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The Museum of Modern Art, New York, announced that it has appointed Michelle Kuo (BA, Stanford) to the newly created role of chief curator at large and publisher, effective immediately. Kuo arrived to MoMA in 2018 as the Marlene Hess…

EYES OF CHAOS: DHARMA 混沌之眼:达摩, 2022, Ink on paper 纸本水墨, 362.5 x 573.5 cm

Curated by Britta Erickson (Art History PhD '97), Bingyi's current solo exhibition at INKStudio, Beijing, "Bingyi: The Eyes of Chaos," is the work of a remarkable polymath: with a doctoral degree in Art History and Archaeology from Yale, focusing…

jina valentine in her studio, Chicago, IL. Photo by Jonathan Michael Castillo.

For visual artist and professor jina valentine, a sense of place is closely tied with the imperative to build community. Having experienced several relocations, first as a student and later as an academic, valentine has met this requirement by…

The feature-length documentary film Racist Trees, helmed by Sara Newens and Mina T. Son, graduates of the MFA program in Documentary Film (2011), made its debut on PBS on January 22, 2024. Following its initial premiere at IDFA, the film garnered…

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Stanford’s MFA in Documentary Film and Video is a two-year program in which small cohorts of six to eight students immerse themselves in documentary filmmaking. According to the program’s director, Srdan Keča, the program is centered around…