Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2012
The Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies presents its inaugural lecture by the theorist Thomas Zummer.
This lecture coincides with Thomas Zummer: a partial retrospective of works I should have done, an exhibition in the Feldman Gallery + Project Space. This exhibition of drawings, paintings, and sculptures spans the course of Zummer’s career, more than 15 works including juvenalia and work coming out of his Foucault internship. This exhibition will take place in the Feldman Gallery + Project Space.
Thomas Zummer, is an artist and lecturer at the Tyler School of Art and a visiting professor in critical studies in the Transmedia Programme at the Hogeschool Sint Lukas, Brussels, as well as visiting professor at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee. Thomas Zummer is an internationally aclaimed independent scholar and writer, as well as being an artist and curator. As an artist he has exhibited internationally since 1976, including at Exit Art, Thread Waxing Space, and The Dia Foundation in New York City as well as at the CAPC in Bordeaux and Wigmore Hall in London. With his wife, they have had a long collaboration as well with The Wooster Group, acting in many of their performances. Most recently, Zummer was artist in residence at the haudenschildGarage in La Jolla, California. In 1995 Thomas Zummer won 5th Prize in the ACA/CODA Architectural Design Competition for the City of Atlanta for the 1996 Olympics.
June 21, 2012.