The University of Texas at Dallas will host Panel Discussion on The Art Effect: Translational Ecology of Contemporary Art, a panel discussion on contemporary art and art education. The discussion will take place in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building in the main lobby on Thursday, January 15, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The panel discussion is in conjunction with the Loris Gréaud exhibition opening at the Dallas Contemporary on Saturday, January 17th.
- Nicolas Bourriaud, director of the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts in Paris, curator, art critic and theorist. Bourriaud was curator for contemporary art at the Tate Britain in London from 2007 to 2010.
- Éric Mangion, director of the National Centre of Contemporary Art of the Villa Arson in Nice, France, since 2006.
- Loris Gréaud, transdisciplinary artist based in Paris. Gréaud creates transformative experiences that challenge the senses and confront the viewer with otherworldly landscapes.
- Frank Dufour (moderator) digital artist, director of graduate studies for the ATEC program
- Justine Ludwig, senior curator, Dallas Contemporary
- Noah Simblist, associate professor and chair of the Division of Art, Southern Methodist University
- Charissa Terranova, associate professor of aesthetic studies, UT Dallas
The panel discussion is sponsored by the Cultural Service at the French Consulate in Houston.