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SCAD Presents Free Lectures, Exhibitions and Performances at deFINE ART 2018

The Savannah College of Art and Design’s ninth annual fine art event takes center stage February 20-23, 2018.

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, “Opera for a Small Room” (detail) (2005), mixed media with sound, record players, records and synchronized lighting, 102″ x 118″ x 177″ (courtesy the artists and Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York)

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) presents SCAD deFINE ART 2018, an annual program of lectures, exhibitions and performances that highlights emerging and established artists and visionaries. Held in university locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, and Hong Kong, February 20–23, 2018, deFINE ART features new exhibitions exclusively curated for this event.

This year’s honorees and keynote speakers are renowned artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. The artists are internationally known for their immersive multimedia sound installations and innovative audio/video walks. While Cardiff and Miller have established individual careers, their exhibition Two Works includes two major collaborative installations, Opera for a Small Room and Experiment in F# Minor on view at the SCAD Museum of Art.

Other exhibiting artists include Tom Burr, Pia Camil, Mariana Castillo Deball, Christopher Chiappa, Yang Fudong, Shine Huang, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Paola Pivi, Melissa Spitz, Lily van der Stokker, and Wendy White. The event also features two group exhibitions, Alter Ego and This Land Is Your Land, which include work by SCAD alumni, faculty and students.

Celebrate fine art through receptions with internationally esteemed artists, performances and an array of fascinating artist talks and lectures.

All events are free and open to the public.

Funding for SCAD deFINE ART 2018 has been generously provided by Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee and the Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc.

For the full schedule of events, visit scad.edu/defineart.