Author Archives : Lauren Pearson


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, […]


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.


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 […]


ARC Fellows: Refiguring Toxic Ecologies: Radioactive and Chemical Futurity

ARC Fellows: Refiguring Toxic Ecologies: Radioactive and Chemical Futurity Submitted by our 2018 ARC Fellow Team: Natalia Duong (TDPS) & Daniel O’Neill (East Asian Languages and Cultures) At the start of the semester, we sought to explore inter-medial artistic representations of toxic ecologies that complicated the legibility of scientific data about radiation and chemical exposures. […]


ARC Fellows: Fieldwork in Las Vegas

ARC Fellows: Fieldwork in Las Vegas Submitted by our 2018 ARC Fellow Team: Gabriella Willenz & Asma Kazmi (Art Practice)   In March 2018, Asma Kazmi and Gabriella Willenz went to Las Vegas for artistic research utilizing the ARC Fellowship funds. For Kazmi, this trip was an expansion of the ideas she has been pursuing […]