Author Archives : Lauren Pearson


Mapping as Research: April 24

Mapping as Research: Trevor Paglen with Julia Bryan-Wilson   Mapping as Research: Trevor Paglen in conversation with Julia Bryan-Wilson Tuesday, April 24 at 5:00 pm Osher Theater, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, UC Berkeley To celebrate his first comprehensive artist monograph, Trevor Paglen (UC Berkeley Geography PhD and 2017 MacArthur “genius” fellow) will discuss […]

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Amateurism Across the Arts: March 9

Amateurism Across the Arts Conference Friday, March 9, 2018, 9:30am-6:15pm Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology Amateurism Across the Arts is an exploration of vernacular, popular, fannish, kitsch, informal, self-taught, user-generated, and DIY production in music, architecture, literature, the visual arts, dance,  and new media– especially in relation to raced, classed, and gendered notions of value.  How do […]


DIY Couture Fashion Lab: February 23

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! DIY Couture Fashion Lab with Angie Wilson Friday, February 23, from 12:00 – 6:00 pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126, UC Berkeley No sewing skills needed! Used garments will be redesigned and reconstructed into fashion masterpieces: shirts, pants, jackets, dresses, bags, etc. Students will have the option to showcase their garments in […]

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Translation as Research: February 13

Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur   Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 pm 126 Dwinelle Annex, UC Berkeley To celebrate the upcoming publication of the anthology Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2018), […]


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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 […]


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 & […]

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Making as Research: November 2 & 3

Artist Talk with Angie Wilson Response by Olivia K. Young (African American & African Diaspora Studies) Thursday, November 2 at 5:30 pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126 (map) Angie Wilson mines seismic cultural shifts and the subtleties of consciousness in her textile-based sculpture and installations. She will be discussing current and recent projects including Protest Curtains, […]


The Arts of the Present: October 26–28, 2017

The Arts of the Present | October 26–28, 2017     ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present is an international, nonprofit association dedicated to discovering and articulating the aesthetic, cultural, ethical, and political identities of the contemporary arts. The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present holds […]

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Art, Social Media and Inclusion: Black Futures with Kimberly Drew

Art, Social Media and Inclusion: Black Futures with Kimberly Drew Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series Black Futures: On Race in Art, Curation, and Digital Engagement with Kimberly Drew and Stephen Best, October 16, 2017 It was hard to find an empty seat that evening in the auditorium. Kimberly […]