With a $27 million loan, Virginia Commonwealth University will begin work next month on the Institute for Contemporary Art at West Broad and North Belvidere streets.
Lisa Freiman is fighting what she calls “a crisis of conformity and standardization.”
GRID magazine tracked down a handful of Richmonders committed to moving the region forward in their own way. Unwavering in their commitment to RVA, the following contributors shared with us, in their own words, what they will remain focused on throughout 2014. And most importantly, how they plan to move us forward.
Meanwhile, across town, VCU’s planned 40,000-square-foot Institute for Contemporary Art has accrued $24.6 million of its $33.8 million budget, and in July, the dynamic Lisa Freiman was hired as director.
Within five minutes of talking to the new director of the VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, you understand why she is a perfect fit for a place being described as an “incubator” and a destination “where ideas percolate.”
The two-day art, food and music festival is being held at more than a dozen venues in the Fan, Jackson Ward and downtown, ranging from The Camel in the 1600 block of West Broad to the Hippodrome on Second Street between Marshall and Leigh streets.
Lisa Freiman, the inaugural director of Virginia Commonwealth University’s new Institute for Contemporary Art, says, “The city is at a tipping point in terms of its role as a progressive cultural hub.”
What does Director Lisa Freiman have planned for VCU’s new multi-million dollar art institute?
Exploring the realms of a digital consciousness, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art presents Synaptic Bliss, a four-channel video by Aziz and Cucher during the Fall Line Fest this Friday and Saturday.
The Institute for Contemporary Art is nearly halfway to its fundraising goal.
The future home of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art will be the site of an Aziz + Cucher video installation as part of next month’s Richmond Fall Line Fest.
Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art will present a limited run of the four-channel video Synaptic Bliss by Aziz + Cucher during the Richmond Fall Line Fest September 6-7 with an artist talk that is open to the public on Friday, September 6.
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Lisa Freiman, the inaugural director for VCU’s new Institute for Contemporary Art
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Virginia Commonwealth University announced today that it has appointed Dr. Lisa Freiman as the inaugural director of the university’s new Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA).
Virginia Commonwealth University’s planned museum of contemporary art has its first director.
Virginia Commonwealth University today named the first director for its new Institute for Contemporary Art.
Lisa Freiman — known for overseeing the opening of 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, for placing art in The Alexander hotel and for serving as U.S. commissioner for the 2011 Venice Biennale — is leaving the Indianapolis Museum of Art.