Sculpture as Installation

Anthony Discenza
Monday–Thursday, June 18–July 13

1:30–4:30 pm 

Blend construction methods, design, and functionality of contemporary sculptural installation as you explore processes, techniques, and concepts. Design and build structures using a variety of materials from plaster casts to fabric. You will review site, place, and juxtaposition of objects, meaning, and content to push your work to greater spatial heights. Class time may also include documentation of sculpture through video, photo, audio, and written formats as you consider moving your sculpture(s) into installation projects.

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Anthony Discenza is an interdisciplinary artist based in Oakland, CA. Employing a range of media, including video projection, text, street signage, and audio, his work explores our interactions with the productions of mass media, as well as the relationship between textual and visual systems of representation. Discenza’s work has been presented at SFMOMA, The Wattis Institute, Ballroom Marfa, Objectif Exhibitions, Gallery 400, The Getty Center, The Pacific Film Archive, and The Whitney Biennial. His work has garnered critical attention in Artforum, Artweek, and ArtReview, and is included in the permanent catalog of the Video Databank. 

Education:

  • MFA, California College of Art, 2000
  • BA, Wesleyan University, 1990

Links:

  • https://cclarkgallery.com/artists/series/anthony-discenza
  • https://www.etaletc.com/AnthonyDiscenza2015
  • https://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/02/16/anthony-discenzas-trouble-sleeping-an-exhibition-in-stages/
  • https://www.squarecylinder.com/2015/01/garble-catharine-clark/
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