Visual Arts Program
 


Wednesday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m.

FREE

Paul Vanouse

Artist's Talk

Paul Vanouse's work begins in the lab where bacteria grown in petri dishes, DNA, and the enzymes used to cut those strands, comprise his material toolbox. At first glance, his scientific experimentation and processes imply a level of objective truth but the results of his work, staged performatively in lab coats and austere lab setups, pierce holes in the things we suppose to be unimpeachable.

Bio:
Paul Vanouse is a Professor in the University at Buffalo's Department of Art , where he heads the Emerging Practices concentration, and Director of the Coalesce Center for Biological Art. Interdisciplinarity and impassioned amateurism guide his art practice. His recent projects use molecular biology techniques to challenge "genome-hype" and to engage issues surrounding DNA fingerprinting, particularly the idea that the most authoritative image of our time, the DNA fingerprint, is somehow natural.

www.paulvanouse.com
 



 
 
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Sarah Fonzi
Infrastructure Misappropriated


Sarah Fonzi is a Buffalo based sculptor and designer. Frequently drawing upon common building materials such as plaster and metal, Fonzi borrows imagery from diverse sources such as ornament, architectural details, and various everyday objects but tends to skew these sources and their appearance through specific reworkings of material.
 

Renée Lear
Every Shot from Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera as an Animated GIF


In Every Shot from Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera as an Animated GIF, Vertov's pioneering film Man with a Movie Camera is meticulously reorganized and reconfigured spatially as a series of animated GIF montages, projected large scale ...