Category Visual Arts


Sounding Botany Bay

Visual Arts
Timothy Nohe: Sounding Botany Bay
February 12 – March 31
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Timothy Nohe’s exhibition Sounding Botany Bay explores the human use of Botany Bay in Australia through this inter-media project that presents documentary photographs, audio compositions and video of the bay. (Click heading for full description.)

Sounding Botany Bay

Sounding Botany Bay: How humans have changed a unique Australian environment

Humanities Forum
Timothy Nohe, intermedia artist, professor of visual arts and director of the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA), UMBC
Tuesday, February 16, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

In this talk about his multimedia exhibition Timothy Nohe will introduce American audiences to the deeply woven human narrative of Botany Bay, Australia. The artist reveals truths about this complex place through mural prints, video, sound, interviews, archival documents, and material culture. In many ways this story mirrors our American experience related to human stewardship, the colonization and the decimation of indigenous peoples, industrialization, national narratives, globalization, and climate change. (Click heading for full description.)


Visiting Artist Lecture: Ben Marcin

Visual Arts
Visiting Artist Lecture: Ben Marcin
Thursday, March 10, time TBD
Fine Arts (FA 221)

Ben Marcin is a Baltimore-based photographer (and UMBC alum) whose visual essays explore the idea of home and the passing of time. (Click heading for full description.)

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Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture

Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture
Campus-wide Programs
March 2016 – March 2017

Seeing Science, a campus-wide, interdisciplinary project, will take place over the course of a year. Its goal is to bring together the UMBC’s science, humanities, and art communities to explore, in online, print, and onsite projects (Click heading for full description.)

Kyle Johnson

Kyle Johnson: I’m not really much of a talker

Music/Visual Arts
Lecture Kyle Johnson, composer, filmmaker and video artist
Wednesday, March 30, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Music Box

Composer, filmmaker and video artist Kyle Johnson will present his multimedia work I’m not really much of a talker. Premiered at Harvard University in Spring 2015, the collection of multimedia songs about lies, narrative, fiction and reality is presented live by the artist with video and audio accompaniment. (Click heading for complete description.)


Visiting Artist Lecture: Colin Ives

Visual Arts
Visiting Artist Lecture: Colin Ives
Thursday, April 7, 7:15 p.m.
Fine Arts (FA 107)

Colin Ives’ creative practice operates within a nexus of overlapping cultural categories, including art, technology, and ecology. The tools central to his work, digital media and the computer, are themselves representative of a hybrid discourse. (Click heading for full description.)


2016 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
2016 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
April 7 – 23
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the 2016 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. (Click on heading for full description.)


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