A roundup of work by graduating MFA students this summer.
USC Roski School of Art and Design
How Cameras and Webcams Have Helped Us Bear Witness in 2020
Suzanne Lacy and her students suggest that screens can help us become more empathetic and aware of “each other’s practices, and realities.”
Tania Bruguera, Lucy Lippard, and Others on the Power of Social Practice Art
Conversations in Social Practice Art presents a diverse range of approaches to art that prioritizes social engagement.
Cultivate Your Art Practice in Los Angeles at the USC Roski School of Art and Design
Prominent Roski alumni include Alex Israel, Elad Lassry, Paul McCarthy, Ken Price, Amanda Ross-Ho, and Robert Therrien.
Only Student Left in USC Roski’s MFA Program Drops Out
LOS ANGELES — It’s been a year since the entire incoming MFA class at USC’s Roski School of Art decided to drop out en masse, leaving the program with only one student this year, HaeAhn Kwon. In an open letter to Provost Michael Quick, Kwon announced today that she too would be leaving the program, citing “the devastating trajectory this school has taken.”
University of Southern California BFA Students Speak Out and Burn Work in Solidarity with #USC7
LOS ANGELES — Since the entire first year MFA class at USC Roski School of Art and Design dropped out in May, the turbulence surrounding the program has been well documented, but little attention has been paid to the undergraduates.
USC Administration Shuts Down Art Students’ Blog
Last month, an unofficial blog set up by graduate students at USC’s Roski School of Art was quietly taken down.
USC MFA Class of 2015 Presents University Administration with Petition to Remove Dean Muhl
LOS ANGELES — Earlier this week, the USC Roski MFA class of 2015 submitted their petition to the University of Southern California (USC) administration calling for the removal of Dean Erica Muhl.
Graduating MFA Class of USC’s Roski School Demand Dean’s Removal
LOS ANGELES — The ongoing saga of the #USC7 and the beleaguered Roski MFA program at the University of Southern California (USC) entered its latest chapter today when the graduating class of 2015 released a letter calling for Dean Erica Muhl’s removal.
USC Art Alumni Issue Letter in Support of #USC7
LOS ANGELES — In response to the recent decision of the entire first-year USC MFA class to collectively withdraw from their program, a group of over 70 alumni of the Roski School of Art and Design has issued an open letter of support.
USC7 Respond to Roski School Dean as Faculty Weigh In
LOS ANGELES — The seven first-year MFA students who dropped out of the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Design have issued a statement in response to last week’s letter from Dean Erica Muhlo, rejecting her offer of a two-year leave of absence.
USC Roski Dean Denies the MFA Program Problems Claimed by #USC7
LOS ANGELES — Hyperallergic has received a new letter sent from Dean Muhl to the USC Roski community, and a “fact sheet” from the USC7.