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CICAP Lecture Series – Raha Raissnia
WhenThursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 7 – 8 p.m.
Campus locationHenry Art Gallery and Allen Center for The Visual Arts (HAG)
Campus roomAuditorium
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsors
  • Division of Art, School of Art + Art History + Design
  • The Boeing Company
  • Dale and Leslie Chihuly Foundation


Lecture 4 of 7

Lectures are open to the public and free, but you may reserve a seat for this lecture here.

Full series information is at the web link below.

Raha Raissnia is an artist whose practice encompasses painting, drawing, filmmaking, and performance. Creating layered works in various mediums, her performances have involved projecting films and slides onto her large paintings with musical accompaniment. Raissnia has collaborated with musicians such as Charles Curtis, Briggan Krauss, Dalius Naujo, Panagiotis Mavridis, and Aki Onda. Raissnia's work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, and Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Miguel Abreu Gallery; the Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Sarah Lawrence College; and White Columns. Raissnia's film screenings and performances have taken place at venues including ISSUE Project Room, The Kitchen, The Stone, The Firehouse Space, Dundee Contemporary Art Festival in Scotland, and the 56th Venice Biennale. Raissnia received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1992) and an MFA from Pratt Institute (2002). She has been an Adjunct Professor of Drawing at the City College of New York and Parsons the New School of Design. Her exhibition at the Drawing Center, New York, opens on February 4, 2018.…
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