Teaching and Artist Talks
 
Teaching and Artist Talks

Teaching

Anton Ginzburg is a visiting instructor in the Graduate Communications Design Department at Pratt Institute in New York with teaching appointments in Visual Language, Methodology of Creative Research, and Transformation Design. With his students, he investigates making as a form of research, systematic thinking for communications and representation, sustainability, and a human-centered approach to social impact.

He is also a mentor in a Graduate Fine Arts Program at the School of Visual Arts (Art Practice) in New York with a focus on a multi-disciplinary approach to art practice, in particular painting and moving image. He is a regular visiting artist and lecturer to Fine Arts, Film, and Design programs internationally.

2021
–Fall semester course Graduate Studio: Visual Language A (21/FA-DES-710A-06), Pratt Institute, MFA
–Fall semester course Graduate Studio: Graduate Seminar A (21/FA-DES-760A-06), Pratt Institute, MFA
–Spring semester course MFA Thesis Production & Exhibition (21/SP-DES-797-08) at Pratt Institute, New York, Communication Design MFA


2020
–Fall semester courses Graduate Studio:Visual Language B (20/FA-DES-710B-03) and Transformation Design (20/FA-DES-730A-05) at Pratt Institute, New York, Communication Design MFA
–Spring thesis course Methodology of Creative Research (20/SP-DES-791-06) at Pratt Institute, New York

Communication Design MFA

2016-2020

Mentor at Art Practice, MFA program at School of Visual Arts, New York

Visiting artist and studio crits for graduate students at Columbia University (GSAPP), University of Pennsylvania, Bard College at Simon's Rock, School of Visual Arts (NY), Parsons, The New School (NY), Pratt Institute (NY), NYU Tisch School of the Arts (Graduate Department of Design for Stage and Film), University of Lethbridge (Southern Alberta), University of Massachussets, Amherst and Goethe Institute.

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Academic Service

2021 (Spring semester)
MFA Thesis Research Candidacy Reviews, Graduate Communications Design, Pratt Institute.
Evaluation and recommendations regarding students thesis progress and final presentations

2020 (Fall semester)

Peer Committee review, Graduate Communications Design, Pratt Institute Chair-appointed member of the committee to review and recommend incoming faculty members for the Communications Design Department.

2020 (Spring and Fall semesters)
MFA Thesis Research Candidacy Reviews (mid-term and end-of-semester)
Evaluation and recommendations regarding students thesis progress and final presentations

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Certificates/Workshop Series

2021-2020
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Certificate. Multi-session workshop series, Pratt Institute
- Accommodating Disabilities. Certificate. Multi-session workshop series, Pratt Institute
- Preventing Harassment and Discrimination. Non-Supervisors with Title IX. Certificate. Pratt Institute

- Resilient Teaching Online. Certificate. Multi-session workshop series, Pratt Institute

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Visiting Artist and Public
Talks

2021
Goethe Institute Conference "When Machines Dream the Future" at the Deutsches Hygiene‑Museum, Dresden.
A Hybrid Festival on Living With Artificial Intelligence, November 12th – 14th, 2021
A series of debates, panel discussions, documentary films and workshops in which experts and creative artists investigate what “artificial intelligence” means, which problems it can solve, and how conflict can be intensified or even caused by AI.
Speakers: Christian Kosmas Mayer, Anton Ginzburg, Michael Klipphahn, Rebekka Roschy and Gwendolin Kremer.

20th Annual Conference of UMAC and the 22nd Annual Meeting of Universeum. UMAC (University Museums and Collections) and Universeum (the European Academic Heritage Network) online workshop on university collections and archives (guest speaker). September 1-3, 2021.

Public talk with curator/film programmer Sven Potting of Dresden Film Festival at Thalia Kino Dresden on July 18, 2021 in concurrence with my film program Displacements in the FFDD21.

Public talk with curator Gwendolin Kremer about my Schaufler Lab residency research and Q&A at the Technische Universitat Dresden Library (SLUB Library) with YouTube livestream on July 15, 2021.

Visiting artist/critic in the Department of Architecture at Technische Universitat Dresden. Class of Henning Haupt, final presentation of Color, Materiality, Space semester.


Artificial Intelligence Exchange (AIX 2021),
a multiplier event of STEAM INC.
The AIX 2021 workshop is funded by the European Union within the Erasmus+ program.
Schaufler Lab AIX is supported by Schaufler Lab@TU Dresden
The two-day online workshop (27th and 28th May 2021) Artificial Intelligence Exchange (AIX) is all about experimenting with and reflecting on artificial intelligence (AI). The goal is to explore the state of the art of machine learning and its future implications, such as the impact on problem solving, business concepts, creativity, memory, and individuality.
Contributors: Daniel Lordick, Henriette Greulich, Robert Fischer, Lisa Nickolaus, Sunna Torge
Simon Meier-Vieracker, Karsten Wendt, Christian Kosmas Mayer, Anton Ginzburg, Felix Schmitt

ARTICULATIONS at Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada

Virtual book launch Anton Ginzburg: Blue Flame. Constructions and Initiatives (2020) published by Hatje Cantz and SAAG.
A conversation with the artist and  Anastasiya Osipova and Ksenia Nouril, moderated by Junni Chen. 
February 26, 2021

