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ARC | Arts + Design Blog

 

Formally ARC Muses, the ARC | Arts + Design 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.


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ARC Fellows: Celluloid Landscape

Celluloid Landscape Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: By Gene Stroman and Chip Sullivan (Landscape Architecture, College of Environmental Design)   Cinema can be useful for landscape architects and other designers of the built environment. Over the course of the Spring semester, Professor Chip Sullivan and I have been exploring this proposition. We have […]


Newly Launched Berkeley Certificate In Design Innovation Promotes Creativity, Collaboration At Cal

  Newly Launched Berkeley Certificate In Design Innovation Promotes Creativity, Collaboration At Cal   What do classes in costume design, product development, solar powered vehicles and needfinding in the wild all have in common? All four courses — along with dozens of others across departments and disciplines on campus — will be offered to UC […]

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UC Berkeley’s Spring Arts and Design Showcase

UC Berkeley’s Spring Arts and Design Showcase: Experience what’s being “Made at Berkeley”   April 3, 2017, Berkeley, CA— Experience the accomplishments of Berkeley’s talented students in Fine Art, Music, Design Innovation, Dance, New Media, Theater, Writing and Research, and Engineering. A celebration of student creativity is on view across the UC Berkeley campus with […]


ARC Fellows: Stories of Connected Cities

Stories of Connected Cities Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: By Andrea Gagliano and Kimiko Ryokai (School of Information and Berkeley Center for New Media) Collaborator: Sasha Volkov (School of Information) In the coming years, the cities we live and breathe in will begin to become more connected and ‘smart’. Street lights will detect […]

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ARC Fellows: Augmented Reality for the Public Good: Urban Engagement and Sustainability

Augmented Reality for the Public Good: Urban Engagement and Sustainability Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: Peter Bittner and Richard Hernandez (New Media, Graduate School of Journalism) Note: Peter and Richard are coordinating an event on campus for Fall 2017. They have other student and staff collaborators on the project from across campus. Our […]

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ARC Fellows: Populism, Performance, and the Formation of Economic Subjects

Populism, Performance, and the Formation of Economic Subjects Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: Christian Nagler (Theater, Dance and Performance Studies) and Angela Marino (Theater, Dance and Performance Studies) Over the last few years, we have witnessed xenophobic, nationalist and autocratic regimes ascend to power in many parts of the world, with the exuberant support […]


Urban Ghosts: The Future Of Artists, Place and Displacement in The American City

Urban Ghosts: The Future Of Artists, Place and Displacement in The American City     Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 7pm The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA (map) Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Doors open at 6:30pm. Accessible from the Downtown Berkeley BART station   Traditionally, artists […]

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Campus Programming taking place during Inauguration Week at UC Berkeley

Campus Programming taking place during Inauguration Week at UC Berkeley   January 10, 2017: As Chancellor Dirks announced to the UC Berkeley community in November, our campus remains steadfast in our values, committed to the safety, growth, and well-being of all of our students, faculty, and staff.  The first week of our new semester (January 13-20, 2017) coincides […]