The Center for Italian Modern Art in New York hosted a virtual presentation of Senior Lecturer Silvia Bottinelli's new book, Double-Edged Comforts: Domestic Life in Modern Italian Art and Visual Culture (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021).
Jules Rochielle Sievert, Part-time Lecturer, has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Advisory Committee at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council for their Creative COVID-19 Communications Project. MAPC’s Arts & Culture and Public Health teams are partnering with local artists and designers to produce creative, culturally resonant communications about COVID-19 and vaccinations.
Jane Gillooly's film Where the Pavement Ends was a featured film at the Yerba Center for the Arts & the San Francisco Urban Film Festival.
Silvia Bottinelli's single-authored book Double-Edged Comforts, Domestic Life in Modern Italian Art and Visual Culture (McGill-Queen's University Press) was released on January 21st, 2021. Peeking into the home through the eyes of artists and image-makers, this book unveils the untold story of Italian domestic experiences from the 1940s to the 1970s.