The Visual Cultures Student Focus Group meets regularly to discuss current literature in the field of visual cultures studies, review each others' work, and collaborate on scholarly projects and events. The Visual Cultures Student Focus Group operates using a Learn@UW site, which contains an archive of past readings, an active discussion board, and announcements about upcoming meetings and events.
If you would like to join our mailing list, suggest a topic for a future meeting or project, or gain access to our Learn@UW site, please email email@example.com.
Past projects undertaken by members of the Visual Cultures Student Focus Group include:
Visualizing TRANS, curated by The Transcurators: Tamar Brown, Heidi Ganshaw, Chele Isaac, Megan Katz, Amy Noell, Emily Pfotenhauer, Sara Schneckloth, and Beth A. Zinsli (October 2006, The Kupfer "Ironworks" Center).
Under the Medicean Stars: Medici Patronage of Science and Natural History, 1537-1737, curated by Meghan Doherty (July 9-November 2, 2007).
The Scientist's Eye: Dialogues between Art & Science, curated by Beth A. Zinsli and Amy Powell (January 14-February 18, 2008, Kohler Art Library).
Sighting Knowledge: Photography in the Lab, the Museum and the Archive, curated by curated by Beth A. Zinsli and Amy Powell (March 3-June 1, 2008, Chazen Museum of Art).
Travel, Typology, Technology: Photography and the (Re)Production of Empire, curated by Beth A. Zinsli and Heather Sonntag (November 3-December 1 2008, Kohler Art Library).
(Un)Binding Empire: French & Russian Imperial Albums, curated by Heather Sonntag (November 2008, Special Collections, Memorial Library).
Impermanent Archive: Photography and the Technologies of Empire and Race, curated by Marcela Guerrero and Amy Powell (Nov. 3, 2008 - Jan. 2, 2009, Steenbock Gallery).
STEREOPSIS, curated by Willow Hagge and Matthew Rarey (February 2009, 734 Gallery).
New Media at the Charles Allis, curated by Amy Powell and Martha Monroe (June 2–September 15, 2010, Charles Allis Art Museum).