Students of interdisciplinary artist Suzanne Lacy celebrate ‘witnesses to the world’

How do we capture the experience of looking at each other through webcams? How can we characterize that looking? And what meaning do we find in it? In an event not to be missed this week, a group of artists and students will explore these questions.

The multimedia web showcase, Come a Little Closer, will feature work of the students of public performance artist Suzanne Lacy at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design. Through video, photography, music, dance, and augmented reality, they’ll delve into themes of gender, identity, climate change, colonialism, religion, and cultural exchange.

The event is coming up this Thursday, January 14 at 5pm PST/8pm EST and hosted by 18th Street Arts Center. It’s online and free to attend. You can register here! In the meantime, check out more coverage of the event on Hyperallergic.

© Amelie Lasker (1/12/21) FF2 Media

Photo Credits: Come a Little Closer (USC Roski School of Art and Design, 18th Street Arts Center)

Tags: Come a Little Closer, FF2 Media, Performance art, Suzanne Lacy

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Amelie Lasker joined FF2 Media in early 2016 after graduating from Columbia University where she studied English and history. She has written plays and had readings for Columbia’s student-written theatre company Nomads, edited the blog for Columbia’s film journal Double Exposure, and worked on film crews and participated in workshops at Columbia University Film Productions. She spent junior year abroad at Cambridge University, where she had many opportunities for student playwrights to see their work produced. 
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