Visiting Faculty

Ei Arakawa

Ei Arakawa

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2018

Ei Arakawa (b. 1977, Fukushima, Japan) currently lives in New York. Arakawa works in performance, sculpture and installation, often elaborating hybrid and multimedia works which are situated within or spun off from live, choreographed events. His complex performance works are typically collaborative and subvert performative conventions by breaking the boundaries between audience and performer, resulting in spontaneous live actions. Sometimes incorporating other artists’ works as source material, his complex and multilayered projects rethink traditional notions of authorship, subjectivity, temporal and geographical context, while also interrogating the politics of collaboration. Arakawa’s recent exhibition proposed the alternative view of performance art history by the extensive use of astrology.... Read more about Ei Arakawa

Judith Belzer

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2018

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

Elle Pérez

Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, 2018-19

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