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Join us on May 26–28 for Bard College’s 2023 Alumni/ae Reunion Weekend! Email [email protected] with any questions.
The Board of Governors
The work of the Bard College Alumni/ae Association relies on the active participation of alumni/ae on the committees of the Board of Governors. Alumni/ae from all eras of Bard’s history serve on this volunteer board and act as ambassadors of the College. We welcome all alumni/ae to attend Board of Governors meetings, which are held in May and December each year.
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Layli Long Soldier MFA ’14 Spoke with Thresholds on the Joys of Creative LiberationSpeaking with Mira Jacob on Thresholds, Layli Long Soldier MFA ’14 said she will sometimes watch cute animal videos on YouTube in order to get into a mental space conducive to creativity. The method is comical, but the effect is integral to Long Soldier’s practice. “I have to be empty of all of the daily concerns and societal concerns, to a certain degree,” she said. “Then there’s a deeper Layli that’s allowed to come.”
“Self-determination is the basis for any decolonial movement”: Candice Hopkins Interviewed in ArtReview about Indigenous Studies and Native Art Initiatives at BardCandice Hopkins (Carcross/Tagish First Nation) CCS ’03 recently joined Bard’s faculty as part of the College’s transformative initiatives in Native American and Indigenous studies, developed in partnership with Forge Project and supported by a $50 million endowment. Hopkins, CCS Bard Fellow in Indigenous Art History and Curatorial Studies and Forge Project’s executive director, speaks with Shanna Ketchum-Heap of Birds (Diné/Navajo) for ArtReview about Indigenous self-determination and the importance of this new collaboration between the Native-led arts and cultural organization Forge and Bard College. “We realized that we could attempt to enact quite radical institutional change through a partnership between Forge and Bard,” said Hopkins.
Acclaimed Director Anne Bogart ’74 Wins Obie Award for Lifetime AchievementAmerican theater and opera director and cofounder of SITI Company Anne Bogart ’74, who studied drama and dance at Bard and received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from the College in 2014, has won a 2023 Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. The Obie Awards honor the highest caliber of off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theater to recognize brave work, champion new material, and advance careers in theater. Bogart accepted her honor at the 66th Obie Awards ceremony in New York City.
Miúcha: The Voice of Bossa Nova
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