Professor of the Practice Anthony Romero co-authored a book entitled Lastgaspism: Art and Survival in the Age of Pandemic, which includes contributions from Professor of the Practice Kelli Morgan and Lecturer Erin Genia. Lastgaspism is a collaborative effort to attempt to make sense of the present moment by engaging with the ecological, political, public health, and spiritual crises of our time in terms of breath, both literal and allegorical. A related exhibition, also entitled Lastgaspism, will be on view at Drexel University's Pearlstein Gallery from March 31 – May 25. This book grew out of a previous collaborative project, Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self Determination Movements, the catalog for which was edited by Anthony Romero.
Professor of the Practice Chantal Zakari is featured in an exhibition entitled The Bookshop is open at the Kingston Gallery in Boston through January 16. Many of Professor Zakari's pieces were created in collaboration with Lecturer Mike Mandel.
Lecturer Eva Lundsager's painting As Beginning, made in the year 2000, was recently acquired by the permanent collection of the Dallas Art Museum.
Professor of the Practice Kendall Reiss is one of two artists from the U.S. included in the Tincal Lab Challenge 2021: Jewelry & Nature. The exhibition runs through December 31 at Tincal Lab, a contemporary jewelry gallery located in Porto, Portugal. It includes the work of 79 jewelers from 29 countries. Works created specifically for the exhibition address nature as a central theme.
Minnie Xie, CD '24, is featured in a University of the Arts London (UAL) article describing her experience studying at UAL through the Tufts University study abroad exchange program.
Professor of the Practice Ng’endo Mukii’s new film Kesho Pia Ni Siku was announced as the winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Kalasha Awards 2021 as part of the Kalasha International Film & TV Festival & Market in association with the Kenya Film Commission. Photos from the event are available here.