Studio Conversations with Anya Gallaccio

Friday, November 11, 2011, 6:30 pm | Reception to follow
STEWART AUDITORIUM - Event is Free
2011/12 STUDIO CONVERSATIONS
Anya Gallaccio
Cover: Anya Gallaccio Intensities and Surfaces, 1996, installation at Wapping Power Station, London.
Photo courtesy the artist.
GRADUATE STUDIES MFA IN STUDIO ART 
 
Anya Gallaccio lives and works in San Diego. Scottish by birth and trained in Great Britain, she creates site-specific installations, often using organic and ephemeral materials as her medium. Past projects have included arranging a ton of oranges on a floor, placing a thirty-two ton block of ice in a boiler room, and painting a wall with chocolate. The nature of these materials results in natural processes of transformation and decay, often with unpredictable results, relating as much to the history of performance as to sculpture and installation.
 
The annual Studio Conversations series, presented by Moore College of Art & Design, feature leading artists and critics who discuss artistic issues and practice across media and international boundaries. Supporting Moore’s MFA in Studio Art, which includes an international residency and international visiting guest faculty, the conversations are intended to address the emerging globalization and internationalization of the art world and what this means for artistic practice in the 21st century.
Presented in cooperation with The Galleries at Moore and in partnership with
The International Sculpture Center and Sculpture Magazine.
 
Published on November 11th, 2011