2.21.2018 / College Art Association Conference 2018


Wednesday, February 21 – Saturday, February 24, 2018

Los Angeles Convention Center, LA

CCA’s Graduate Program in Visual & Critical Studies is pleased to share that many of our Faculty, Alumni, and Colleagues will present at the 2018 College Arts Association Conference (CAA) in Los Angeles from February 21-24, 2018.  



Paper: “Loïe Fuller: Self-made Woman” by VCS/VS Faculty member Tirza True Latimer
Session: “Framing the Struggle: Early Twentieth-Century Women Modernists”
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 21, 8:30-10AM, Room 501C, LACC

Session: “Performing Authenticity”
Panelists: Marie-Agathe Simonetti, Jessica J. Stephenson, VCS Alum Veronica Jackson (MA 2016) and Chanda Laine Carey
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 21, 8:30-10:00 AM
Location: Room 505, LACC

Paper: “Trans Selfies as Contemporary Art: Representational Politics and the Instagram Feed of Alok Vaid-Menon” by VCS Alum Ace Lehner (MFA/MA 2010) 
Session: “Alternative Visions: The Photograph, Self-Representation, and Fact in Contemporary  Art of the United States”
Date and Time: Wed., February 21: 10:30AM–12 PM
Location: Room 505,  LACC
Session: “Disability Aesthetics and Choreopolitics”
Session Co-chair: Leon Hilton and VCS Alum Amanda Cachia (MA 2012) (Moreno Valley College, Riverside Community College District)
Date and Time: Wed., February 21, 10:30AM–12PM, 
Location: Room 404B, LACC
Roundtable Session: “Sexual Harassment: Perspectives and Calls for Action”
Panelists: Suzanne Blier, Steven Nelson, Sonia de La Fourcade, and VCS Chair Jacqueline Francis
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 21, 12:30-1:30 PM
Location: Room 408A, LACC
Paper: “Passive Process: Arte Povera and the Politics of Autonomia” by VS Chair and VCS Faculty Elizabeth Mangini
Session: “Processi Italiani”: Examining Process in Postwar Italian Art, 1945–80”
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 21,  2-3:30 PM
Room: 410, LACC

Discussant: VCS Alum Amanda Cachia (MA 2012) (Moreno Valley College, Riverside Community College District)
Session: “Museums, Access, and The Ethics of Care”
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2–3:30PM
Location: Room 404B, LACC

Paper: “Reassessing Fontana’s Environments: Research, Reception, and Recreation”
by VS Faculty Marina Pugliese
Session: “How Many Ways to Miss the Mark? Lucio Fontana between Formalism and Historicity”
Time: Wed., February 22, 8:30–10 AM
Location: Room 409A, LACC

Paper: “EcoDomics and the Glitch: Art, Data, Theory” by CS Faculty Ignacio Valero
Session: “Data Publics: Art in the Age of Platforms”
Date And Time: Wednesday, February 22, 4–5:30PM
Location: 402B


Panel: “’68 and After: Art and Political Engagement in Europe”
Session Co-Chairs: VS Lecturers Jenevive Nykolak & Maria Elena Versari
Date and Time: Thursday, February 22, 2-3:30 PM
Location: Room 409A, LACC

Paper: “Physical Education and Resistance Training: Craft as Social Justice Education” by VCS Alum and Core Studio Program Chair Erik Scollon (MFA/MA 2008) 
Session: “My Hands Are (Un)Tied: Craft in an Anxiety Age”
Date and Time: Thursday, February 22, 2–3:30PM
Location: Room 408B, LACC


Roundtable Session: “Recipes for Revolution from Feminist Artists of Color”
Session Co-Chairs: VS/VCS Faculty Tina Takemoto & VCS Faculty Jacqueline Francis

Panelists: VCS Alumn Gilda Posada (MFA/MA 2017), Suné Woods (MFA), Gina Osterloh

Date and Time: Friday, February 23, 10:30 AM–12PM
Room: 501B, LACC
Roundtable Session: “Bridging the Divide” (A moderated discussion focused on identifying the shared interests between college administrators and art and design faculty)
Panelists: Hunter O’Hanian, Deborah Obalil, Kim Russo, DeWitt Godfrey, David Bogen, and CCA Dean of Fine Arts James Voorhies
Date and Time: Friday, February 23, 12:30-2 PM
Location: Room 403B, LACC

Paper: “A New New Deal for Arts Workers” by VS Faculty Celeste Connor (Ph.D., Berkeley)
Session: “Local & Global Career Detours: Negotiating and Navigating the Art World in Precarious Times”  An Ecofeminist/Vital Materialist Panel
Date and Time: Friday, February 23, 4-5:30 PM
Room 407, LACC


Paper: “‘Un se divise en deux’: Collectivity, Scission, and the Structure of the Avant-Garde” by VS Lecturer Jenevive Nykolak
Session: “What Do We Do Now? Art and Politics Circa 1970 and Now”
Date and Time: Saturday, February 24, 10:30-12 PM
Location: Room 503, LACC

Panel: “The Art of Image Description”
Chair and Co-discussant: VCS/VS Faculty Tirza Latimer
Paper: “Jan Brueghel the Elder and Peter Paul Rubens, “Allegory of Sight,” 1617 – 1618″ by VCS Alum Amanda Cachia (Moreno Valley College, Riverside Community College District)
Date and Time: Saturday, February 24, 10:30-12 PM
Location: Room 408A, LACC

Panel: “Commemorating What We Want Is Free: Remembering Ted Purves
Panel: Grad FA Faculty Susanne CockrellVCS Alum Elyse Mallouk (MA 2010) (and Ben Kinmont, Nancy Nowacek, and Matias Viegener)
Date and Time: Saturday, February 24, 2-3:30PM
Location: Room 409B, LACC

Paper: “Inter(in)animation” and Isis Rodríguez: the Transnational Artist, Activist, and Healer” by VCS Alum Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa (Ph.D. candidate, Stanford University)
Session: “CHICAN@ Art History: Interdisciplinary Foundations and New Directions” (US Latinx Art Forum USLAF)
Date and Time: Saturday, February 24, 4-5:30PM
Location: Room 404B, LACC