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This site is currently Under Construcion Please click below to download an updated resume as a PDF document... Thanks very much Download WileySchottResume Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Wiley Schott
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Roadtrippers were among the very first visitors to see Your Rainbow Panorama, a major new commission from Olafur Eliasson, newly opened at ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum in Århus, Denmark. The doors flung open at 10a and we ascended the steps to this spectacular new project, whose circular shape echoes the serpentine... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
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The Roadtrip is off on a three-day excursion to Odense, Skanderborg and Arhus, Denmark, where we will visit a variety of museum exhibitions, photographers, and have some fun, too. Brandts, the art and media museum in Odense we had a curator-guided tour of two photo exhibitions. The first was a... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
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Last evening we visited the Hebbel Theater for a public lecture by W.J.T Mitchell, a leading U. S. scholar in visual studies, and editor of the esteemed journal Critical Inquiry. It was fun to be among a surprisingly large turnout of Berlin scholars and students. In search of a metaphor... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
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Parks are abundant throughout the city of Barcelona, some are small, others quite massive. The Parc de Labirint d’Horta, the Labyrinth Park, was once part of a privately owned estate, currently owned and operated by the city of Barcelona for public enjoyment. Built in 1791 by Marquis Joan Antoni Desvalls... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
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“If in doubt, shoot!" And with that final bit of advice, Fred Anderson led us on our GRID Cities walkabout. This second session of a three part series tookplace last Friday morning. Armed with our digital cameras, we ventured first into la Ciudad Vella, or the Old City, searching for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
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Agustín Centelles [died 1985] was one of the most respected Spanish photojournalists. He made history visible across a wide range of events in Spanish history, including being the only photographer known to have made pictures in Barcelona on the first day of the Spanish Civil War in July, 1936. On... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
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Barcelona Professor Matther Clear offered our class a lecture today entitled Pablo Picasso: Creator or Destroyer? It focused particularly on the early Picasso, reflecting the Málaga-born but Barcelona-raised artists' history in Spain, and preparing us for a visit to the Picasso Museum, whose holdings reflect this same Spanish perspective. We... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
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The Roadtrip today visited Centre d'Art Santa Mònica. Thanks to help from curator Manuel Guerrero, we were able to have a tour of their new exhibition in English. On the top floor of the Centre we found a collection of new media projects organized by the Swiss government, entitled Think... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
Roadtrip students in 2009 developed psychogeographic walks in Rome based on Situationist theories of the dérive. Check out the visual book produced from this event. DRIFTS : ROME by APRIL, 2009 | Make Your Own Book Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2011 at Roadtrip 2011
He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections. The bedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2011 at Photo + Design
Migratory Donkey Stinker Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2010 at Photo + Design