The Daura Gallery at University of Lynchburg will have an opening reception Monday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. for three exhibitions that run through Dec 8.
Sep Kamvar: Boundaries focuses on the web and each aspect of the exhibition — drawings, touchscreen computers, flower bulbs — is interactive. Sep Kamvar is the LG Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he heads the Social Computing Group. His artwork has been shown around the world, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.
“Selfies & Usies: Interpersonal Communication in the Age of Social Media”
Dr. Jimmy Roux, Associate Professor, Chair of Communication Studies
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m.
“Prosthetic Selves: Spatial Metaphors, Digital Media, and the Evolution of Identity”
Dr. Chip Walton, Associate Professor of Sociology, Assistant Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences
August 1914: Postcards from the Front is offered in commemoration of the Centennial anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. This exhibition of original World War I-era postcards shows scenes from the Western Front of France, Belgium, and Germany, including trench warfare, battlefields, destruction, doughboys, and life in camp.
Monday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
“World War I: The War to End All Wars”
Dr. Clifton Potter, Professor of History
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
“Propaganda Postcards from World War I”
Dr. William MacIntosh, US Army (Retired)
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m.
“Literature of the Great War: All Quiet on the Western Front”
Dr. David Lipani, Professor of English
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m.
Annual Directors Lecture and Reception
“Art Goes to War: The Tragedies of Franz Marc and August Macke”
Dr. Barbara Rothermel, Director of the Daura Gallery
Pierre Daura: Landscapes of Virginia includes 24 selected works executed between 1940 and1970. They demonstrate Daura’s deep connection with the rural scene in all its aspects.