May 15th 2016

The SAIC Arts Administration and Policy Department presents Showcase: an Arts Administration and Policy Symposium.

SUNDAY, MAY 15th, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Leroy Neiman Center
37 South Wabash Ave

MA students receiving their degrees in Arts Administration and Policy and in Arts Administration and Policy & Modern and Contemporary Art History will present their work and research, featuring panel discussions, performance, exhibition interpretation, video and participatory art installations. Family, friends, colleagues, alumni and all who have given this cohort the opportunity to work and learn with them over the course of their studies at SAIC, in Chicago, and beyond, are warmly welcome! The event will conclude with a celebratory toast!


1:00 pm doors open

1:30 – 2:15 pm
Panel discussion: “Racing Culture”
Panelists: Ryan Blocker, Raquel Iglesias and Olivia Junell

2:15 – 2:30 pm
Presentation: “When is the sky lavender? Reflections on youngness and practice. Also known as: I knew happiness when I saw it”
Sarah Skaggs

2:30-2:45 pm
Presentation: “Death Grips, Tidal, Kanye West (and Taylor Swift): Paradoxical Messaging for Artists”
Matthew Douglas Mehlan

2:45 – 3:00 pm
Presentation: “Do it Yourself: Ethos and Gentrification of DIY Music”
Louise Yingduo Liu

3:00 – 3:45 pm
Panel discussion: “Making Experiences Meaningful: Supporting the Arts Through Audience Engagement”
Panelists: Jacelyn Kee, Yirong Li, Ellen Brinich, Rachel Harper

3:45 – 4:30 pm
Interact with students and their projects
Featuring: Katya Balueva, Kimia Maleki, Emily Owen, Ryan Hageman and Xinqui Tao

4:30 – 5:00 pm

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