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The Digital Decameron

Monday, March 30, 2020 – Sunday, June 7, 2020

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As a creative response to the postponement of the DST2020 Conference, due to take place at Loughborough University in the UK from March 30 to April 1, the conference organizers initiated Digital Decameron.  “In Boccaccio’s original, the characters told ten stories a day for ten days.  In our version, we feature ten stories a week for ten weeks beginning on March 30, the original planned start of DST2020.”

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Codex: 2020 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition



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UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) and the Department of Visual Arts present Codex, the 2020 Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring work by Brandon Ables, Jason Charney, Mandy Morrison, and Adan Rodriguez.

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Remembering Maurice Berger




It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of Dr. Maurice Berger, chief curator and research professor at UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC), who died Sunday, March 22, in Craryville, New York from complications of COVID-19. A path-breaking art historian and curator, Maurice was a fierce advocate for social justice and an exceptionally caring human being. Through his exhibitions and writings, he compelled us to look honestly at issues of race, inequity, and their representations in visual culture.

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