Department of Drama 2016-17 Season

2017 Transmedia Photography Annual

Jan 17 – Mar 03, 2017
The exhibition features photographs by seniors in the Department of Transmedia's art photography program.

Light Work presents “2017 Transmedia Photography Annual” exhibition, featuring photographs by seniors from the art photography program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts' Department of Transmedia. The exhibition will be on view in the Light Work Hallway Gallery. 

Exhibiting students include: Michael Ellsenburg, Nicolle Glover, Lauren Harper, Lindsay Jones, Melanie Rose Judson, Connor Martin, Danny Peña, Devi Penny, Nicola Vincenzo Rinaldo, Kyra Lucas Semien, Jessica Sheldon, Victoria Valentine, and Leah Vallario. Heather Snider, executive director of San Francisco Camerawork, served as juror to select images for “Best of Show” and “Honorable Mention.” “Best of Show” went to Nicola Vincenzo Rinaldo, and “Honorable Mentions” went to Devi Penny, Kendra Ward, and Connor Martin.

Julia Christensen | Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Mar 2, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Christensen is an artist and writer whose work explores systems of technology, consumerism, landscape, and memory.

Julia Christensen is an artist and writer whose work explores systems of technology, consumerism, landscape, and memory. Her work has been in solo and group exhibitions at such venues as the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Gallery (New York City), Eyebeam (NYC), Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (Cleveland), and Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh). Her work has been exhibited internationally in France, Greece, Finland, Croatia, Serbia, and beyond.

Christensen is the author of Big Box Reuse, published by MIT Press in 2008. Big Box Reuse won several book awards and received reviews and features in publications such as The New York TimesNew York MagazineBookforumThe New York Review of Books, and The Washington Post. Her writing has appeared in a range of publications, such as PrintArchitectHyperallergic, and Cabinet magazines.

Christensen is a recipient of the Creative Capital Fellowship (Emerging Fields, 2013), MacDowell Fellowship (2015), the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award (2015), and commissions from Turbulence and New Radio/Performing Arts. She has been awarded artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Wexner Center for the Arts, and the Experimental Television Center. Christensen received a B.A. in integrated art at Bard College, an M.F.A. in electronic music and recording media at Mills College, and an M.F.A. in integrated electronic arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is associate professor of integrated media in the studio art department at Oberlin College.