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Jodi Lomask, an artist, interactive motion sculptor, dancer, and artistic director for stage performances, was invited for an Artist Talk and met with students to share her residency details and vision. Having worked for Capacitor events for 20 years, Lomask currently is working on a new collection of large-scale sculptures with an Augmented Reality (AR) component. She is also guiding participants on psychedelic creativity journeys on and off her sculptures, as she believes that her sculptures are not complete without motion. Her portfolio can be found on her website.
Jodi Lomask will give an Artist Talk in the Washburn Arts Center (WAC) entrance lobby on Friday, September 17, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Lomask will discuss her journey as an artist, her creative process, and her plans for her new residency at Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.According to Dr. Max Kazamzadeh, professor in the Arts and Media Design Program, Ms. Lomask has been invited to the Kennedy Center for their “Office Hours Residency 2021” from September 19 to 23. She will be there daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and ASL interpreters will be provided during those days from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students are encouraged to meet with Lomask to develop connections and learn more about her work. Contact Dr. Kazemzadeh to schedule an appointment with Ms. Lomask.
Lomask also will be working with Gallaudet students at the Kennedy Center REACH campus as well as within the TinkerLab to generate some of her creative work during the residency, and will provide daily body motion workshops.
Mbisana Kgakgamatso, a senior from Tutume, a village in Botswana, took faculty member Amy Stevens’ summer course, GSR 300: Art of Protest. During this course, Stevens taught her students about the medium of art and channeling important political and social messages through various creative outlets. One of the examples Stevens presented to her students was...
Sexuality within the deaf and hard of hearing community has always been a fascinating subject. It is shown anecdotally that there is a proportionally larger population of LGBTQIA+ identifying deaf and hard of hearing people than among the hearing population. While not fully proven yet, this phenomenon shows the need for the deaf community to...
President Cordano had the honor and privilege of speaking at the National Diversity Council’s Disability Inclusion Summit on September 30. President Cordano was the keynote speaker and was awarded the Disability Inclusion Leadership award. She also attended Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit, which describes itself as “the world’s premier annual gathering of the preeminent...
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