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FAR News: Michael Rees, Project Fellow, will lecture 11/21 and FAR Exhibition

Published November 20, 2013
Michael Rees: Artist Lecture
Free and open to the public

Thursday, November 21, 7:00PM
Florida State University, Fine Arts Building Room 249
Rees-FAR-show-card-2013Michael Rees, form Lab’s inaugural Project Fellow, will be visiting FAR (Facility for Arts Research) to work on a sculptural project relating to augmented reality. Rees is an artist working in themes of figuration, language, technology, and the social to weave a sculptural mélange. He is the recipient of numerous honors and grants, and his works are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and numerous private collections. Rees is Associate Professor of Sculpture and Digital Media, and Director of the Center for New Art at William Paterson University. For more information about his work, visit

FAR Exchanges: Interactions with SCAP and formLab
Opening Reception: November 22, 5-6:30PM
FAR Gallery
3216 Sessions Road

FAR Exchanges: Interactions with SCAP and formLab, is an exhibition featuring the creative output of the College of Visual Arts Theatre & Dance’s Facility for Arts Research (FAR) in 2013. Over the past year, FAR’s internal units—Small Craft Advisory Press (SCAP) and formLab—have hosted several local and national visiting artists, held numerous class interactions led by FAR Faculty in Residence, and organized our first FAR Listening Post sound art installation. Please join us for the opening reception on November 22, 5-6:30PM to view the work produced during these exciting interactions at our facility. Light refreshments will be served.

Driving Directions to FAR:

Sessions Road is approximately 0.7 miles north of I-10 Exit 199 (Monroe St). From North Monroe St, take a left on Sessions Road and continue 0.25 miles. FAR will be on the right. See it on google maps.