The MFA in INTERMEDIA+DIGITAL ARTS (IMDA) at UMBC is accepting applications from interdisciplinary artists seeking to expand or reinvent their practice. Committed to art that poses unique conceptual and social challenges, IMDA provides artists a studio, emerging media facilities, cutting-edge curriculum, teaching opportunities, engaged faculty, and prominent visiting artists. Graduate students take advantage of Baltimore’s vibrant art scene, pursuing issues such as food justice, the environment, transportation, urban interventions, translation, race and gender identity, gift economies, and technology in both intellectual and formal terms. Financial packages provide tuition remission, health care, and a stipend. Other merit-based grants are available.
IMDA alumni present their work at distinguished museums, galleries, festivals, conferences, and symposia around the world and have garnered support from prestigious granting sources. Many have successfully pursued gallery representation, worked in the production industry, and have become academic leaders at some of the most prestigious academies in the US and abroad, especially in service to intermedia disciplines and emerging digital media.
Previous guest artists offering 1-on-1 feedback to IMDA graduate students include: Janine Antoni, @rtMark, Zoe Beloff, Paul Chan, Paul DeMarinis, Tony Dove, Hasan Elahi, eteam, Wendy Ewald, Guerrilla Girls, Nina Katchadourian, Matmos, Keith Piper, William Pope.L, Michael Rakowitz, Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, David Rokeby, Mark Tribe, Fred Wilson, Martha Wilson, Karen Yasinsky, and The Yes Men.
Apply by February 1 for consideration toward financial packages. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very New York art events this month, including Lee Lozano, Cindy Sherman, Tokuko Ushioda, Anas Albraehe, and more.
The art establishment was never quite sure what to do with a self-taught artist like Basquiat, who owed as much to bebop and William S. Burroughs’s cut-up technique as he did to African influences.
International audiences have free access to the media collections of MMCA Korea, Sharjah Art Foundation, and ArkDes through this subscription-based art streaming platform.
Kadish’s fossil-like heads, forms, and figures remind us that every civilization, including our own, eventually collapses.
In every role she held, Vendryes advocated for marginalized people and celebrated the cultural contributions of the Black and queer communities.
Convened by Erika Sprey, Lamin Fofana, Sky Hopinka, Emmy Catedral, and Manuela Moscoso, the public program unfolds this summer at CARA in New York City.
Stanton, who died of AIDS complications in 1984, left behind an engaging body of work, a moving tribute to a bygone generation of creative minds.
Baz Luhrmann’s film Elvis and Danny Boyle’s miniseries Pistol are both overly fixated on the influence their respective musicians’ managers had on them.
The Bay Area art book fair is back this July with free programming at three different on-site venues, new exhibitors, and fundraising editions from renowned artists.
In the wake of the Roe v. Wade decision, arts workers and reproductive rights organizations are collaborating on educational resources for accessing safe procedures.
The couple launched the Futureverse Foundation, a grantmaking organization that aims to “help keep the metaverse widely accessible.”
The museum’s “pay-what-you-wish” policy will remain in place for New York State residents and tri-state students, but out-of-state adults will pay $5 extra.