Author Archives : Lauren Pearson

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.


Assembling through Music

Assembling through Music Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series Hit Parade: Musical Archives and Public Knowledge with Josh Kun with Thao Nguyen, November 20, 2017 Assembling through music happens all the time, but often we fail to notice how powerful this can be. Writer, curator and professor Josh Kun […]

Curating Time-based Works

Curating Time-based works Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA | Curation Across Disciplines talk Curating and Collecting Across Media with Aebhric Coleman, November 15, 2017. It might seem hard to believe for some of the younger generation today, but video and electronic art was not always a popular form of expression. “Today this […]



Assembly and Coherence in Design

Assembly and Coherence in Design Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series We must conjure our Gods before we obey them with Michael Rock, November 6, 2017 As an architect myself, I could hear the buzz amongst the students from the College of Environmental Design about that Monday’s lecture. […]

Intertwined Threads

Intertwined Threads Laura Belik on Making as Research | Artist Talk with Angie Wilson, November 2, 2017 Artist Angie Wilson inspired the audience with her approach to textile art and the idea of “making” as a tool of empowerment. From “introspection rugs” to “protest curtains”, everyday objects are transformed through their materiality and meanings. Questions of […]



The Movement of the Cursor

The Movement of the Cursor Laura Belik on Movement as Research | Cursors: Undoing Bodies Moved by Language, Artist Talk with Will Rawls, October 18, 2017 Will Rawls’ strong and remarkable presence on stage is not limited to dance. In order to tell the audience about his experience, he decided to share a piece that he wrote about […]

Day With(out) Art: December 5

Day With(out) Art: Alternative Endings, Radical Beginnings    Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 pm Public screening co-presented with the  California College of the Arts Nahl Hall, 5212 Broadway, Oakland, CA Alternative Endings, Radical Beginnings is the 28th annual iteration of Visual AIDS’ longstanding Day With(out) Art project. Curated by Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett for Visual […]


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The Aerial View in Motion: December 4

The Aerial View in Motion with Bull.Miletic     Monday, December 4, at 6:30pm Artist Talk with Art + Science Artists-in-Residence Bull.Miletic As part of Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA BAMPFA Bull.Miletic are inaugural Art + Science Artists-in-Residence at University of California, Berkeley, co-sponsored by Arts Research Center and Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & […]