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Annex Gallery, 1st Flr Sprowls Hall
The Lively Arts
This exhibit runs from September 8th through October 2nd
This event is free admission.
The exhibition “Brita d’Agostino: Reconstructing Desires” focuses on the act of cultural consumption by transforming print media targeted towards women into dynamic and semi-abstract collages as installations. Informed by historical art movements and contemporary practice, Brita d’Agostino reimagines the visual language of glamour magazines into hybridized collaged forms created both intentionally and intuitively. This online exhibition is a virtual installation designed specifically for the Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Through her process d’Agostino explores the visual design and patterns embedded in a social system of images carefully constructed to elicit desire in consumers. She is deconstructing and recombining surfaces, subverting the original meaning of the images through her own aesthetic investigations. Her playful synthesis of her source material into new forms and presented in a different context offers a fresh perspective of the content for the audience. The end result is a combination of shapes and color that borders on abstraction, yet incorporates elements of contemporary American consumer culture.
Exhibit Dates: September 15th-October 31st
Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement
Everything in your routine exists for a reason. Think about the things you do every day—saying prayers, your makeup routine, your study schedule, the shows you watch, the music you listen to, your Starbucks order, the clubs you participate in. Show us something in your routine you believe to
be related to your culture. Tag @IUP_MCSLE with the hashtag #MCSLECultureChallenge.
Virtual Only via Zoom
Come meet and mingle as we create and celebrate the community representing those of color at IUP. Join us with your favorite snack and beverage in hand.
Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://iupvideo.zoom.us/j/94396192747
“The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.” Unleash your inner Carl Sagan with STATIC.
Explore our Solar System, our Milky Way Galaxy, and our visible and largely invisible universe with STATIC on Tuesday, September 29, via Zoom, from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. No preregistration is required!
Zoom link forthcoming.
For more information, visit the STATIC website or STATIC on Twitter and Instagram.