Author Archives : Lauren Pearson


ARC Fellows: Exploring critical alternatives for biosensing in daily life

Exploring critical alternatives for biosensing in daily life Submitted by our 2018 ARC Fellow Team: Noura Howell (School of Information) and Greg Niemeyer (Art Practice) Biosensory data, and the data-driven categorizations it supports, are increasingly present in daily life, measuring our behavior, physiology, and the environment. Data-driven categorizations of safe/criminal, healthy/unhealthy, or normal/pathological often masquerade […]


Lynn Hershman Leeson on Experiment and Exploration

Lynn Hershman Leeson on Experiment and Exploration Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA | Experiment and Exploration talk with Lynn Hershman Leeson on March 21, 2018. Lynn Hershman Leeson’s work as a new media experimental artist was always ahead of its time. “My work is waiting for your generation to be born, because it […]


Amateurism Across the Arts Conference

Amateurism Across the Arts Conference Laura Belik on the Amateurism Across the Arts Conference on March 9, 2018 “We are all experts in amateurism”, stated ARC Director Julia Bryan-Wilson during her introductory remarks for the “Amateurism Across the Arts” Conference. The events were hosted at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, and that was a special addition to […]


Carme Pinós: Recent Works

Carme Pinós: Recent Works Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series Carme Pinós: Recent Works on April 2, 2018 Acclaimed Spanish architect and recent Berkeley-Rupp Prize recipient Carme Pinós shared some of her work and thoughts on architecture with a packed audience that Monday night at BAMPFA. “The first part […]


ARC Fellows: Tech Landscapes as Art and Research

Tech Landscapes as Art and Research Submitted by our 2018 ARC Fellow Team: Marcus Owens (Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning) and Louise Mozingo (Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning) Until recently, Silicon Valley was known as a diffuse agglomeration of unprepossessing office parks stretched out along the freeways extending some 100 miles down the peninsula between San Francisco and […]


Feminist Curatorial Practices: April 11

Feminist Curatorial Practices: A roundtable convening     Feminist Curatorial Practices: A roundtable convening Wednesday, April 11 at 5:30pm Maude Fife Room, 3rd Floor, Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley Join the Arts Research Center and Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Phyllis C. Wattis Matrix Curator at BAMPFA for a roundtable conversation about […]


Berkeley/Stanford Symposium: April 7

Berkeley/Stanford Symposium: A Line in the Sand     Berkeley/Stanford Symposium | A Line in the Sand: Art, Ecology, & Precarity  Saturday, April 7 from 10am-5pm White Box Gallery, 4th Floor, SFMOMA, San Francisco  A Line in the Sand takes its title from the sense of precarity and urgency emerging from recent efforts to take unified global action […]


Art against Housework: April 4

Art against Housework. The Gruppo Immagine and the Wages against Housework Campaign   Jacopo Galimberti on Art against Housework. The Gruppo Immagine and the Wages against Housework Campaign Response by E. C. Feiss Wednesday, April 4 at 4:00pm 308A Doe Library, UC Berkeley Recent years have seen a surge of interest in the Wages for Housework Campaign. While […]