Artist Talk: Mike Calway-Fagen

Friday, February 27, 2015

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DAA+AH Artist’s Talk

Mike Calway-Fagen
“A Search Based Practice”

Monday March 2, 7 p.m.
Camino Hall 31

Department of Art, Architecture + Art History
University of San Diego

Mike Calway-Fagen's talk titled,“A Searched-Based Practice,” will cover Calway-Fagen’s artwork including; sculpture, performance, collage, and video; as well as his curatorial and writing practices. The talk will contextualize Calway-Fagen’s work in relationship to a number of sources including, Nina Conti's ventriloquism, Ben Hur, Joseph Kosuth, and fruit mis-identification.

Mike Calway-Fagen is based in Bloomington, Indiana where he is Visiting Professor at Indiana University. He received his BFA from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and an MFA from the University of California in San Diego. Mike has upcoming shows at the Soo Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis, Dimensions Variable in Miami, and has participated in group exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, LAXArt in Los Angeles, and NurtureArt in Brooklyn. Mike has attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, The Fine Arts Work Center, and Sculpture Space in Utica, NY. His upcoming curatorial projects, State Park and Sounds Like, open in San Diego and Indianapolis later this year.


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