Two Great Events this Week at the Schneider Museum of Art!

Avantika Bawa, Flood.Control, 2014, Paint, wood, graphite, hardware, rock

Avantika Bawa, Flood.Control Installation Artist, to Speak at SOU and Vocalist Christine Williams to Perform “Sounding the Gallery” Thursday, May 1, 2014 Lecture: 5:30 PM, Meese Auditorium Performance: Immediately after the Lecture, Schneider Museum of Art On Thursday, May 1 at 5:30 PM, the Schneider Museum of Art is presenting a lecture by Avantika Bawa, whose installation, Flood.Control, is featured in the Museum’s current exhibition, 3.  In Flood.Control, Bawa uses the history and geography behind the formation of Emigrant Lake as the conceptual underpinning of her installation. Immediately after the lecture, Vocalist Christine Williams will perform “Sounding the Gallery” in Avantika Bawa’s installation space. Avantika Bawa is an artist, curator, and Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Washington State University in Vancouver, WA.  She is “interested in transforming the act of drawing into sculptural gestures that react formally and also conceptually to architectural spaces and their history.” Vocalist Christine Williams, SOU Department of Music Faculty believes that music and art occupy unrelated dimensions of time and space.  Those boundaries will be erased as Williams performs “Sounding the Gallery” inside Avantika Bawa’s installation, Flood.Control.  Since Bawa’s installation about Emigrant Lake fills […]