Desert X 2019 was conceived as nineteen sites spread throughout the Coachella Valley, from the northeastern-most area of Whitewater to the southeastern-most Salton Sea. A project with Jenny Holzer was not realized due to concerns over the effect of the work on the local bighorn sheep population, which were in a fragile condition due to […]Read more "Four Days in the Desert – Viewing Desert X 2019"
This semester, poets from my Poetry 2 course wrestled for a couple of weeks with John Keats’s idea of “Negative Capability”—the “capability of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason”—and explored ways they might incorporate Keats’s idea into their own poetic practices. Their project, when they visited the USF […]Read more "Ekphrastic Responses to The Visible Turn"
Bosco Sodi and studio assistant John Rohrer begin to build a wall Students, USFCAM staff, and CAM Club volunteers help build Muro At 6:00 am on Thursday, January 24, under an unseasonal Florida drizzle, the artist Bosco Sodi began to build a wall outside of the USF Contemporary Art Museum. Along with his assistant John […]Read more "Bosco Sodi’s Muro at USFCAM"
As the semester winds down to the end, the Contemporary Art Museum presents the last of their events in relation to the Miki Kratsman: People I Met exhibition. On Thursday, November 1, CAM held Art Thursday: Concert in the Galleries at 7 PM. This event was in collaboration with USF Contemporary Chamber Music, who brought […]Read more "Art Thursday: Concert in the Galleries"
As a student of the University of South Florida, if you have not yet experienced a Bull Market, then you should definitely head down there on October 24th. The CAM Club is inviting students from USF to join in the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative by creating a lawn sign to articulate their own vision […]Read more "USF Bull Market Has More Than Just Free Stuff…They Have Freedoms"
Thursday evening students stepped into the Contemporary Art Museum a little wet from the storm outside but with a lot of anticipation for the event. CAM hosted a curator’s tour of the new fall exhibition; Miki Kratsman: People I Met, offered by Deputy Director of CAM Noel Smith and Curator of Education Leslie Elsasser. Miki […]Read more "Art Thursday: Curator’s Tour of Miki Kratsman: People I Met"
With the new semester already commencing for the students at the University of South Florida, there may be a developing interest to get involved. Luckily, this fall, the Contemporary Art Museum has at least five reasons why you should connect with them at all of their events for the next few months. CAM Is Close […]Read more "5 Reasons Why You Should Connect With CAM"