Litia Perta Named 2015-16 UCI Hellman Fellows

Litia Perta Named 2015-16 UCI Hellman Fellows

Assistant Professor of Art Litia Perta’s two-part research project, entitled “Tidal Kinships,” explores the relationship between art and art criticism. The first phase, “Writing Bodies,” will kick off the fall program of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York City. A sister event, “Just Speak Nearby: The Politics & Practice of Art Writing,” will convene artists, scholars, curators and writers on the UCI campus next winter. “I am thrilled and honored to receive such generous support,” said Perta, who came to UCI in 2013. “I look forward to using my Hellman Fellowship to bring a wide community of artists and scholars to participate in the extraordinary intellectual life at UCI.”...

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