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Wafaa Bilal, The Ashes Series, 2009, archival inkjet prints mounted on diebond, 38” x 46.5” each

Out of Rubble

Visual Arts
April 2 – May 16
Out of Rubble
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The exhibition Out of Rubble reacts to the wake of war — its realities and its representations. The rubble that each war leaves behind shapes today and tomorrow — physically, psychologically and spiritually. Responding to a wide range of violent encounters taking place over four continents, Out of Rubble presents works by seventeen artists and architects from over ten countries who consider its causes and consequences, its finality and future, moving from decimation and disintegration to the possibilities of regeneration and recovery. (Click heading for full description.)

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Abbott Miller: Design & Content

Visual Art and Design
April 8 – June 30
Abbott Miller: Design & Content
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

The work of Abbott Miller merges graphic design and typography with spatial design, interactive media, and curatorial projects. Through design and art direction as well as writing and curating, Miller’s work embraces exhibitions, digital media, environmental graphics, textiles, identities and publication design. Trained as an artist and designer, Miller’s projects reflect his interests in art, performance, photography, fashion, architecture, and history. (Click heading for full description.)

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Senior Dance Concert

Dance
Friday and Saturday, April 17 & 18 | 8:00 p.m.
Senior Dance Concert
Dance Cube, Performing Arts & Humanities Building

The Department of Dance presents the Senior Dance Concert. Featuring new works by Stephanie Depew, Rebecca Behnke, Ciara Clements, Ariana Johnson and Lindey Allen, the production presents premier performances of capstone projects in choreography. These unique works will explore the past, present, and future of the human experience through elaborate and exciting movement. (Click on heading for full description.)

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URCAD: Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day

Interdisciplinary
Wednesday, April 22
URCAD: Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day
Multiple locations

The campus celebrates the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day on Wednesday, April 22, with a variety of presentations, performances and other events. (Click heading for full description.)

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Abbott Miller Lecture

Visual Arts
Wednesday, April 22 | 7:00 p.m.
Abbott Miller Lecture
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

In conjunction of the exhibition his works at the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, Design & Content (click here for additional information), designer Abbott Miller will present a public talk. Abbott Miller is a partner in the New York City office of the international design studio Pentagram. His work has won numerous awards and is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Cooper Hewitt Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Bibliotheques National de Paris. (Click heading for full description.)

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UMBC New Music Ensemble

Music
Wednesday, April 29 | 8:00 p.m.
UMBC New Music Ensemble
Music Box, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

UMBC’s Department of Music presents the UMBC New Music Ensemble under the direction of Patrick Crossland. The New Music Ensemble explores and performs Western chamber music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. (Click on heading for full description.)

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Susanne Slavick Lecture

Visual Arts
Thursday, April 30 | 7:00 p.m.
Lecture by Susanne Slavick, curator, Out of Rubble
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Susanne Slavick, guest curator of Out of Rubble, presently on display at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, will speak about the exhibition and the accompanying book of the same title. Slavick’s work, as an artist and as co-founder of 10 Years + Counting, led her to research and edit Out of Rubble, an anthology of works by contemporary artists who address the aftermath of current and past wars. (Click heading for full description.)

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