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Spring 2017 Arts One class with Director Saul Elkin following the opening performance of After the Revolution by Amy Herzog. 

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Buffalo has a legacy of leadership in the arts. Here are a few of the outstanding local opportunities to experience art in Buffalo. Consult their websites for details.

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Check out all the great things Arts One is doing this semester:

2017-18 Artists-in-Residence

9/20/17
Since arriving in the US in 1980 from his native country Brazil, Cyro Baptista has emerged as one of the premier percussionists in the country. During his Spring-Summer 2017  Residency, Baptista is working with Buffalo sculptor Shasti O’Leary Soudant and UB students on the creation of a unique sculpture/percussion instrument to be installed in the Percussion Garden at Artpark.
12/4/17
Joshua G. Stein is the founder of Radical Craft and the co-director of the Data Clay Network, a forum for the exploration of digital techniques applied to ceramic materials. Stein will use his Fall 2017 CAI residency working with a number of different UB units and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on a project entitled "Delta Mountains."
6/1/17
Olivier Pasquet is a composer, music producer and visual artist. His work is based on the writing of audio visual compositions and synesthesia. His generative pieces, both minimalistic and maximalistic, are contextualized within a rationalist theory-fiction universe. His compositions are sound-based, visual, and material. Pasquet will use his Fall-Spring CAI residency to create an interactive sound and light sculpture for the Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex.
1/22/18
The Wooster Group is a company of artists who make work for theater, dance, and media. The Wooster Group's CAI residency will include four performances of THE B-SIDE: “Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons” A Record Album Interpretation, workshops with UB students, and public discussions.
12/8/17
Israeli-born painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger is considered to be a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. Etthinger's CAI residency will include an exhibition of her work at the UB Anderson Gallery along with the creation of an associated catalogue featuring photographic reproductions of Ettinger’s work and essays by prominent scholars in psychoanalysis and art history. Ettinger will also work with UB visual arts students, and offer a 3-week graduate-level seminar, gallery talks for UB students and the public, and a public lecture. Her residency is being held in partnership with the Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Culture.
6/1/17
Conductor, composer and violinist Jaakko Kuusisto enjoys an extensive career that was launched by a series of successes in international violin competitions in the 1990s. Kuusisto's CAI residency will coincide with the New York debut of his Trumpet Concerto by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. His residency will include open rehearsals, public lectures and appearances, and working with UB music students.   
 
5/12/17
New York based artists Laura Kaminsky (composer) and Rebecca Allan (visual artist) were in residence at the Burchfield Penney Art Center for a multi-media residency entitled, The Inspiration Between Music and Art, April 27- 29, 2017. 

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Silo interior photograph

Silo interior. Image by Rima Yamazaki, 2017.

 

4/3/18
Bracha Ettinger, painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer, is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. In addition to holding the first museum exhibition of her work in the United States, Ettinger will engage with groups of students from across the University at Buffalo throughout her residency. She will interact with graduate students in the Department of Art in two ways:
4/3/18
Bracha Ettinger, painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer, is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. In addition to holding the first museum exhibition in the United States, Ettinger will engage with groups of students from across the University at Buffalo throughout her residency.
4/3/18
The May 5th Opening Reception marks the beginning of the exhibition BRACHA: Pieta⎯Eurydice⎯Medusa.
4/3/18
This exhibition at the UB Anderson Gallery is the first museum exhibition of Ettinger’s work in the United States. It will be accompanied by the creation of an associated catalogue featuring photographic reproductions of Ettinger’s work and essays by prominent scholars in psychoanalysis and art history. The opening reception will take place on Saturday, May 5, at 6:00 pm. 
4/3/18
Israeli-born painter, philosopher, psychoanalyst and writer Bracha Ettinger is a prominent figure among both the French painters' and the Israeli art's scenes. The exhibition “BRACHA: Pietà—Eurydice—Medusa at UB Anderson Gallery is the first museum exhibition of her work in the United States. Ettinger will offer two gallery talks, in which she walks with visitors through the exhibition and discusses her own works.
4/3/18
In advance of the opening of the exhibition, “BRACHA: Pietà—Eurydice—Medusa at UB Anderson Gallery—the first museum exhibition of her work in the United States—Ettinger will give a public lecture entitled, “Memory’s Wound: On Art and Ethics”, in order to educate a broad audience about her work and its relationship to urgent contemporary social and political developments. This lecture will be FREE and is open to the public.
12/16/17
Conductor, composer and violinist Jaakko Kuusisto enjoys an extensive career that was launched by a series of successes in international violin competitions in the 1990s. Jaakko Kuusisto’s CAI residency will culminate with the performance of his brand-new trumpet concerto, by BPO Principal Trumpet Alex Jokipii. JoAnn Falletta leads this unforgettable musical experience.

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