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Open Seminar with Writer and Curator Shoghig Halajian @ YBCA
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM Yerba Buena Center For the Arts
Date: November 21, 2018 to November 21, 2018
Where: Yerba Buena Center For the Arts, 701 Mission St., San Francisco, California, United States, 94103
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Event Type: Arts & Theater
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Curatorial Research Bureau presentsAn Open Seminar with Writer and CuratorShoghig HalajianWednesday, November 21, 2018Yerba Buena Center for the Arts701 Mission St. in SF10am Curator and writer Shoghig Halajian will present on the work she has done to foster performative and underexposed modes of expression at the not-for-profit arts organization Human Resources in Los Angeles. Open Seminar creates opportunities for the graduate academic seminar to step into the public realm, with faculty, students, and visiting practitioners deciding how to intersect the typically reserved seminar format with a broader selection of invited attendees from the arts and culture scenes in the Bay Area. About Shoghig Halajian Shoghig Halajian is a curator and writer who serves on the Board of Directors at Human Resources LA. From 2013 to 2016, she was Assistant Director at LACE, where she curated numerous exhibitions. She has presented projects at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; UKS, Oslo; Le Magasin-Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, among other venues. She is currently a PhD student in Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the University of California, San Diego. About CCA's Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice CCA's Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice is newly relocated to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, a dynamic arts institution in downtown San Francisco. The move projects learning beyond the walls of the academy, taking advantage of the rich cultural context of the Bay Area and providing a unique environment for training curators. Graduate seminars are held at YBCA inside the Curatorial Research Bureau, a combined bookshop, academic site, and public program where students intersect with changing book inventories, participate in programs, and meet visiting practitioners from the Bay Area and beyond.  About California College of the Arts Located at the center of innovation and technology in the San Francisco Bay Area, California College of the Arts is home to