Class of 2016: Related Content
By Aruna D'Souza
Two students were recently awarded the first two Fund for North Bennington College and Community Collaboration grants, which are intended to increase community benefits between the College and the Village of North Bennington.
Jonah Nigro '16 is one of a group of international artists whose work will be displayed on digital screens around Paris for the first Parisian exhibition of animated GIFs. The exhibition, organized by Balibart Gallery, will run through June 10. An article on the exhibition states that Nigro is considered among the best digital illustrators in the world.
Prashansa Taneja '16 has been named a 2016 Davis Peace Fellow by Middlebury Language Schools. The fellowship will allow Prashansa to spend seven weeks this summer studying Italian at Mills College in Oakland, CA.
Co-organized by faculty member Jon Isherwood and Bennington Museum curator Jamie Franklin, 3D Digital: Here and Now is a collaboration between Bennington College and the Bennington Museum that highlights artists, designers, and manufacturers whose work exploits the potential of new technologies to push material practice. The exhibition runs through June 15.
Caroline Stinger ’16 was thrown into the midst of presidential politics this Field Work Term, when she was commissioned by a celebrity to make a sweater for a Bernie Sanders rally.
Training Wheels, a Vermont Arts Exchange exhibition of print work by ten Advanced Printmaking students from Bennington College, will open at the Bennington Train Depot. The show will kick off with a reception on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30 pm and runs through February 29, by appointment.
On October 2015, students in a course taught by faculty member Benjamin Anastas launched a blog tracing Bennington’s outsized impact on the world of literature and asking what accounts for it. Literary Bennington features author interviews, short pieces of journalism and reviews, and coverage of literary events on campus.
Prashansa Taneja '16 has a review of Shirley Jackson's Let Me Tell You in The Millions, an online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture.
An op-ed in the Rutland Herald by Roi Ankori-Karlinsky '16, a member of the Bennington College Incarceration Task Force, argues that strict suspension and expulsion policies in public schools cause significantly more harm than good.
Bennington was well represented in Vermont's Japanese Speech Contest, with students Thomas Melvin ’15 and Hoa Nguyen ’16 winning first place in the intermediate division, and Ella Peake ’17 and Carolina Roque ’17 taking second in the introductory division.