So far, TAF has supported the following symposia (see PROGRAMS link or & VIDEOS link):
(1) QAS-Pratt Institute, September 19-20, 2014—“Conceptualism, Computing, Diaspora, Participation, Race, Improvisation”; co-organized with Gregg Horowitz, Pratt Institute; George Lewis, Columbia University; and Tom Huhn, School of Visual Arts; and co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute; the School of Visual Arts; The Center for Jazz Studies and The Edwin H. Case Chair in American Music at Columbia University; and Oxford University Press. See PROGRAMS link for programs and posters; and VIDEOS link for recordings.
(2) QAS-Art Research Center, University of California, Berkeley, March 13, 2015—“When Is Art Participatory?” “When Is Computing Aesthetic?” & “When Is Art Contemporary?”—co-organized with Shannon Jackson and Whitney Davis; and co-sponsored by the Center for Art Research, the History of Art Department, and Dean Anthony Cascardi of the College of Letters & Science, University of California, Berkeley. See PROGRAMS link for programs and posters; and VIDEOS link for recordings.
(3) QAS-California Institute of the Arts, November 6-7, 2015—“When Is Art Political?”; co-organized with Arne DeBoever and Martin Plot. See PROGRAMS link for programs and posters; and VIDEOS link for recordings.
(4) Rhode Island School of Design, March 11-12, 2016—”Sustainability, Performance, Design & Ethics, Feminism, Law”; co-organized with Yuriko Saito. See PROGRAMS link for programs and posters; and VIDEOS link for recordings.
(5) California College of Art, in collaboration with the Open Engagement Conference, Oakland, April 28, 2016—“Prison Art & Aesthetics”; co-organized with Annabel Manning
(6) University College Dublin, in collaboration with the National College of Art and Design, May 12-13, 2016—“Transformations in Art, Bodies, Society”; co-organized with Maeve Cooke, Francis Halsall, and Danielle Petherbridge.
(7) NYU-Berlin, June 17-18, 2016—“Migratory Images and Images of Migration”; co-organized with Gregg Horowitz (Pratt Institute) and Karen Hornick (NYU); and co-sponsored by New York University Provost Global Research Initiatives; New York University/Berlin; the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University; Pratt Institute; and the Transdisciplinary Aesthetics Foundation.
(8) Hampshire College (Amherst, MA), March 31-April 1, 2017–“Black Aesthetics”; Co-organized with Monique Roelofs. Co-sponsored by Hampshire College, Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the Five-College Lecture Fund, and the American Society for Aesthetics.
(1) La Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona–“Arts Research and Aesthetics.” Co-organized with Jessica Jaques, Gerard Vilar, and the Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Co-sponsored by the Fundació Banc de Sabadell and the Transdisciplinary Aesthetics Foundation.