The Design Center will offer open studio hours in the fall semester. In addition, Design Center staff will offer in-person programming, safety trainings, and virtual consultations. Center access is subject to change with directives from the college, so please check our calendar and website frequently for updates. Email designcenter@barnard.edu with questions for design-related support and info about our summer programming. More details here.

Nov 19

Holograms & Haptics at the Limit of Sight & Sound

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  • Add to Calendar 2021-11-19 15:00:00 2021-11-19 16:30:00 Holograms & Haptics at the Limit of Sight & Sound Image Transmission holograms, acrylic mounts, 5mW red laser, acrylic wall mounted vitrine 7 holograms, each 2 x 3 x Variable inches (5.08 x 7.62 x Variable cm) Overall vitrine 96 x 24 x 8 inches (243.8 cm x 60.96 cm x 20.32 cm)The second speaker in the Design Talk series is Constantina Zavitsanos who will discuss their work in waves from holography to haptic sound, and the cacophony of incapacity and interference as shifting sites for speculation and sociality beyond scarcity.  This event will have live transcription and ASL interpretation. Bio: Constantina Zavitsanos works in sculpture, performance, text, and sound to elaborate debt, dependency, and means beyond measure. Zavitsanos has exhibited at the New Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Artists Space, The Kitchen, and Participant Inc (New York), at Arika (Glasgow), and HKW (Berlin). With Park McArthur, they wrote “Other Forms of Conviviality” in Women & Performance (Routledge), and “The Guild of the Brave Poor Things” in Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility (MIT Press). Zavitsanos is the 2021 recipient of the Roy Lichtenstein Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the 2022 Keith Haring Fellow in Art & Activism at Bard College. Zoom Barnard College barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com America/New_York public
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Two transparent cubes glow with red laser light in an ambiguous deep black surround. A holographic image on each mount depicts dice, which appear suspended in space and/or time. The vibe is a bit mysterious, maybe something like: "mystic makes a long shot in the dark".

Transmission holograms, acrylic mounts, 5mW red laser, acrylic wall mounted vitrine
7 holograms, each 2 x 3 x Variable inches (5.08 x 7.62 x Variable cm)
Overall vitrine 96 x 24 x 8 inches (243.8 cm x 60.96 cm x 20.32 cm)

The second speaker in the Design Talk series is Constantina Zavitsanos who will discuss their work in waves from holography to haptic sound, and the cacophony of incapacity and interference as shifting sites for speculation and sociality beyond scarcity. 

This event will have live transcription and ASL interpretation.

Bio:

Constantina Zavitsanos works in sculpture, performance, text, and sound to elaborate debt, dependency, and means beyond measure. Zavitsanos has exhibited at the New Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Artists Space, The Kitchen, and Participant Inc (New York), at Arika (Glasgow), and HKW (Berlin). With Park McArthur, they wrote “Other Forms of Conviviality” in Women & Performance (Routledge), and “The Guild of the Brave Poor Things” in Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility (MIT Press). Zavitsanos is the 2021 recipient of the Roy Lichtenstein Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the 2022 Keith Haring Fellow in Art & Activism at Bard College.