Roy majored in social-cultural anthropology and minored in visual studies, concentrating on Latin American, Iberian, and Latinx studies. Post-graduation, he began his role as a Quaker Voluntary Service fellow at the Metrowest Worker Center – Casa del Trabajador, near Boston.
Integral to an evolving global world is a reliance on new and old visual modes from social media, photography, moving images and complex data sets, to illuminated manuscripts and hybrid art forms. The goal of the Interdisciplinary Visual Studies Minor is to create a dynamic model for critical and creative engagement with visual experience across media, time, and cultures.
September 8 - October 13, 2023 In Extra Medium | John Muse, the gallery is divided: in the front, clusters of framed collages, a vitrine of journals and smaller works, and a large video projection of cut and painted paper; in the back, a studio where Muse works for the duration of the exhibition on more video, more collages, and more journals. Curated by Homay King, the exhibition is accompanied by a broadsheet publication, a program of Muse’s short films, and interactive games featuring guest collaborators.