’s first synthesizer ensemble) David Borden, and with performer and arranger Josh Oxford (Ithaca College) “The Waves of Inspiration: The Legacy of Moog” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

March 4, 2011 A lecture and conversation with artist /critic/theorist Allan Sekula (UCSD/MFA 1974) and historian /critic/curator Moira Roth (Professor at UCSD 1974-85) “Cross-Disciplinary Productions” Exhibition Programs, Visual Arts Department, UCSD

March 11, 2011 Exhibition-opening with Jeff Kelley (MFA, UCSD 1985), an art critic, curator, and educator, and an enactment of Allan Kaprow’s “Easy” (1972) with PhD and MFA students “Cross-Disciplinary Productions” Exhibition Programs, Visual Arts Department, UCSD

September 18, 2011 “James ‘Mr. Superharp’ Cotton,” a Grammy award-winning blues harmonica master “Roots of Reeds” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

October 30, 2011 “Howard Levy: Harmonica Fusion,” legendary blues, folk, jazz, Latin, and country tunes performed by Grammy Award-winning harmonica player “Roots of Reeds” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

December 10, 2011 “Sounds of the Jungle Temple,” traditional music from Asia and modern improvisation on Asian reed instruments presented by musician and ethnomusicologist Randy Reine-Reusch (Vancouver, Canada) with special guest Mei Han (Vancouver, Canada) “Roots of Reeds” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA

February, 2012 “Tales of the Reed,” East Mediterranean folk music and modern jazz performed by Dr. A. J. Racy (UCLA), Dr. David Borgo (UCSD), Sousail Kaspar (Los Angeles), and Rob Thorsen (San Diego) “Roots of Reeds” Exhibition Programs, Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA