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Panel of archivists involved in “EMPIRE” discuss the installation

May 2, 2018

A recent panel of archivists from the ten collections that loaned objects to Newcomb Art Museum’s current “EMPIRE” was held to discuss the role of archives on campus and the museum installation created by Fallen Fruit. During the panel, the… Read More

Fallen Fruit’s “EMPIRE” featured on Nola.com

April 26, 2018

In honor of the city’s Tricentennial, Newcomb Art Museum was joined by Pelican Bomb and A Studio in the Woods to commission and present EMPIRE, an art installation that explores how histories are told, remembered and revised, focusing on New… Read More

Fallen Fruit’s “EMPIRE” featured in the New Orleans Advocate

April 24, 2018

Every piece in Fallen Fruit’s “EMPIRE” at the Newcomb Art Museum tells a story of New Orleans culture and folklore. One is a picture-perfect print of oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, carnival beads and toilet paper (the duo visited… Read More

Calling All Artists: Spanish Heritage Exchange Residency

April 17, 2018

In recognition of the 300th anniversary of New Orleans’ colonial founding, A Studio in the Woods is excited to announce a new residency opportunity for New Orleans area artists: The Cultural Office of the Embassy… Read More

Fallen Fruit’s art exhibit at the Newcomb Art Museum displays the school’s archives

April 12, 2018

Burns and Austin Young from Los Angeles have dubbed this installation “Empire, ” which sheds light on the different cultures that make up the city of New Orleans. The exhibition is commissioned and presented by Newcomb Art Museum, Pelican Bomb,… Read More

Fallen Fruit’s “EMPIRE” featured at the Newcomb Art Museum

April 6, 2018

To celebrate the New Orleans tricentennial, Fallen Fruit artists created an exhibit that used the vast archives and special collections at Tulane as material to create a complex visual narrative of New Orleans and its history of transnational trade and cultural… Read More

A Studio in the Woods featured on “Luscious Lower Coast” in Be New Orleans

March 28, 2018

Founded by Joe & Lucianne Carmichael, A Studio in the Woods is composed of over 7 acres of hardwood forest, nestled along the Mississippi River. Established to preserve endangered forest area, they house several artists’ residencies in a breathtaking, natural… Read More

Calling All Artists – Adaptations Living with Change Residencies

March 24, 2018

New Orleans and the region are frequently invoked as one of the areas most vulnerable to the effects of environmental change. Our highly manipulated landscape can be seen as a microcosm of the global environment, manifesting both the challenges and… Read More

Scholarly Retreats 2018-19

March 23, 2018

The ByWater Institute and A Studio in the Woods seek to enhance and support the scholarship, creativity and cross-disciplinary activity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one- to two-week residencies during Academic Year F2018-S2019. These residencies will provide a… Read More

Edward Ball’s “Life of a Klansman” at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans

February 23, 2018

On March 6, author Edward Ball will lead a talk titled “Life of a Klansman,” exploring the life of Ball’s great-grandfather, who violently opposed racial democracy in Louisiana between 1865 and 1877. Ball will discuss the birth of… Read More