1. Working Homeless Panel Discussion


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    FEBRUARY 25, 2011 This panel discussion was related to the exhibition The Working Homeless, an installation by MFA candidate in Studio Art Daniel Rudin that addressed issues of homelessness. Panelists included Rudin, members of the UT community whose research deals with homelessness, and partcipants in a film made by Rudin who have had personal experiences with homelessness. The discussion was moderated by Noah Simblist, the 2010-11 VAC Curatorial Fellow.

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    • Queer State(s): A Symposium—Introduction


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      OCTOBER 22, 2011 This symposium brings together scholars and critics to discuss a variety of themes connected to the exhibition Queer State(s). Participants from the UT community include Lisa Moore, Associate Professor of English; Ixchel Rosal, Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center; Risa Puleo, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art; and Andy Campbell and Chelsea Weathers, both PhD candidates in Art History. In addition, other participants will include Nathan Lee, an independent curator and critic from New York, Leah Devun, a Faculty Fellow at Stanford University and an Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University, and Jonathan D. Katz, director of the Doctoral Program in Visual Studies at the University at Buffalo and co-founder of the activist group Queer Nation, San Francisco and the Queer Caucus of the College Art Association. Co-Presented by The Gender and Sexuality Center and The Queer Students Alliance, UT Austin Generous support for Queer State(s) comes from the Ford Foundation.

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      • Please Come Visit Ivanhoe


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        Please Come Visit Ivanhoe is an experimental short in which the textures of a rural Appalachian street scape are given the qualities of magical realism by the fantastical interpretations of a young boy. His descriptions of the homes veil the hardships of the small town revealing a biblical landscape of snakes and Eden like beauty.

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