Garden Conversation with Rebeca Mendez, Eleventh International Conference on the Arts in Society, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
Peter Sellars, Eleventh International Conference on the Arts in Society, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
Hammer Museum Tour, Eleventh International Conference on the Arts in Society, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
Eleventh International Conference on the Arts in Society, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
Conversation with TJ Demos, Eleventh International Conference on the Arts in Society, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

Eleventh International Conference on The Arts in Society

  • 2016 Special Focus: The Practice of Art in the Age of the Anthropocene
  • 10–12 August 2016
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

At a Glance...

3

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

180 +

Delegates from all over the world who attended The Arts in Society Conference.

29

Countries Represented

Plenary Speakers

The Eleventh International Conference on The Arts in Society featured plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Peter Sellars

Peter Sellars

Professor, World Arts and Cultures, School of the Arts and Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Welcome Reception and Talk

Etienne Turpin

Etienne Turpin

Co-Director/Co-Principal Investigator, PetaJakarta.org and Founder & Director, anexact office, Jakarta, Indonesia

“Conspiracy of the Anthros”

T.J. Demos

T.J. Demos

Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, USA

"Against the Anthropocene: Visual Culture and Environment in the Age of Capital"

Rebeca Mendez

Rebeca Mendez

Professor of Design Media Arts, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles California, USA

“A CounterForce for Art and the Environment”

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2016 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Cathy Horsley

Cathy Horsley

University of Melbourne, Victorian College of the Arts

Eliel Jones

Eliel Jones

University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Aliyah Kennedy

Aliyah Kennedy

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA

Lydia Miliokas

Lydia Miliokas

University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Elen Nas

Elen Nas

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil

​Claudia Rodríguez Ponga

​Claudia Rodríguez Ponga

University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

​Constanza Salazar

​Constanza Salazar

Cornell University, New York

Elia Vargas

Elia Vargas

University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, USA

​Haeyoung Youn

​Haeyoung Youn

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA

2016 Conference Partner

Virtual Presentations

Virtual Lightning Talk

Lightning talks are 5-minute "flash" video presentations. Visit our YouTube channel through the button below to view the lightning talks.

Virtual Poster Session

Virtual Posters present preliminary results of work or projects that lend themselves to visual representations. Visit our YouTube channel through the button below to view the lightning talks.