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SO BENT » Monique Jenkinson

SO BENT » Monique Jenkinson
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 17:00 - 19:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:55

Monique Jenkinson will perform her latest project, with a Q&A to follow led by San Francisco Art Institute Visiting Faculty Christian Nagler.

SO BENT » Juliana Snapper

SO BENT » Juliana Snapper
Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:00 - 13:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:51

Vocal performance by radical opera singer Juliana Snapper.

SO BENT » Julie Tolentino

SO BENT » Julie Tolentino
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:00 - 21:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:37

Julie Tolentino will offer 46 durational performances of approximately 2 hours in collaboration with sound artist and San Francisco Art Institute alumnus Robert Crouch (BFA Photography, 1995), Stosh Fila, and special guest Rita Tolentino.

Film Screening: The Idiocratic Life

Film Screening: The Idiocratic Life
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 19:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:09

Join filmmaker Kent Kessinger for a screening of his documentary The Idiocratic Life, which offers an anthropological look at present-day American communes.

WEAK FORCE

WEAK FORCE
Mon, 04/21/2014 - 19:30 - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:10

Body/Performance:
Poetry Reading Diptych

Over the course of two nights, seven Bay Area poets address languaging at the site of the body. Working with performance as the primary mode, they deploy extended techniques and performance-art methodologies—ultimately taking up embodiment under minoritization and late capitalism as material.

Northern California ArtTable

Northern California ArtTable
Wed, 04/30/2014 - 17:30 - 21:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 13:17

APPRAISALS: Determining Values in Today's Complex Marketplace » Explore the increasingly complex and essential world of fine art valuation at a panel discussion co-sponsored by Northern California ArtTable and SFAI.

Wrong's What I Do Best » Opening Reception

Wrong's What I Do Best » Opening Reception
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 19:00 - 22:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Wed, 03/26/2014 - 17:29

Curated by Hesse McGraw and Aaron Spangler

Lecture » Jeff Gunderson

Lecture » Jeff Gunderson
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 03/03/2014 - 15:01

SFAI Director of Library Services and Librarian Jeff Gunderson will give a lecture on the relationship of Photography faculty members Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch with members of the Black Panther Party, which resulted in a 1968 photo exhibition at the de Young Museum.

To learn more, read Gunderson's article on the subject in Art Practical

 

Image: 
Pirkle Jones
Black Panthers during drill, De Fremery Park, Oakland, 1968.

 

Conversation » Dr. Randy Auxier

Conversation » Dr. Randy Auxier
Fri, 03/14/2014 - 17:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 03/14/2014 - 17:30

Dr. Randy Auxier, a professor of philosophy at Southern Illinois University, will discuss the work of American philosopher Josiah Royce, focusing on Royce’s philosophy of community in the context of the North American utopian movements of the 19th century.

Conversation » Billy X. Jennings

Conversation » Billy X. Jennings
Mon, 03/10/2014 - 18:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 03/10/2014 - 18:00

Billy X. Jennings joined the Black Panther Party in 1960 and was active in Oakland for many years, working alongside prominent figures such as Dr. Huey P. Newton. He was an honor guard at George Jackson’s funeral in 1971, and a dedicated participant in the anti-war movement against U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.

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