The works in the exhibition Citizenship: A Practice of Society exemplify how artists act as citizens. The exhibit features five new commissions approaching issues that have become more pressing this year: voter registration, native lands, access to information, legislation on citizenship and human connection. One of these, “Property Rights” by Yumi Janairo Roth, is the artist’s exploration of how our image of public land and the American West is built, maintained, accessed, controlled and delineated.
Assistant Professor in Foundations, Anna Tsouhlarakis, is a 2021 recipient of a prestigious Creative Capital award. Her project, "Indigenous Absurdities" challenges and stretches the boundaries of aesthetic and conceptual expectations to reclaim Native identity through video, performance, photography, and installation.
Ecological disasters often harm the most vulnerable people, animals and ecosystems, and yet this unequally distributed damage remains insufficiently seen, realized and discussed, a group of scholars at the University of Colorado Boulder contends.
The Los Seis de Boulder sculpture installed on the CU Boulder campus last year will remain at CU as part of the permanent collection in the University Libraries’ Special Collections, Archives and Preservation department, the university announced today.
In fall 2020 and spring 2021, the project team of Erin Espelie (assistant professor of cinema studies and critical media practices and co-director of the NEST Studio for the Arts), Brianne Cohen (assistant professor of art and art history), Andrew Cowell (professor of linguistics), and Lori Peek (professor of sociology and director of the Natural Hazards Center) will host a graduate seminar, bringing together dozens of university participants, as well as national and international keynote speakers, visiting artists and a postdoctoral student.