Abandoned Practices- Projects

Students will participate in individual and collaborative projects involving writing, installation, documentation, and live performance. Teachers and visiting scholars will lecture on related subjects. Text responses, video documentation and images of past projects can be found below.







Here you will find a list of different testimonials, instructor, visiting scholar, and student responses to past Abandoned Practices Institutes followed by an image gallery. Here are testimonials from BFA student Jacob Dimuzio and MFA 2013 student Noelle Rose.

Chris Cuellar, MFA Writing SAIC 2010, a participant of the first Abanonded Practices Institute in the summer of 2009 wrote the following text on and towards A Future Abandoned Practice. Follow this link to read the complete text: A Future Abandoned Practice

Matthew Goulish and Mark Jeffery, Instructors for Abandoned Practices wrote the following texts concering response for the 2011 Summer Performance Institute: On Response by Matthew Goulish. Response by Mark Jeffery

Daniel Sack, Visting Scholar 2011, wrote the following texts in response to the Commonplace Book and the performance of Abandoned Practices. Both texts are available here in PDF format: A Commonplace Book and Performance Response

Please see the slide show above for images from past iterations of Abandoned Practices Summer Institute