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S3BMS (Short Big Mouth Billy Bass Messaging System)
Artist Talk with Professor Chaz Evans
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:45 – 12:20 
Peeler Art Center, Classroom 103

Please join Chaz Evans, Part-time Assistant Professor of Art at DePauw, for a discussion centered on the role of satire in his recent body of new media works. You can learn more about the artist by visiting his website:

Lunch will be made available to students, faculty, and staff on a first come, first served basis.
ArtsFest lecture: Alejandro Arteaga
Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:15pm
Peeler Art Center, Auditorium

Alejandro Arteaga is a contemporary photographer and writer active in Mexico City. His work frequently comments on official government monuments, the city's largely patrimonial architecture, and images of play and laughter. He is also a contributing editor to the journal Casa del Tiempo, where his photographs frequently appear in a section called "Estampas mexicanas" (Mexican images).

A scene from noh theatre, 20th century
Paint on shikishi board
Gift of Arthur E. Klauser
ArtsFest lecture: Japanese Theatre and Drama
Lunch and lecture with Pauline Ota and 
Hiroko Chiba
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:45 – 12:30
Peeler Art Center, location TBA 

In collaboration with Artsfest 2014: Art and Laughter, please join us for a discussion on Japanese theatre as it relates to comedy.  The lecture will be led by Pauline Ota (Department of Art and Art History) and Hiroko Chiba (Department of Asian Studies), and will highlight objects from DePauw’s collection of Japanese art and artifacts.

Kaylynn Sullivan Two Trees
Maka Wicasa
, 1992
Lithograph, leather, straw, collage
Courtesy of the Brandywine Workshop, 
Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:30pm 
Peeler Art Center, University Gallery (lower level)

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble, directed by Bonnie Whiting, presents its annual program of contemporary solo and chamber works—composed and improvised—in a non-traditional concert setting.  The one-hour performance, in conjunction with the multi-media art exhibition Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity, fuses contemporary art and music in the galleries at Peeler. Refreshments will be served following the event.