The Visiting Artist, Scholar, and Designer Program

2015-2016: Humor

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January 24, 2015

COLLABORATION // VASD + MCA DENVER

2015-2016, Past

The VASD Program teamed up with the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver in order to offer RMCAD students with a series of special opportunities and events in conjunction with the MCA Denver exhibition Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia. Events...

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July 21, 2015

DONNA CONLON & JONATHAN HARKER // GOTTA PLAY

2015-2016, Past

Collaborative duo Donna Conlon and Jonathan Harker kicked off the VASD Program’s Humor lecture series. About the Lecture Donna Conlon and Jonathan Harker discussed their collaborative video work in which they playfully use the...

September 2, 2015

LOCAL STAND-UP NIGHT // HUMOR SERIES LAUNCH PARTY

2015-2016, Past

The VASD Program launched its yearlong Humor lecture series with an evening of local stand-up. Hosted by comedian Byron Graham, this event featured local stand-up sets by Hippieman, Christie Buchele, Zac Maas, Janae Burris, Jordan...

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September 14, 2015

LIGHTNING LECTURES ON HUMOR

2015-2016, Past

About the Event The Faculty Affairs Committee and the Visiting Artist, Scholar, and Designer Program are hosted a fun, lightning lecture event over lunch. Four RMCAD faculty members and two students presented short, 5 min presentations...

Ironoia: the mistrust of things lecture poster
November 24, 2015

IAN BOGOST // IRONOIA: THE MISTRUST OF THINGS

2015-2016, Past

About the Lecture There has been much talk of irony as an aesthetic penchant, an affectation of hipsters, and a failure to be earnest or true to oneself. But this critique of irony is hardly new—we’ve been hearing it incessantly for...

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February 10, 2016

JK KELLER AND KEETRA DEAN DIXON // BETWEEN THE TWO

2015-2016, Past

About the Lecture For Keller and Dixon humor is both a common coping mechanism for life’s ailments and a lens that allows them to revel in failings and celebrate futility in their creative work. As multidisciplinary artists and...

Making lights lecture poster
March 24, 2016

JIM WOODRING // MAKING LIGHT

2015-2016, Past

About the Lecture Woodring is an instinctive artist who seldom analyzes his methods, but in this lecture he shined light on processes and principles that have heretofore operated in the shadows. Woodring’s vivid imagery contains a...

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