West Hall Room 413
April 19, 2011 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This lecture is part of the PhD Program in Electronic Arts Spring Colloquia series.
Cecilia Dougherty is an artist and writer who creates projects in video, photography, web applications and other media. Areas of interest include the quotidian in terms of space, architecture, community and globalization, digital activism and electronic communication/social networking, digital activism, and the body as configured in both material place and electronic place. Influences include feminism, human rights, queer rights, critical theory, visual culture, and global politics.
She has had numerous exhibitions, screenings and retrospectives of her work, most recently completing a large installation work at Participant, Inc. in New York. Her work has been written about and cited in books including "Lesbian Art in America" by Harmony Hammond; "Chick Flicks" by b. Ruby Rich; and "Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories" by Elizabeth Freeman. Dougherty is currently faculty at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts (Bard College), Artist-Teacher at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and faculty at International Center of Photography, New York.
The Art In America review of her recent show at Participant, Inc., in NYC:
For more information: http://ceciliadougherty.com/