Author Archives : arc_berkeley


Poetry and the Senses Program FAQs

Poetry and the Senses Program FAQs   UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center (ARC) will spend the next two years exploring Poetry and the Senses, thanks to a generous grant from Engaging the Senses Foundation. Annually we will build a fellows cohort to explore the relevance and urgency of lyrical making and storytelling in times of […]


Trinh T. Minh-Ha / A Series of Public Events and Conversations by the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

Trinh T. Minh-Ha / A Series of Public Events and Conversations by the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts Posted by: Lindsey Pannor Through July of 2020, the California College of the Arts’ Wattis Institute will have Trinh T. Minh-Ha on their minds. And, through a series of public events throughout the Bay, they will […]


Rizvana Bradley on Dark Humanisms, Surplus Visuality

Dark Humanisms, Surplus Visuality: Rizvana Bradley Lindsey Pannor on Dark Humanisms, Surplus Visuality: Rizvana Bradley on September 12, 2019 “Colonialism is not a thinking machine, nor a body endowed with reasoning faculties. It is violence in its natural state, and it will only yield when confronted with greater violence.” Frantz Fanon On September 12, 2019, […]


Architecture of Life Reader

In Spring 2016, the Arts + Design Initiative, in partnership with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, presented a series of lectures as part of the Big Ideas course co-taught by Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts and Design, and Nicholas de Monchaux, Associate Professor of Architecture. Using  BAMPFA’s first exhibition […]


Op-Ed: Chancellor’s Corner

In his monthly op-ed for the Daily Cal, Chancellor Dirk highlights exposure to the arts as central to the undergraduate experience. Academic study and practice in arts and design fields can have an incredible impact on our work…as well as in our lives. These disciplines encourage creativity and imagination, expose people to new ideas, bring […]


Berkeley at the Global Climate Conference

More than 30 UC Berkeley researchers, faculty members and graduate students are currently representing the university at the United Nation’s annual Climate Change Conference, including Associate Vice Chancellor of Art and Design Shannon Jackson who reported on her experiences at the summit and the connection to art practice here. Read more about the conference from Berkeley News […]