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Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts Appoints Interim Director Jennifer Calienes

Wesleyan University Center for the Arts Interim Director Jennifer Calienes. Photo by Victoria Dosch.

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Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts has appointed Jennifer Calienes as Interim Director starting Monday, January 13, 2020. She will remain in the position until a successor is identified and begins work.

Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces highlights of 2020 fall season

Performance artist, comedian, and writer Kristina Wong performs her work “Kristina Wong for Public Office” on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 7pm in a live broadcast from the artist’s home in Los Angeles. Her virtual residency also includes a Wesleyan Engage 2020 talk on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6pm; and noontime talks with Wesleyan students on Friday, September 11, 2020 and Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Image by Larry Sandez.

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Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts announces the highlights of their 2020 fall season, including virtual performances, artist talks, workshops, video screenings, a sculpture, film, and virtual studio tour. "We are proud to share a preview of our fall season, and announce that all virtual activities open to the general public are free of charge," said Jennifer Calienes, Interim Director of the Center for the Arts. "We look forward to the day we can all return together in person on the Wesleyan campus."

Wesleyan University's Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents "A SCULPTURE, A FILM AND SIX VIDEOS" through November 22, 2020

"Americas: Veritas" by Renée Green '81 is the first video being screened as part of the exhibition "A SCULPTURE, A FILM & SIX VIDEOS" in the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery from Tuesday, September 8 through Saturday, September 19, 2020. Gallery open to Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff. Image courtesy of Renée Green, FAM, and Bortolami Gallery.

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"A SCULPTURE, A FILM & SIX VIDEOS," an exhibition of a sculpture, a film, and a survey of six recent large-scale video works presented in a nontraditional, temporal framework, curated by Associate Director of Visual Arts Benjamin Chaffee, also includes online programming: four artist talks, a performance, a reading, and four videos streaming via the website for the exhibition, www.wesleyan.edu/cfa/sixvideos, now through Sunday, November 22, 2020.
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