Turo: A Film Screening and Conversation with Anton Ginzburg at University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
with the participation of Ksenia Nouril, Anastasiya Osipova, and Jeanne Liotta
February 25, 2021

2020
Integrated Design Thesis
mid-year review (undergraduate), guest critic at Parsons, The New School, New York

Class of Andrew Shea
March 9, 2020

Design for Stage and Film mid-year review (graduate), visiting artist at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York
Class of David Zung
March 5, 2020

Department of Architecture, visiting artist and guest critic at
The University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

February 25, 2020


2019
Panel discussion at Saint John University (NY) in concurrence of Diplomacy exhibition at Yeh Gallery, SJU.
Participants include Anton Ginzburg, Reuven Israel, Carla Edwards, Hai-Hsin Huang, moderated by Owen Duffy

Industrial Design Thesis Projects (graduate program), guest critic at Pratt Institute, New York.
Program of Constantin Boym and Ignacio Urbina section

May 2, 2019

Artist-in-Conversation with Meghan Forbes at the Helwaser Gallery in concurrence with the exhibition VIEWs and upcoming catalog with essay by the speaker. About the speaker: Meghan Forbes is currently the C-MAP Fellow for Central and Eastern Europe at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. She holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Saturday, 13 April 2019

BLINK  and IWMF (International Women's Media Foundation) portfolio review. Guest critic, reviewer.
(BLINK is a network of content creators, comprised of filmmakers, photographers, artists, social media influencers)
March 28, 2019

2018
Integrated Design Thesis mid-year review (undergraduate), guest critic at Parsons, The New School, New York
Program of Jessica Walker and Jessica Corr
December 13, 2018

Commissioning Cultural Diplomacy:
Art is Embassies curator Sarah Tanguy in conversation with artist Anton Ginzburg at the Kreeger Museum in Washington DC
March 22, 2018

Architectonics and Music — guest critic to midterm crit of Columbia Graduate School of Architecture. Class taught by Steven Holl and Dimitra Tsachrella. Columbia GSAPP.
February 23, 2018

2017
Artist talk for MFA class at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), class of James Clark, December 2017

The conference program AGITATION FOR FREEDOM: REVOLUTION AND ITS AVANT-GARDE in Columbia University / Harriman Institute featuring visiting scholars of Russian modernism and Russian avant-garde art: Kate Baldwin (Northwestern University), Dan Healey (University of Oxford), Samuel Johnson (Syracuse University), Julia Mickenberg (University of Texas at Austin), Kristin Romberg (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), New York-based artists Yevgeniy Fiks and Anton Ginzburg, and keynote speakers Maria Gough (Harvard University) and Christina Kiaer (Northwestern University). The conference is organized by Maria Ratanova and Masha Chlenova
December 1, 2017

Artist talk with curator Will Strong (Calvert22) at Whitechapel Gallery, London
October 1, 2017

Artist talk with curator Olesya Turkina (State Russian Museum, SPb) at New Holland, Saint Petersburg
August 6, 2017

Artist talk and critique of MFA student work at the University of Pennsylvania, class of David Hartt April 4, 2017

2016
Artist talk at University of Lethbridge, South Alberta in program Art Now in concurrence of exhibition opening at South Alberta Art Gallery, December 2, 2016

Artist talk within “Art After Hours” program at Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University.
April 5, 2016

2015
Artist talk with David Ross (Writer, curator. Formerly, director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art), in conjunction with my exhibition Hybrid Gaze at Fridman Gallery, New York

Visiting artist at Bard College at Simon’s Rock: Presentation of the film and Q&A at McConnel Theater; Guest artist at film studies class of Anjali Sundaram

Screening at Babylon Cinema, Berlin and conversation/Q&A with director Steffen Köhn after the screening

Presentation of the film and Q&A with curator Olga Shishko XVI Media Forum: 37 Moscow International Film Festival, at Oktyabr cinema, June 21, 2015 Video Walk with a Troubadour: 11 works by international stars of video art Anri Sala (Albania-France) together with Liria Begeja (France), Anton Ginzburg (Russia-USA), Santiago Sierra (Spain), Yael Bartana (Israel), art group “Provmyza” (Russia), art group “Boundless expanses” (Russia), Guido van der Werve (Netherlands), Aram Karsi (Russia), Bill Morisson (USA), Johanna Billing (Sweden).

Artist talk with Katherine Carl (Director and Curator at James Gallery, CUNY in New York), and presentation of the book Walking the Sea at Fridman Gallery, New York

2014
Visiting Artist and Scholar Series: Boris Groys + Anton Ginzburg
Artist talk moderated by Claudia Schmuckli  at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center (Dudley Recital Hall)
in conjunction with the exhibition Terra corpus at the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston, Texas.

Boris Groys is Global Distinguished Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University. His lecture, “New Archeology of the Soviet Empire,” will be followed by a conversation between Groys and Blaffer exhibiting artist Anton Ginzburg.

The 2013 – 14 Visiting Artist and Scholar Series is supported through a Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Program Innovations grant, funded in part by the Houston Endowment, Inc.

2013
Screening and artist talk with Gianni Jetzer and Adam Michaels at Swiss Institute, New York. Presentation of the book At the Back of the North Wind.

2004
Artist talk at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) with Ellen Lupton and studio visits and crits of the graduate class.