Category Archives : ARC Past Events


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, […]

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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 […]


Movement as Research: October 18

Movement as Research Cursors: Undoing Bodies Moved by Language Artist Talk with Will Rawls   Response by Tonika Sealy-Thompson (Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies) Wednesday, October 18 at 5:30 pm 308A Doe Library (map) What moves us, writes us, and undoes us? Rawls reflects on his research-based practice of interrogating the matter of marked bodies […]

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Curation as Research: September 19

Curation as Research: Contemporary Art in Central America Miguel A. López and Emiliano Valdés in conversation with Julia Bryan-Wilson (History of Art) Tuesday, September 19 at 5:30 pm Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities (map) López and Valdés will reflect on their experiences organizing exhibitions that focus on the visual art and performance of […]


The Arts and Public Service

The Arts and Public Service Thursday, May 11, from 6:00-8:00pm Koret Education Center, SFMOMA, 151 Third Street, San Francisco What role can artistic engagement play in imagining the future of public life? How might artistic research support public policy or strategies of social change? Join the Arts + Design Initiative, Yerba Buena Center for the […]

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The Future of Media in the Trump Era

  The Future of Media in the Trump Era with Dave Pell, moderated by Deirdre English   Join us every Monday evening, as part of Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA, to explore cutting-edge thinking and making on topics of current interest to UC Berkeley’s creative faculty. Whether we are exploring new immersive art technologies, the […]


Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMFPA Spring 2017 Lectures

Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMFPA Join us every Monday evening to explore cutting-edge thinking and making on topics of current interest to UC Berkeley’s creative faculty. Whether we are exploring new immersive art technologies, the future of cultural criticism, or the role of the arts in social justice, expect an exciting array of ideas […]

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Thinking Through the Arts and Design at Berkeley: California Countercultures Spring 2017 Lectures

Spring 2017 Lecture Series: Thinking Through the Arts and Design at Berkeley: California Countercultures   We are reprising last year’s Big Ideas course, “Thinking Through the Arts and Design at Berkeley,” and once again, this course will open its doors to the public each Wednesday at noon.  This year’s theme — “California Countercultures” — is […]


Art, Technology, & Culture Colloquium 2016-17

Art, Technology, & Culture Colloquium: Global Circulations 2016-2017 Berkeley’s Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium is an internationally recognized forum for presenting new ideas that challenge conventional wisdom about art, technology, and culture. This series, free of charge and open to the public, presents artists, writers, curators, and scholars who consider contemporary issues at the intersection of […]

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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 […]