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Artist Lecture: Miranda Clark Tuesday Feb 26th 7:00 pm

Posted Feb. 13, 2013, at 11:24 a.m.
Last modified Feb. 13, 2013, at 11:51 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: University of Maine, 100 Lord Hall , Orono , ME

For more information: Johanna Cairns; 207-581-4489; intermediamfa.org

The University of Maine Intermedia MFA program is pleased to announce the second presenter, Miranda Clark, for their Spring 2013 Visiting Artist series co-sponsored by the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series. The artist will present a public lecture on Tuesday February 26th at 7pm in Lord Hall on the University of Maine campus in Orono.

Miranda Clark’s practice references feminine archetypes found in fairytales, pop culture, and love ballads. Through photography, video, performance, and ongoing investigation, Clark manipulates the ritual standards of desire, fantasy, and consumption. Interested in where claims of truth intersect with the demands of fiction, Miranda has played the maiden, the bride, and the author of reclaimed stories. These experimental theaters of memory have progressed into a journey that has layers of being lost. It is a fiction. As she wonders in making and looking, she wonders about her personal narrative and how much of it is showing. She holds a BA in sociology and studio art from Colgate University and an MFA in new media from Transart Institute.

For more information about the artist visit: www.mirandaclarkproductions.com

The Masters of Fine Arts in Intermedia at the University of Maine provides substantial advanced study for individuals interested in interdisciplinary study in the arts. The program emphasizes intensive development of students’ creative and innovative abilities through a diverse engagement with multiple research processes, critical thinking skills and creative production tools and technologies. The visiting artist series supports and reflects the wide variety of disciplines represented by the program including but not limited to, Art, New Media, Theater, Dance, Philosophy, Art History, Engineering, Communications, Media Studies, Music, Psychology, Natural Sciences, and others.

For more information about the Intermedia MFA: www.intermediamfa.org

This event is sponsored by the Intermedia MFA Program, the New Media Department and the University of Maine Cultural Affairs / Distinguished Lecture Series.

For more information contact Bethany Engstrom at bethany.engstrom@umit.maine.edu

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