Ken Lum, professor and chair of the Fine Arts Department at PennDesign, has been named an Officer in the Order of Canada, one of the highest Canadian civilian honors.
Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art, & Technology 1968-1985, curated by MFA Alum, Kelsey Halliday Johnson, surveys a generation of pioneering female new media artists and relates their work to the technology innovators who help
Mural Arts Philadelphia’s citywide Monument Lab, co-curated by Fine Arts Chair and Professor Ken Lum, kicks off at the center of the city with a Saturday Spotlight event at City Hall, with music and food from 1:00- 4:00pm.
The art installations and shipping containers that dotted Philadelphia’s iconic public squares and neighborhood parks in recent months have gone into storage. But Monument Lab, the citywide art and history project conceived by Ken Lum, professor and chair of fine arts at PennDesign, and Paul Farber, managing director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, is a work in progress.
Coinciding with the Chicago Architecture Biennial's four-month run, the Graham Foundation is exhibiting photographs by Professor David Hartt, in addition to his film in the forest, that depict some tropical ruins designed by Moshe Safdie.
PennDesign faculty members Deirdre Murphy and Scott White, who are wife-husband collaborators, recently completed a 5 by 25 foot sculpture that was installed last month in the burgeoning Silicon Valley city of Dublin, California.
A new kind of interdisciplinary artistic collaboration is happening in Philadelphia this fall. The University City Science Center has partnered with biotech company and uCity Square resident Integral Molecular to host an artist-in-residence program focused on biotechnology.