On Friday, March 24th Erik DeLuca will present a colloquium in 107 Old Cabell Hall on The Lawn at the University of Virginia. This event is free and open to the public.
Erik DeLuca is an artist and musician working with performance, sculpture, and text, in dialogue with social practice and critique. Erik is Associate Professor of Art Education and Contemporary Art Practice at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, as well as being an alumnus of the UVA music program.
Erik DeLuca (born Tampa, FL 1985; German—through restitution law Article 116) is an artist and musician working with performance, sculpture, and text, in dialogue with social practice and critique. Striving for dialogue and policy change, he sets up scenarios where technologies of dispossession are revealed. Recently, his projects have been included at Braunschweig University of Art, Kling og Bang (Iceland), Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, MASS MoCA, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, and Fieldwork: Marfa. His writing is published in Public Art Dialogue, Mousse, Third Text and The Wire. He received a PhD in Music from the University of Virginia (2016), was a resident at Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture (2017), and was an Asian Cultural Council Fellow in Myanmar (2018). He lectured at the Iceland University of the Arts (2016-2018), was Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Brown University, and a critic at Rhode Island School of Design. Erik is Associate Professor of Art Education and Contemporary Art Practice at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
Old Cabell Hall is located on the south end of UVA’s historic lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda. (map) Parking is available in the central grounds parking garage on Emmet Street, in the C1 parking lot off McCormick Rd, and in the parking lots at the UVA Corner.
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