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Alfred University professor co-curating events at two Buffalo art galleries

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Video still image from "Grading Tips for Teachers" (Tony Conrad, 2003)

BUFFALO, NY – Laura McGough, visiting assistant professor of art history at Alfred University, is co-curating a pair of upcoming events -- at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Burchfield Center Art Center, both in Buffalo -- featuring the works of renowned late avant-garde video artist Tony Conrad.

“Tony Conrad: Surplus Effect” is a screening being held Saturday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at Burchfield-Penney Art Center. The show will feature rarely-seen video work by Conrad from 1981-2011. The event is free and open to the public.

An exhibition titled “Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective” will run March 2 through May 27 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. McGough co-curated “Tony Conrad: Later Works in Video” a selection of Conrad’s work post-2000 work, which will be displayed as part of that exhibition.

McGough is co-curating both events with interdisciplinary artist Anna Scime, whose work has been exhibited in film and art festivals, galleries, and museums, including the Burchfield Penney Art Center.