College Art Association annual conference in NYC

CAA Annual Conference

Even if you can´t go, it´s a great source of top references – experts in almost all the design fields.

Visit site: http://conference.collegeart.org/

CONFERENCES
Time: Wednesday 2/15

“SO NEAR AND YET SO FOREIGN: NEGOTIATING TOURISTIC EXPERIENCE THROUGH DESIGN

Chair: Sara Desvernine Reed, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Tropicana: Designing Cosmopolitan Cubanidad

Erica Morawski, Smith College

To and From Ticul: Uses of the Maya Pot in California Design, Science, and Counterculture
Robert J. Kett, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

How to See Japan: Japan Tourist Bureau Images for Western Tourists of the 1930s

Dori Griffin, Ohio University School of Art + Design

From Hotels to Home: Designing Ghana’s Tourism Industry through Asanti Textiles

Allison Joan Martino, University of Michigan

Arriving and Departing from American Sāmoa

Kelema Lee Moses, Occidental College

ENERGY EXCHANGE: CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING

Synaptic Leaps: Energy Interchange in Contemporary Printmaking

Deborah Cornell, Boston University

Once You Know, You Can’t Unknow: Creative Problem Solving in Computationalist Culture

Zachary Kaiser, Michigan State University

The Efficacy of Painting in the Landscape Imagination

Sandy Litchfield, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Emotional Location: A Reflection on the Digitally Rendered Surface

Barbara Rauch, OCAD University

 

PEDAGOGY I: FUNDAMENTALS 

Problem-Finding and Meaning-Making: An Examination of the Advanced Placement Studio Art Concentration Process
Amy Charleroy, Teachers College, Columbia University

Teaching Histories of Art and Design . . . Together
Susan Funkenstein, University of Michigan

Transforming Not Transferring Content to Create an Online Art History I Survey Course
Ingrid Steiner, Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation

Expert Consensus on Teaching the Art History Survey: A Delphi Study
Josh Yavelberg, George Mason University

HISTORY THOUGH THINGS/THINGS THROUGH HISTORY: DESIGN OBJECTS IN THE MUSEUM

Chairs: Emily Orr, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; Christine Guth, Independent Scholar

The Japanese Camera on Display: History through the Lens of a Nikon
Kelly Midori McCormick, University of California, Los Angeles

MoMA and the Accession of Digital Type Designs
Craig Eliason, University of St. Thomas

Collecting and Displaying Contemporary Fashion: The Conservator’s Perspective
Sarah Scaturro, The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Curating Kul’ttovary
Yelena McLane, Florida State University

THE SHIFTING LANDSCAPE OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN

Chair: Russell Flinchum, North Carolina State University College of Design

Fifty Years of Universal Design at NC State
Russell Flinchum, North Carolina State University College of Design

Universal Design and Experience Design: An Applied Framework for Teaching Undergraduate Graphic Design Students
Scott Townsend, North Carolina State University College of Design

Big Data and Universal Design: Scaffolding Accessibility through New Media Environments
Helen Armstrong, North Carolina State University College of Design

Principles Applied: Experiencing Disability (a Workshop)
Helen Armstrong, North Carolina State University College of Design

RECEPTION STUDIES IN MODERNISM: REINTERPRETING MODERN MASTERS

Appropriation, Assemblage, and Hybridity: Oceanic Art and a Collage Aesthetic in Jean Dubuffet’s Portraits

Stephanie Chadwick, Lamar University

Making the Hand Visible: Paul Klee’s Tactile Surfaces

Charlotte Healy, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

From Black Mountain to Monte Alban: Josef and Anni Albers in the Americas

Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye, Yale University

DESIGN MUSEUMS: THE NEW WAVE

Chair: Elizabeth Keslacy, University of Michigan

Perfect Vision: Issey Miyake and a Museum of Design in Japan
Chelsea Bruner, Ringling College of Art and Design
1965 Today: Exhibitin Modern Archaeology
Noga Eliash-Zalmznovich, The Israel Museum

