(Thursday, November 21st)
Michael Rees, formLab’s inaugural Project Fellow, will be visiting FAR to work on a sculptural project relating to augmented reality. Rees is an artist working in themes of figuration, language, technology, and the social to weave a sculptural mélange. He is the recipient of numerous honors and grants, and his works are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and numerous private collections. Rees is Associate Professor of Sculpture and Digital Media, and Director of the Center for New Art at William Paterson University. For more information about his work, visit www.michaelrees.com
(Friday, November 22nd)
FAR Exchanges: Interactions with SCAP and formLab is an exhibition featuring the creative output of the College of Visual Arts Theatre & Dance’s Facility for Arts Research (FAR) in 2013. Over the past year, FAR’s internal units—Small Craft Advisory Press (SCAP) and formLab—have hosted several local and national visiting artists, held numerous class interactions led by FAR Faculty in Residence, and organized our first FAR Listening Post sound art installation. Please join us for the opening reception on November 22, 5-6:30PM to view the work produced during these exciting interactions at our facility. Light refreshments will be served.
Michael Rees artist lecture
Free and open to the public
Thursday, November 21, 7:00PM
Florida State University, Fine Arts Building Room 249
FAR Exchanges: Interactions with SCAP and formLab
Opening Reception: November 22, 5-6:30PM
3216 Sessions Road
Driving Directions to FAR:
Sessions Road is approximately 0.7 miles north of I-10 Exit 199 (Monroe St). From North Monroe St, take a left on Sessions Road and continue 0.25 miles. FAR will be on the right. See it on google maps.
The Florida State University Facility for Arts Research (FAR) incorporates both Small Craft Advisory Press (SCAP), which blends traditional and digital printmaking processes and promotes collaborations between artists and writers to create artists’ books, and formLab, which gives artists, designers and scientists access to a variety of tools they can use to create unique 3D objects and explore and visualize form in a tactile, multisensory way. For more information, please visit: http://artsresearch.fsu.edu/.