Past Events

  • 2016 Apr 28

    Student Screenings

    1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center Lecture Hall

    Thursday, April 28, 1pm
    Friday, April 29, 7 pm
    Saturday, April 30, 7 pm

    Moving-image works produced by spring semester students in the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, including senior thesis projects by Elizabeth ChoiDario GuerreroLance KatigbakDanielle LessardMax McGillivray, and Kendra Justine McLaughlin. Visit the Student Work page on our website to see...

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  • 2016 Apr 07

    [image here] Conference and Exhibition

    Thu Apr 7 (All day) to Sun Apr 10 (All day)

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center

    [image here]: Interdisciplinary Conference & Exhibition

    Conference

    April 7-10, 2016
    Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    Presented by Film and Visual Studies, Harvard University
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    This conference will bring together papers, performances and artworks in order to elaborate the role of non-representation as a theory and/or practice in recent contemporary philosophy, media theory, art, and related fields. Not simply a blank, the phrase [image here]...

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  • 2016 Mar 31

    Inside VES: Advising Fortnight Event

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center B-04

    Attention freshmen!

    Inside VES, the department’s Advising Fortnight Event, is Thursday, March 31, at 4:30 in the Carpenter Center, Room B04, on the lower level. 

    Please join us!

  • 2016 Mar 09

    Visiting Artist Talk: Liz Glynn

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center B-04

    Liz Glynn, a visiting lecturer in VES, will talk about her work. Glynn creates sculptures, large-scale installations, and performances drawing upon different historical epochs, architecture, artifacts, and literature.  Her work explores individual agency within complex superstructures in the face of an increasingly abstract economy. Her practice seeks to embody dynamic cycles of growth and decay by evidencing process, encouraging participation, and inciting future action.

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  • 2016 Feb 29

    Kevin B. Lee: Videographic Film Criticism and the Video Essay

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center B-04

    Critic and filmmaker (Transformers: The Premake) Kevin B. Lee, one of the foremost practitioners of videographer criticism, joins us to talk about video essays. Lee has, in the past 8 years, produced more than 100 short video essays on cinema and television. He is the founding editor and chief video essayist for Fandor’s Keyframe as well as editor for IndieWire’s Press Play blog and his...

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  • 2016 Feb 17

    The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center Lecture Hall

    Please join us at 6pm on Wednesday, February 17th, for a screening of The Look of Silence, the Oscar nominated documentary by Joshua Oppenheimer '97. Following the screening, the filmmaker will be on hand for a question and answer session and reception. The Look of Silence explores the aftermath of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, and is a follow-up to Oppenheimer’s 2012 documentary, The Act of Killing

    This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is...

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  • 2015 Dec 08

    Fall Open Studios

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center
    The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies
    at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University
    Fall Open Studios

    Open Studios for the Fall 2015 Visual and Environmental Studies courses will take place in the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies (VES) is holding Fall Open...

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