Redesigning a Design Museum

Laura Flusche, Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)
Villa Noailles: Modern and Contemporary Design as Festive Collaborative Projects
Rosemary O’Neill, Parsons School of Design, The New School

FEMINIST INTERVENTIONS IN THE TECHNOSPACE

Aesthetics of Biofeedback: Modeling Consciousness in Art of the 1960s and 1970s

Cristina Albu, University of Missouri- Kansas City

Virtual Encounters with Asian/America: Expressions of Transnational Feminisms and Intimacies in the Virtua/Augmented Realities of Tamiko Thiel, and Lily and Honglei

Michelle Lee, Purdue University

It’s Not Just about the Rain: Materializing Climate Data as Woven Landscape

Tali Weinberg, Artist

Technology Chic: Designing Machines with Women in Mind

Julie Wosk, State Univerity of New York Maritime College

NEW STUDIES IN RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE PAINTING

Annibale Carracci’s Butcher’s Shop: Rethinking Art Theory and Practice of the Naturalistic Reform of Painting

Gloria de Liberali, university of Washington

Armor, Body, and Masculinity in Portraits of a Renaissance Duke

Claudia Lazzaro, Cornell University

What’s in a Line: The Painted Seam in Renaissance Venice

Charlotte Nichols, Seton Hall University

Poussin’s Women

Troy Thomas, The Pennsylvania University Harrisburg

WRITING AND REWRITING CHINESE DESIGN HISTORY

Interaction between Art and Technique: Early Chinese Bronzes Reviewed
Peng Peng, Princeton University

Designs and Skills in the Multimedia Writing Practices of the Literati in Qing China
Hye-shim Yi, University of California, Los Angeles

Early Modern Design in Asia
Daniel Huppatz, Swinburne University of Technology

From Ancient Bronze to Modern Design: The Book Design Project of Lu Xun and Tao Yuanqing in 1920s China
Ren Wei, Dickinson College

SURREALIST GESTURES AND MATERIAL TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY INTERIOR 

Chair: Marianne Eggler, State University of New York, Fashion Institute of Technology

Making the Domestic Fantastic: Dorothea Tanning’s Surrealist Mise-en-Scène
Alyce Mahon, Cambridge University
Transmutational Environments: Plastics and Experimental Interior Design in the Late 1960s
Alexa Griffith Winton, Ryerson School of Interior Design

So Dirty! Surrealist Thoughts and Filthy Spaces in Feminist Performance Art
Kathleen Wentrack, Queensborough Community College, The City University of New York
From Correalism to Object Ecology: The Neo-Avant-Garde Environment
Larry Busbea, University of Arizona

DESIGN: CONTEXT AND DIALOGUE

Chair: Mark John DeYoung, Independent Scholar

Design: Participatory Practices and Service Learning in Visual Communication
Mark John DeYoung, Independent Scholar

Mapping the Curriculum: A Case Study in Practice-Based Design Research for
the Art and Design Institution
Katherine Gillieson, Emily Carr University of Art + Design; Stephan Garneau,       Independent Researcher

A Smart Communities Initiative: Designing for Economic Growth in Small Town America
Deborah Shmerler, The University of Tennessee

Community Mapping Workshop as Collaborative, Experiential Learning, and Participatory Action Research
Andrew DeRosa, Queens College, The City University New York

EXHIBITIONS BETWEEN ART AND DESIGN

Throwaway Society? Ed Rossbach’s Con/temporary Basketry
Sarah Parrish, Boston University

Reanimating the Possibilities of Affect in Henry Moore’s The Arch, 1980
Tola C. Porter, Washington University in St. Louis

Beyond the Film Frame: The Animated Ornament in Exhibition
Katherine Rochester, Bryn Mawr College

