In the News: Week of August 23
2021-08-23 • Sam Fox School
Mark Fox. Photo: Katherine Marks for The New York Times.
Artist Fox Featured in New York Times
Mark Fox (BFA85) is the artist behind a new text-based public sculpture in Mt. Vernon, New York. The work, commissioned by the M.T.A., pays homage to the city’s contemporary and historic luminaries. Fox received a Sam Fox School Award for Distinction in 2015.
Inside Look at Hostile Terrain 94
Hostile Terrain 94
, a traveling, participatory exhibition documenting the migrant crisis along the U.S.–Mexico border, is on view through September 5 at the Kemper Art Museum. WashU professor Tabea Alexa Linhard and staff member Mattie Gottbrath organized the St. Louis iteration of the exhibition. A panel discussion will be held September 2.
The Architect's Newspaper Highlights Hoeferlin's Exhibit Columbus Project
The Architect’s Newspaper highlighted the research project associate professor Derek Hoeferlin created for the Exhibit Columbus biennial, now on view in Columbus, Indiana. Hoeferlin, a 2021 Exhibit Columbus University Design Research Fellow, examines the scale of human impact on the Mississippi watershed with Tracing Our Mississippi, an interactive installation and public programming series that expands upon his ongoing watershed atlas research project.
Whitaker's Essay in Landscape Architecture Frontiers
“Dark Matter: Research on an Evolving Funerary Landscape in St. Louis,” an essay by lecturer John Whitaker, was published in the April issue of Landscape Architecture Frontiers, which addressed the theme of Persistent Landscapes.
Lacerte Leads Discussion of Cartoonist & Illustrator Rose O'Neill
On August 24, Skye Lacerte, curator at the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library, will lead a discussion titled More than the Kewpie: The Rose O’Neill Collection at the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library, centered on the trailblazing American cartoonist, illustrator, and Missouri native. The talk will take place from 6-7p CDT via Zoom.
Photography Exhibition by Colten at Olin Library
Higher Ground: Honoring Washington Park Cemetery, its People and Place, an exhibition of photographs by senior lecturer Jennifer Colten, is on view through March 11, 2022, on Level 1, Kagan Grand Stair of WashU’s John M. Olin Library.
Schlaifer Participates in Poetry at the Point
Stephanie Ellis Schlaifer (BFA99/BA99) will read from her forthcoming second collection, Well Waiting Room (Fordham University Press, October 2021), along with poets Britny Cordera and Paul Stroble, as part of Poetry at the Point at 7:30p CDT August 24 via livestream.