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Thursday, March 10, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS / PRESENTATIONS: MACAA STUDIO SHIFT


Deadline Extended to March 26

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning 
University of Cincinnati 
Cincinnati, Ohio

October 26-28, 2016

Abstracts (250 words) should be sent directly to the applicable session chairs  along with CV. Registration fee is required by all.



Since the 1930's Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA) has provided a forum for the artists/teachers of America to discuss and debate the issues of our profession, to share ideas and information of mutual benefit and to affirm the friendships and collegiality that bind us together. We are made up of art faculty, art historians, independent scholars, artists, museum professionals, and affiliate organizations; our conferences also invite graduate students to participate.

MACAA 2016 KEYNOTE

JON RUBIN


MACAA is honored to have Jon Rubin as the keynote speaker for the 2016 conference at the University of Cincinnati. 

Jon Rubin is an interdisciplinary artist who creates interventions into public life that re-imagine individual, group and institutional behavior. His projects include starting a radio station in an abandoned neighborhood that only plays the sound of an extinct bird, running a barter-based nomadic art school, operating a restaurant that produces a live video talk show with its customers, and co-directing another that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. He has exhibited at The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Mercosul Biennial, Brazil; The Shanghai Biennial; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver; The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard, New York; The Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico; The Rooseum, Sweden; The ParkingGallery, Tehran, Iran; as well as in backyards, living rooms, and street corners. Jon is a recipient of the Creative Capital Award and a finalist for the International Award for Participatory Art. Jon is an associate professor in the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University and Head of the Contextual Practice area.  www.jonrubin.net


For more information on the conference, please go to: http://www.macaart.org/conference.html

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