OPERATING MANUAL FOR LIVING IN THE WORST- CASE SCENARIO

Chairs: Emily Candela, Royal College of Art; Maya Oppenheimer, Royal College of Art; Francesca Laura Cavallo, Kent University

New Survivalism” Reimagining Escape

Jessica Charlesworth, School of the Art Insitute of Chicago

Visual Standard for Southern California Tsunami Evacuation Information: Applications of Information Design in Disaster Risk Management

Claudine Jaenichen, Chapman University

Surviving a Massive Refugee Situation: A Manual for Designers

Kai Wood Mah, Laurentian University; Patrick Lynn Rivers, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

“However hard you try it’s always tomorrow” Liam Gillick’s “What if? Scenario”

Jadine Collingwood, University of Chicago

8TH CRITICAL CRAFT FORUM:GENDER AND JEWELRY

Chairs: Namita Gupta Wiggers, Critical Craft Forum; Benjamin Lignel, Art Jewelry Forum

Meredith P. Nelson, Bard Graduate Center
Emily K. Rebmann

Julia Heineccius, The Evergreen State College
James Tigger! Ferguson
renée c. hoogland, Wayne State University

Discussant: Jenni Sorkin, University of California, Santa Barbara

EAST ASIAN ART HISTORY AS DESIGN HISTORY

Chairs: Michelle H. Wang, Reed College; Ellen Huang, University of California, Berkeley

Nested Space in Qing Trompe L’Oeil Murals at the Forbidden City, ca. 1733
Sophie Volpp, University of California, Berkeley

Tribute and Trade beyond the Imperial Center: Late Qing Artisans and the Centripetal Image
Susan Eberhard, University of California, Berkeley

Illusion, Industry, Alterity, and Depth: The Mechanisms of Marginalization in the History of East Asian Design
Kristopher Kersey, University of Richmond

Trans/national and Trans-disciplinary Enquiries: Writing East Asian Design History as Art and Visual Culture History for the Global Context
Yuko Kikuchi, University of the Arts London; Wendy S. Wong, York University

CULTURAL HISTORIES OF TYPOGRAPHY

Galería Perdida

(Andres Janacua), School of Visual Arts

Delicate, Light, Strong, Bold: Gendered Language Descriptors in Typefaces and Letterforms

Amy Papaelias, State University of New York at New Paltz

Never Use Futura

Douglas Thomas, Maryland Institute College of Art

Sculpted Letters: Gill Sans, Humanist Fonts, and Religious Weight
Anna Wager, University of Washington

ECONOMIES OF DESIGN AND BRANDING

Location: Gramercy A/West, 2nd Floor

Reshaping This Exceptional Economy of the Design Industry through Systems Thinking
Hannah Park, Texas State University

Felt Sense and the Art of Branding
Paul M. Romejko, Independent Artist and Scholar

A Haptic Process: How Touch Ignites Graphic Design
Kelly Salchow MacArthur, Michigan State University

The Uncanny Valley of Branding
Gabriel Schaffzin, University of California, San Diego; Zachary Kaiser, Michigan State University

INTERACTIVE DESIGN WITH THE ARDUINO MICROCONTROLLER

Location: Concourse E, Concourse Level

Workshop Leader: Jenn Karson, University of Vermont FabLab

TEACHING DESIGN HISTORY THROUGH MAKING

Location: Sutton Parlor South, 2nd Floor

Chair: Dori Griffin, Ohio University

Teaching Historical Design at The Metropolitan Museum
Nazanin Hedayat Munroe, Modern Ancient Design

Objects and Documents
Richard Mack, Suffolk County Community College

Hands on History: Learning the History of Typography with a Letterpress Workshop
Sherry Saunders Freyermuth, Lamar University

Engaging Multiplicity: A Multimodal Approach to Teaching Typographic History
Liese Zahabi, University of Maryland College Park; Audra Buck-Coleman, University of Maryland College Park

