Remote Contact: a Student-Led Virtual Printmaking Symposium
Hosted by the printmaking program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Remote Contact is a student-led virtual printmaking symposium intended to provide a forum for students in printmaking. The symposium is free, but limited to 300 attendees.
PROPOSALS DUE JANUARY 12, 2021. Proposals from current undergraduate and graduate students, in the United States and abroad, are being accepted. Students who graduated during the 2019-2020 academic year are also invited to submit proposals and to attend the symposium.
The symposium will include a keynote address by Miranda Metcalf, founder of the printmaking podcast pine|copper|lime; a plenary presentation by Umberto Giovannini, Director of the Opificio della Rosa, a printmaking studio based in Morciano di Romagna, Italy; and a second plenary presentation on “Playing Cards as Drivers for the Development of Print in Europe,” co-presented by University of Tennessee, Knoxville art history faculty members Kelli Wood and Sean Roberts. We look forward to receiving your proposals.
Students are invited to submit proposals for a variety of symposium events including
Five panel sessions on a range of topics
Three virtual printmaking exhibitions curated by students
Time-based program featuring films and animations using print media
An exchange portfolio
The symposium will also include a Friday evening social virtually hosted by the Remote Contact Steering Committee as well as a Saturday Night Virtual Dance Party with Sarah Shebaro, “Mini Tiger,” as DJ.