Visiting Faculty

Steven Ascher

Steven Ascher

Visiting Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, 2017-18

Steven Ascher is an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and writer. His feature documentaries include Troublesome Creek (Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award), So Much So Fast (Sundance premiere), and Raising Renee (HBO; Emmy nominee, Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming). Read more about Steven Ascher

Judith Belzer

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2017

Judith Belzer employs the rich visual lexicon that paint on canvas offers to explore her long-standing interest in the relationship between nature and culture, most recently looking at man-made landscapes where these two forces meet—often in uncomfortable ways. Read more about Judith Belzer

Sean Cubitt

Sean Cubitt

Visiting Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2017

Sean Cubitt is Professor of Film and Television at Goldsmiths, University of London and Honorary Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne. Read more about Sean Cubitt

Andy London

Andy London

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2018

Andy London is a writer, director, animator, educator and co-founder of London Squared. He has been creating graphic novels, films, art installations and animated content since 1992. Read more about Andy London

Guy Maddin

Guy Maddin

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, 2017-18

Guy Maddin is an installation & internet artist, writer and filmmaker, the director of eleven feature-length movies, including The Forbidden Room (2015), My Winnipeg (2007), The Saddest Music in the World (2003), and innumerable shorts. Read more about Guy Maddin

Philippe-Alain Michaud

Philippe-Alain Michaud

Visiting Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2018

Philippe-Alain Michaud is Curator at the Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre Pompidou in charge of the collection of films, Professor at ERG, (Ecole de Recherche Graphique) Brussels and Visiting Professor at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, since 2008. Read more about Philippe-Alain Michaud

Ken Okiishi

Ken Okiishi

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2018

Ken Okiishi. BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, 2001. Recent solo exhibitions include: Being and/or Time, Reena Spaulings, New York (2017); Read more about Ken Okiishi

Elle Pérez

Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, 2017-18

Elle Pérez was born, raised, and is currently based in the Bronx, New York. Their photographic work is a celebration of the erotics of underground communities and the possibilities inherent to marginal spaces and identities. Read more about Elle Pérez

Richard Renaldi

Richard Renaldi

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2018

Richard Renaldi was born in Chicago in 1968. He received a BFA in photography from New York University in 1990. He is represented by Benrubi Gallery in New York and Robert Morat Galerie in Berlin. Read more about Richard Renaldi

Dan Rowe

Daniel Rowe

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2017

Daniel Rowe received his BFA from Massachusetts College of Art in 2007 and received his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University 2013. Read more about Daniel Rowe

Kianja Strobert

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2017

Kianja Strobert received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2004 and then earned her MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2006.  Read more about Kianja Strobert