USING OMEKA TO DESIGN DIGITAL ART HISTORY PROJECTS

Chair: Sheila A. Brennan, George Mason University

Image Mapping with Neatline for Class Projects
Katherina Fostano, Fordham University; Barbara E. Mundy, Fordham University

Object-Oriented Pedagogy and Digital Storytelling: The Content Management System as Nonlinear Narrative Platform
Kimon Keramidas, New York University

Joining Forces: The Omeka for Art Historians Working Group
Sheila A. Brennan, George Mason University

REVIVALISM IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY DESIGN IN GERMANY, SCANDINAVIA, AND CENTRAL EUROPE, PART I

Historians of German, Scandinavian, and Central European Art and Architecture (HGSCEA)

Chair: Paul Stirton, Bard Graduate Center

Adolf Loos, Oskar Strnad, and the Biedermeier Revival in Vienna
Christopher Long, University of Texas at Austin

National—Regional—International: The City Halls of Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo
Charlotte Ashby, Birkbeck, University of London

The Neo-Baroque, the “Folk Baroque,” and Art Deco in Central Europe
Juliet Kinchin, The Museum of Modern Art

The Biedermeier Revival, Artisans, and Ledgenheime
Erin Sassin, Middlebury College

CRITICAL COLLABORATIONS: NEUTRALIZING POWER IN ART AND DESIGN HISTORY

Chairs: Maya Oppenheimer, Royal College of Art; Sabrina Rahman, University of Exeter

“Visual Harmony Was Going to Be a Problem”: Collaboration, Exchange, and Negotiation at the Commonwealth Institute, London, 1962–73
Tom Wilson, Design Museum, London

Unlearning Interpretations
Charlotte Bik Bandlien, Oslo National Academy of the Arts

Creolized Patternmaking: A Jamaican Perspective
Elli Michaela Young, University of Brighton

MAKING OBJECTS SPEAK: SPECULATIVE DESIGN, CRITICAL MAKING, AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Chair: Gwyan Rhabyt, California State University East Bay

Prosthetic Speculation: 3D Printing and the Disability Discourse of the Future
Bess Williamson, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The Politics of Repair, Redesign, Reinvention
Rob Duarte, Florida State University Tallahassee

The Democracy of Things?
Amanda Wasielewski, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
When Smart Objects Make Bad Choices
Taylor Hokanson, Columbia College Chicago

This session is part of the Saturday Symposia: The Design Field programming.

THE CENTENARY OF D’ARCY WENTWORTH THOMPSON’S ON GROWTH AND FORM, PART I: ART, ARCHITECTURE, AND DESIGN IN THE POSTGENOMIC PRESENT

Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF), a program of Leonardo The International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology

Chairs: Ellen K. Levy, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts; Charissa N. Terranova, University of Texas at Dallas

Pop ArtSci: D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Brit Pop, and the Social Relations of Science Movement
Charissa N. Terranova, University of Texas at Dallas

Force vs. Fitness: Thompson and Darwin in Architectural Thought
Caroline O’Donnell, Cornell University

D’Arcy Thompson Going Forward
Ellen K. Levy, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts; Justine Kupferman, Columbia University

On the Beauty of the Metacarpal
Hadas Steiner, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Discussants: Matthew Jarron, D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum; Roger Malina, University of Texas at Dallas.

BEYOND BOUNDARIES: ART AND DESIGN EXHIBITIONS AS TRANSNATIONAL EXCHANGE FROM 1945

Design History Society
Chairs: Harriet Atkinson, University of Brighton; Verity Clarkson, University of Brighton; Sarah A. Lichtman, Parsons School of Design, The New School

Modern Art, National Politics: Israel at the Venice Biennale, 1948–52
Chelsea Haines, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
76 Nations and One Administrative Zone
Juliana Kei, Royal College of Art; Daniel Maurice Cooper, Columbia University

From FESMAN ’66 to FESTAC ’77 and Beyond: African-American Exhibitions on a Pan-African Stage
Lindsay J. Twa, Augustana University

This session is part of the Saturday Symposia: Museums programming.

