Didi Dunphy – “Art Is a Verb, So Let’s Do It”

A former visiting scholar and professor in the contemporary anddigital media arts at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Didi Dunphy works asan independent curator in partnership with regional art museums. She willgive the Torrance Lecture, sponsored by the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development in the College of Education.In the curatorial field, she manages and designs exhibits for the Gallery at Hotel-Indigo-Athens and the Indigo’s GlassCube artist residency and project space. Dunphy currently serves as the program supervisor at the Lyndon House Arts Center, the civic arts campus dedicated to incorporating visual art and arts education with the mission of enriching the community of Athens and beyond.Dunphy’s creative practice lies within the intersection of performativeparticipation and playful collaboration that extends past the studio to Dunphy’s teaching, curating, and art directing. Using invitational art activities, available technology, and conceptual rigor, Dunphy develops situations of social learning and community building, all with a smart, witty aesthetic. In this lecture, she will discuss her arts engagement from the design line of recess inspired objects, her time-based art teachingstyle, and her thoughtful exhibition curation.Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:00pm

Lamar Dodd School of Art, S150
270 River Road, Athens, GA 30602

Office of Research, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
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