2009 Symposium

Jen Banta
What is the Mystery? Abstraction and the Path of Self-Enlightenment in the Life and Painting of Bernice Bing

Liu Congyun
Challenge the Changes: Works of Four Young Contemporary Chinese Artists

Duane Deterville
Drawing Down Ancestors: Defining the Afriscape Through Ground Drawings and Street Altars

Camellia George
The Future is Fabulous: A Critical Anthropology of Fabbing

Molly Mitchell
American Tribal Style Belly Dance: Improvising a Feminine Subjectivity

Rory Padeken
Collecting Chance: Snapshots of Memory in Tacita Dean’s Floh

Adrienne Skye Roberts
Homesick: The Search for Belonging in New Orleans’ Landscape of Loss

Paola Santoscoy
Being-with-one-another: art as political enactments

Zachary Royer Scholz
Alternative to the Alternative: The Changing Face of San Francisco’s Independent Art Spaces