Time: 02/18 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

BIG DATA AND BROKEN ALGORITHMS

Krapp’s First Algorithm: Samuel Beckett on a Future of Recording, Memory, and Automation
Gerald Hartnett, Stony Brook University

Breaking the Machine: Finding Art-Historical Value in the Failure of Big Data and Computing
Matthew Lincoln, The Getty Research Institute

In Visual Art and Vision Science: From 2D to Immersive Studies
Zoe McCloskey, Independent Scholar

Augmented Reality in Digital Culture Heritage
Victoria Szabo, Duke University

Time: Saturday 2/18 1:30 AM – 3:00 AM

DESIGN AND SCIENCE: CATALYZING COLLABORATIONS

Chair: Leslie Atzmon, Eastern Michigan University

The Scientist’s Social Network: On the Cross-Disciplinary Reimagining of Crystallographic Diagrams for the 1951 Festival Pattern Group
Emily Candela, Royal College of Art
Purifungi: A Natural Aid Kit for the Earth
Audrey Speyer, Purifungi
Designing the Imperfect
Jan Eckert, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts; Daniel Eckert, Horizon Discovery, Vienna

Follow Your Nose
Miriam Simun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab

This session is part of the Saturday Symposia: The Design Field programming.

PEDAGOGY II: TOOLS FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH

Spirito Disegno: Using Examples from Art History as Applied Paradigms of Process
Alysha Friesen Meloche, Philadelphia University

“Rise of Art”: A Collaborative Art-Making Experience That Explores Opportunities of Merging New Media Forms with Traditional Techniques in Our Present-Day Studio and Teaching Practice
Jesse Jagtiani, Teachers College, Columbia University; Sohee Koo, Teachers College, Columbia University Technology, Humanities

Design: A New Typology of Knowledge as a Tool for Cross-Disciplinary Studies
Alex Liebergesell, Pratt Institute

A Research Companion for Art History in the Digital Age: The Getty Research Portal
Kathleen Salomon, The Getty Research Institute; Annie Rana, The Getty Research Institute

ETHICS IN DESIGN

Chairs: Andrew DeRosa, Queens College, The City University of New York; Laura Scherling, Teachers College Columbia University

Designers and Activism: Challenging Boundaries, Commitments, and Interactions
Andréa Poshar, Politecnico di Milano
Threading Ethics in the Design Curriculum
Paul J. Nini, The Ohio State University
The Role of Ethics Online and among Social Media Designers
Meredith James, Portland State University
Caring for What We Leave Behind: Rules of Engagement in Design Education for Social Innovation
Mariana V. Amatullo, Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design

This session is part of the Saturday Symposia: The Design Field programming.

PEDAGOGY III: TECHNIQUES

Cultivating Coincidence: Harnessing the Experiential Power of Design Process in the Classroom
Jarred Lee Elrod, Texas Tech University

The Writing Artist: An Examination of the Historical Precedent and Contemporary Call to Action
Jacquelyn Gleisner, Independent Artist and Writer

Creative Anatomy Collective: Broadening Anatomy Education
Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo, Texas A&M University; Michelle Pine, Texas A&M University; Jinkyo Suh, Independent Science Educator

Foundation Pedagogy for Social Awareness: Change by Design
Jeff Whelan, Elizabeth City State University

ADVERTISING AND ILLUSTRATION

“Signs in the Street,” 1954: Outdoor Advertising as Art at the Museum of Modern Art
Craig Lee, University of Delaware

HALF THE WORLD IS ISFAHAN: Americans in Persia at the Threshold of History
George V. Speer, Northern Arizona University

W. A. Dwiggins and the Evolution of American Graphic Design
Paul Shaw, Parsons School of Design, The New School

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