“How to Make Confetti II”, 2015, Johannah Herr – tinycinema


Materials: Own footage using confetti and lard, Appropriated footage: commercial drone footage through 4th of July fireworks / drone footage from US airstrikes
 

Artist Website:

Johannah Herr
 

Artist Bio:

 
Herr is an artist and designer with an MFA in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design. Herr has had several solo shows in New York City at chashama and Envoy Enterprises, as well as at Red Ger Gallery in Ulaabaatar Mongolia, and Galeri Metropol in Tallinn Estonia. She has had numerous group shows throughout the NY metropolitan area as well as in Sofia, London, Berlin, Reykjavik, Tel Aviv and Mexico City. In 2012 she was awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to Mongolia to study Kazakh-Mongolian textiles and the impact of textile patterning on Post-Soviet cultural identity. She has given lectures at Parsons School of Design, University of Central Missouri, American Center for Mongolian Studies in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, and Totaldobze in Riga Latvia, amongst others. She has attended the SIM residency in Reykjavik, The Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences in Rabun Gap, Georgia, and last year was a Fellow at Oxbow School of Art in Saugatuk, Michigan. Additionally she is the Co-Founder of Daughters Rising, a women’s empowerment and anti-human trafficking initiative based in Mae Wang, Thailand. She lives and works between Brooklyn and Mae Wang.


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Location:

Myers School of Art

Emily Davis Gallery
Myers School of Art - University of Akron

150 E. Exchange St Akron, OH 44325

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The Collider Exhibition Series examines the impact, implications and inspiration of the phenomenon generally categorized under the umbrella term New Media within the design practice and fine arts.

The theme for Collider:C8 is voxel.

dates

Jason Ferguson Lecture

March 21, 2017 7:00pm

Reception

April 3, 2017 5:00-7:00pm