The Plasmodium Symposium

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Friday March 2, 2018, 2-7pm, including a closing reception Join us for a meeting of minds, human and non-, as we discuss the state of art/science collaborations, how big interdisciplinary projects and out-of-the-box thinking offer exciting opportunities for collaboration and experiential learning, and what we can learn from our visiting plasmodial slime mold […]

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The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative: Jonathon Keats

In recent years, engineers have designed body armor based on beetle shells and applied the aerodynamics of kingfisher beaks to bullet trains. Biomimicry is the buzzword, and the principle has served us well, but biomimicry rarely benefits the organisms whose innovations we appropriate. To compensate, experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats has founded the Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative, […]

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The Plasmodium Consortium

Jonathon Keats With Amy Halliday (curator) and Megan Dobro (biology professor) Project: September 6, 2017 –  March 9, 2018 / Exhibition: February 9 – March 9, 2018 Hampshire College is proud to announce the founding of the world’s only academic program for non-human species.  The first scholars-in-residence (faculty page here), plasmodial slime molds known as […]

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Curating the Flag: The Art and History of For Whom it Stands

A Presentation by Dr. Michelle J. Wilkinson,  Curator at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture 6:30PM, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Franklin Patterson Hall’s West Lecture Hall Dr. Wilkinson will discuss her book and exhibition project, For Whom It Stands: The Flag and the American People, an investigation into the ways […]

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Artists’ Talk with Jesse Krimes and Jared Owens

February 3, 2017, 5-6pm

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Workshop with Jesse Krimes

February 3, 2017, 1-3pm in the Art Barn

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div III spring 2017

Spring 2017

Artists in their final semester at Hampshire experiment with form and conceptual propositions in a series of solo and group shows. Stay tuned for a full calendar.

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