Author Archives : Lauren Pearson


Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res with Shuddhabrata Sengupta: November 7

Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res with Shuddhabrata Sengupta   “Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res” Shuddhabrata Sengupta in conversation with Professors Natalia Brizuela & Poulomi Saha Wednesday, November 7, 2018 5:00-7:00pm Maude Fife Room, Wheeler Hall, Room 315 Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the University of California Humanities Research Institute, […]


Arts Research Center Blog

 

Formally ARC Muses, the Arts Research Blog blog is an online forum for reflection and conversation about the arts and design, featuring posts by ARC-affiliated faculty and participants in ARC-sponsored programs and across the campus.


ARC Fellows Applications due 12/14/18!

ARC Fellows Applications due 12/14/18!   The ARC Fellows Program advances interdisciplinary research in the arts at UC Berkeley by supporting self-nominated pairs of graduate students and faculty members as they pursue semester-long collaborative projects of their own design.   The goals of this program are: to encourage collaboration across disciplines, departments, and colleges; to […]


The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe

The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe Felix Rosen on Politics & Poetics on September 13, 2018 Concerned with the way in which a white epistemology breeds a racial, capitalist consciousness, SA Smythe — writer, translator, performer, and scholar — began their presentation with a performance of their poems “Some […]


Escritura, Trama Y Deseo: October 11

Escritura, Trama Y Deseo with Diamela Eltit   Escritura, Trama Y Deseo (Writing, Plot And Desire) Diamela Eltit in conversation with Natalia Brizuela and Francine Masiello Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:30-7:30pm Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities Please note: this event will be held in Spanish. Simultaneous English translation will be provided for those […]


Mediations & Collaborations: A Conversation with Susan Meiselas

Mediations & Collaborations: A Conversation with Susan Meiselas Felix Rosen on Mediations & Collaborations on September 10, 2018 Susan Meiselas’ latest exhibition Mediations, on display at SFMOMA until October 31st, is a summation of her most important work from the past several decades. In conversation with Natalia Brizuela, Interim Director of the Arts Research Center, and […]


Aruna D’Souza in Conversation with Allan deSouza: September 21

Aruna D’Souza in Conversation with Allan deSouza     Aruna D’Souza in Conversation with Allan deSouza Friday, September 21, 2018 5:00-7:00pm Maude Fife Room, Room 315, Wheeler Hall Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the departments […]


The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe: September 13

The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe     The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe Thursday September 13, 2018 5:30-7:30pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126 Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the […]


Mediations & Collaborations with Susan Meiselas: September 10

Mediations & Collaborations: A Conversation with Susan Meiselas     Mediations & Collaborations: A Conversation with Susan Meiselas Monday, September 10, 2018 12:00-1:30pm Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the University of California Humanities Research Institute, […]


Mapping as Research with Trevor Paglen

Mapping as Research Laura Belik on Mapping as Research: Trevor Paglen in conversation with Julia Bryan-Wilson on April 24, 2018 Trevor Paglen’s work and interpretation of space are great examples of the association between art and research. Blending photography, installation, investigative journalism and science, Paglen’s approach reveals that there is always more to an image than what we […]