News from the IAWP Doctoral Program.


Michelle Ellsworth dancing (photo by Satchel Spencer)

CU-Boulder Dancer, Artist Michelle Ellsworth Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 12, 2016

CU-Boulder dance Professor Michelle Ellsworth is among a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists and scientists from the U.S. and Canada to be awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship this year. The awardees are appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, and were selected from a group of nearly...

Julie Carr

Carr Receives University’s Thomas Jefferson Award

April 1, 2016

Associate Professor has been chosen to receive CU’s prestigious Thomas Jefferson Award. The award is one of the University's highest honors and is given to students, staff and faculty members who advance the ideals of Thomas Jefferson. These ideals include broad interests in literature, arts and sciences, and public affairs;...


Mark Amerika is Featured Artist at Conference in Paris

March 14, 2016

In 2013, IAWP Founding Director Mark Amerika was appointed the Labex-H2H International Research Chair at the University of Paris 8. Now he has been invited back to screen the Paris premiere of his classic work of early mobile phone video art, Immobilité , as part of the Forms of (the)...


Denver Post reviews Theodore's latest show

Feb. 19, 2016

The Denver Post reviewed Prof. Michael Theodore's latest show at David B. Smith Gallery. "Like nature, Theodore's work is contemplative, but his high-tech edge makes the offerings a product of their time. He puts a lot of thinking into the way he aims his lasers and viewers can spend hours...

DJ Spooky in India

Paul Miller travels to India to explore climate change, rivers

Jan. 15, 2016

Update: Read about Miller's trip to India in his own words. Paul Miller, aka DJ Spooky, has a history of mixing sound and science to explore climate change. In 2007, he traveled to Antarctica to create an acoustic portrait of the changing ice fields there. “I showed people how arts,...


New York Times reviews Michelle Ellsworth's "Clytigation"

Nov. 15, 2015

It is best to attend “Clytigation: State of Exception,” by the unclassifiable performance artist Michelle Ellsworth , with a healthy appetite. I’m not talking about your stomach, though during the show at the Chocolate Factory in Queens, where the work had its New York debut on Wednesday, someone cooks enough...

Joel Swanson

Joel Swanson exhibits at Museum of Outdoor Arts

Nov. 5, 2015

"Joel Swanson has become Denver's most sought-after artist...the reason the region's top curators and gallerists like him is that his work has an endless spirit of adventure and experimentation." Read a full review of the exhibit in The Denver Post .

IAWP performances

Two local performances by IAWP faculty

Oct. 30, 2015

Paul “DJ Spooky” Miller performed his newest work, The Hidden Code, at Fiske Planetarium. Michelle Ellsworth performed Clytigation at the ATLAS Institute.

Art for Michelle Ellsworth

Associate Professor Michelle Ellsworth featured in the New York Times

Jan. 14, 2015

Ellsworth, a faculty member for both the Department of Critical Media Practices and the Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance graduate program, has been featured in the New York Times for her performance "Preparation for the Obsolescence of the Y Chromosome". She is also an associate professor and co-director of dance in the Department of Theatre & Dance.