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"
On Thursday afternoon, a faint trumpet was playing in the distance near the Marshall Student Center. It was 7 PM when the Contemporary Art Museum event began and the accompanying trumpeter finished their tune, introducing the multi-media celebration which marked the end of the Raise the Flags: Pledges of Allegiance exhibition at CAM. The project […]Read more "Art Thursday: Raise the Flags"
Recently the Contemporary Art Museum Club held its first major professional workshop. Part of CAM Club’s mission is to provide students with the skills needed for successful museum event planning, facilitation and promotion. From opening events to artist talks, CAM Club wants students to be prepared for major museum duties and have skills applicable to […]Read more "CAM Club Workshop: Guest Post By Jasmin Noble"
Cuba is a place of pure ingenuity. Very little is thrown away without being recycled, including music. Danay Suárez speaks to students at Howard W. Blake School of the Arts Danay Suárez responds to questions from students at Howard W. Blake School of the Arts Danay Suárez is a singer known for her versatility. She […]Read more "I Will Be Me: A Community Residency with Danay Suárez"