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Sheila C. Johnson Design Center Events

February 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

Friday, February 2, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

Saturday, February 3, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

Monday, February 5, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

ESCAPES Doc Talks Screening + Q&A with Filmmaker Michael Almereyda
1:00 pm

ESCAPES Directed by Michael Almereyda Edited by Piibe Kolka 2017, 89 min. Screening and Q & A with filmmaker MICHAEL...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium: Featuring Joe McCulloch
7:00 pm

Joe McCulloch on Total Language: Steve Ditko at 90 Ask a person today who created Spider-Man, and they’ll probably tell you Marvel Comics, that inescapable...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

The Auditory Age: Logistical Lamentation in the Time of the Telephone
7:00 pm

Drawing from his work on the media of global production, Matthew Hockenberry examines the audit as the principal form of knowledge for the logistical systems...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

Friday, February 9, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

The Ocean After Nature - opening reception
5:30 pm

Curator's talk: 5:30 p.m., Reception: 6:00-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological, cultural, political, and...

Saturday, February 10, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Sunday, February 11, 2018

In Human Time: An Exhibition in Two Parts
12:00 pm

Whale Bay, Antarctica No. 4, 84x144, 2016 (reproduction) Zaria Forman Window installation (galleries closed, installation viewable from the street) December...

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Biodiversity & Sustainability: Can We Have our Clams and Eat Them Too?
5:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Science Planetary Health Talk: Rebecca Shell, Research Technician and Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Management, Montclair State...

Scale Critique and the Artificial Ecosystem
6:30 pm

Scale critique uses the distinction between what scales smoothly and what does not as an analytical tool. It points to the need to replace 'the species,' as...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium: Featuring Julia Gfrorer
7:00 pm

Julia Gfrorer on “A Void Does Not Exist” Gfrorer discusses the effect of leaving negative space in a work and how useful a tool it can be for controlling...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Plastic Media
7:00 pm

Contemporary petrocapitalism, defined by the global trade in goods, the facilitation of movement, and the rise of digital culture, rests upon a relatively...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Kalil Award Presentation

Presenters: Matias Botero & Tripti Sahni Host: Michael Verbos, Instructor of Product Design The Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design was established in...

General Public

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

The Ocean After Nature film screening: ALLAN SEKULA AND NOËL BURCH, The Forgotten Space, 2010
6:00 pm

You must be 18 years of age or older to attend this screening. As part of the exhibition The Ocean After Nature, the SJDC presents a screening of Allan...

Saturday, February 17, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

TEST BED: Installation and Exhibition Opening
5:00 pm

Abaton: 1. A place to which access is restricted, especially a sacred space or enclosure; a sanctuary. 2. An enclosure or building attached to a temple of...

General Public

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Monday, February 19, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium: Featuring Martin Lund
7:00 pm

Martin Lund on Re-Constructing the Man of Steel: Early Superman and his Jewish American Context. It is often claimed that Superman is Jewish, but the...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Architecture Lunch Talk with Masashi Sogabe
12:00 pm

Award-winning architect Masashi Sogabe will discuss how he addresses social issues, such as demographic change and natural disaster, through design. Sogabe...

Students Alumni Faculty

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

SLEEPING BODIES: OBSERVATION, CALIBRATION, AND CONTROL
6:00 pm

Speakers: Jonathan Crary, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Modern Art and Theory at Columbia University; Kenton Kroker, Chair and Associate Professor of Science...

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

 NOCTURNES
6:30 pm

As part of the exhibition Test Bed, artists Tom Kotik and Robert Deeds will present a short program of improvised nocturnes composed live on electronic...

General Public

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Monday, February 26, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Doc Talk: Screening and Q&A with filmmaker ANDRÉS DI TELLA
1:00 pm

327 CUADERNOS Directed by Andrés Di Tella 2015, 76 min. Celebrated contemporary Argentinian author Ricardo Piglia is the subject of Andrés Di Tella’s...

Vulnerability and Health
5:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Science Planetary Health Talk: Yi-Ching Ong, Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Sleeping in OUTER SPACE
6:30 pm

At the extremes of history and technology, how might antiquity’s abaton and the astronaut’s space capsule inform the contemporary sleep experience? An...

General Public

New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium: Featuring Will Eisner
7:00 pm

Will Eisner: Breaking Fourth Walls since 1940 (if not earlier) Originating in theater, the concept of the “fourth wall” refers to the plane through which a...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Ocean After Nature - exhibition
12:00 pm

Curator's walkthrough and opening reception: Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as reflecting the ecological,...

Sleep Sanctuaries and Collective Dreaming
6:30 pm

Western medical and scientific studies, oscillating between a psychological or a physiological locus for dreaming, has consistently reinforced a cultural...

General Public

February 2018

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