Speaking at Artpace, San Antonio

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Jul 21, 2014 in news

On Tuesday, 22 July at 18:30, I will be giving a public talk at Artpace in San Antonio. The lecture is the first part of my studio tour of Texas organized by Artpace as part of my guest curatorship for their 2015 summer residency program. I will be talking about political ecology and socially engaged […]

Speaking at Cittadellarte | The Educational Turn

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Jul 8, 2014 in news

This weekend (July 12-14), I will be taking part in a workshop on “Socially Engaged Art Practice and Education in Contemporary Discourse” at Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella, Italy as part of the University of Ideas (UNIDEE).  The workshop will be bringing together a diverse group of artists, curators, thinkers, and practitioners who are engaged in and […]

Speaking at NYU | Radical Archives

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Apr 5, 2014 in news

Next weekend (April 12), I will be participating in a panel at Radical Archives curated by Mariam Ghani and Chitra Ganesh at NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute. More information: http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/2012/event/radical-archives/ It’s free and open to the public, so if you happen to be in the city, you can book tickets here. Curated by Mariam Ghani and Chitra Ganesh, […]

Taking part in record-setting trans-continental relay from L.A. to Boston

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Jun 8, 2013 in news

This summer I’ll be taking part in a record-setting trans-continental relay from L.A. to Boston. One Run For Boston starts in Venice Beach in L.A. on June 7, 2013 and will arrive in Boston on June 30, 2013. I’ll be running stage 292 from the World Trade Center to Central Park as well as the […]

The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on May 9, 2013 in news

It’s going to be a great day in Chicago tomorrow morning. I am pleased to be bringing together a panel of curators, artists, archaeologists and scholars to have an open discussion about the emergence of archaeological themes in contemporary arts practice. I hope you will be able to join us in Chicago, and if not, […]

“The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology” Session at TAG 2013

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Mar 15, 2013 in news

I’m delighted to announce that I will be co-organizing a roundtable discussion session with Dieter Roelstraete (Manilow Senior Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago) for the upcoming meeting of the Theoretical Archaeology Group at the University of Chicago this May. The session will feature artists, curators, and scholars responding to the upcoming exhibition at the Museum […]

Art and War in Iraq Symposium Announced

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Mar 1, 2013 in news

5 April 2013, 12:15-5:30pm List Art Center Auditorium Ten years since the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom and twenty-three years since the first Gulf War, the ramifications of the armed invasions and occupations of the Republic of Iraq by the United States continue to be felt by the Iraqi people as well as throughout the […]

Film Screening: Falling from the Sky 天降 (2009) Directed by Zhang Zanbo 张赞波

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Oct 3, 2012 in news

124 min. Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles. On the occasion of Jin Shan’s exhibition My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!, the David Winton Bell Gallery will host a special screening of Chinese documentary filmmaker Zhang Zanbo’s “Falling from the Sky” (2009). The screening will be introduced by Prof. Joshua Neves of Brown University’s Department of […]

Doug Elliott performs at Brown University

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Apr 13, 2012 in news

Please join us tonight (Friday, April 13th) at 5:30pm at List Art Center Auditorium, for an evening lecture by Doug Elliott, naturalist, herbalist, and nationally recognized storyteller. Mr Elliott will present “Rewilding, Weeds, and Woodlands Wisdom: Living off the land in a changing world,” on the occasion of the exhibition A Natural Order by Lucas Foglia, curated […]

Will Allen speaks at Brown University

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Apr 9, 2012 in news

Please join us tonight (Monday, April 9th) at 5:30pm at the Martinos Auditorium of the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, for an evening lecture by Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power and MacArthur Foundation Grant Recipient. Mr Allen will be speaking on the topic of “A Good Food Revolution,” on the occasion of the […]