The 27th Annual Black Maria Film Festival selected P.R. and it was awarded a Juror’s Citation Prize. The Black Maria is a long-running international experimental film and video festival with tour dates throughout the US.
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Chair of a national committee to hire a new tenure-track Assistant Professor in Medical Illustration. Duties involved conducting research into the medical illustration field and contacting certified medical illustration programs in the US and Canada. The search was successful and the new faculty member started in August, 2009.
Temporal Interference was performed at Performatica, a dance festival in Pueblas, Mexico.
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Temporal Interference was performed at the King Center in Denver, CO.
A committee to discuss sustainability issues at the University of Colorado Denver’s downtown campus. Responsibilities included a place for intellectual development and to house the body of knowledge developed through sustainability issues and the IGERT Program on Sustainable Urban Infrastructure.
The six artists included in anti-matter: recontextualizing the material all use materials in an individualistic way that emphasizes process, instability and familiarity. The incorporation of high and low materials by artists represents a shift in attitudes towards the conventional that is culturally significant and personal at the same time. The work of Suzanna Fields, Helen Frederick, Alberto Gaitan, Morgan Kennedy, Susan Noyes and Jennie Thwing are representative of how artists are searching for new interpretations and meanings from common materials. Through recombinant technology, whether digitally based or not, these artists reflect a yearning for familiar ground in a changing landscape.
Essay for the catalogue, co-authored by Susan Serafin and Bryan Leister