Dartmouth classes that visited Resonant Spaces or spoke with one of the artists include:
Anthropology 50.20, Music 17.5, The Poetics and Politics of Sounds and Words, Yana Stainova
Amelia Kahl provided an introduction to the work of Terry Adkins, Jess Rowland, and Christine Sun Kim.
Environmental Studies 15, Environmental Issues of the Earth’s Cold Regions, Ross Virginia
While on campus for the Resonant Spaces symposium, Jacob Kirkegaard spoke about his time recording glaciers for his piece Melt, and discussed his work Transmission.
French 3, Intermediate French, Kelly McConnell
Students completed a “scavenger hunt” of Resonant Spaces. They created videos and texts en français sharing their thoughts about the installations, and uploaded these projects to a class Google drive. Students also completed a reflection exercise on the exhibition.
Music 34, Sound Art Practice, Spencer Topel
During the spring 2017 term, visiting conceptual and sound artist Christine Sun Kim spoke with the class about her work and career. Kim was in Hanover creating ceramics and drawings for Resonant Spaces.
During the fall 2017 term, students toured the exhibition Resonant Spaces with co-curators Spencer Topel and Amelia Kahl. They used the show as a basis for their study of sound art throughout the term.
Music 40.2, Nineteenth-Century Music, Richard Beaudoin
This class was looking at visual representations of Beethoven in the Music Department, and ended their tour with Terry Adkins’s work Synapse (Black Beethoven), which was on display as part of Resonant Spaces. The class watched several cycles of Synapse before discussing the work, along with several other Adkins pieces in the room. Professor Beaudoin reported that the Adkins work was a moving culmination of their study of 19th-century music in the contemporary world.
Studio Art 15, Drawing I, Soo Sunny Park
Visiting artist Christine Sun Kim spoke with students about her artistic practice.
Studio Art 15, Drawing I, Karol Kawiaka
After a brief introduction to Resonant Spaces, students spent the majority of the class time drawing from the work of Terry Adkins and Jess Rowland.
Studio Art 20, 71, Drawing II, III, Colleen Randall
The class looked at Julianne Swartz’s work Transfer (object) on display in Sherman Art Library as part of Resonant Spaces. Art librarian Laura Graveline showed the work along with a selection of artists’ books, including one by Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk.
Studio Art 65, Architecture I, Zenovia Toloudi
Amelia Kahl gave a partial tour of Resonant Spaces. The group looked at works that integrated sound and space or architecture, including Alvin Lucier’s 5 Graves to Cairo in the Bema, Jacob Kirkegaard’s Transmission in the Fairchild atrium, Bill Fontana’s MicroSoundings at the Life Sciences Center, and Laura Maes’s Spikes at Cummings Hall.
Studio Art 77.2, Senior Seminar II, Christina Seely
The class spoke with Christine Sun Kim while she was in Hanover creating work for Resonant Spaces.
Writing 5, Reviewing Ourselves: Critical Writing and Personal Values, William Craig
Students looked at selected works in Resonant Spaces with Amelia Kahl. They also attended the Resonant Spaces student opening.