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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.


Regents’ Lecture with Emily Jacir

Regents’ Lecture with Emily Jacir Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series The Clock Tower at Jaffa Gate, Sheikh Suleiman Jacir, the Jerusalem Hebron Road, and other disappearance with Emily Jacir on February 12, 2018 Invited to UC Berkeley through the Art Practice 2018 Regents’ Fellowship program, Emily Jacir’s lecture at BAMPFA was […]

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Connectivity as Human Right with Nicholas Negroponte

Connectivity as Human Right with Nicholas Negroponte Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series Connectivity as Human Right with Nicholas Negroponte on February 5, 2018 “Is this a required lecture for a class?” Asked the person seating next to me in a packed auditorium. Seeing Nicholas Negroponte’s talk was definitely an […]


ARC Fellows: Dioscorides as Art and Research

Dioscorides as Art and Research Submitted by our 2018 ARC Fellow Team: Andrew Griebeler (History of Art) and Maria Mavroudi (History) The oldest surviving comprehensive Greek botanical work was written by Dioscorides around the first century AD. Other technical authors from around the same time were Galen on medicine, Ptolemy on the mathematical sciences, and […]

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Barbara Hammer on Experiment and Exploration

Barbara Hammer on Experiment and Exploration Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA | Experiment and Exploration talk with Barbara Hammer on January 31, 2018. “I am a lesbian feminist filmmaker”, Barbara Hammer emphasized as the lecture started. Her production of over eighty iconic films and videos touches upon topics that were just starting to […]


It is all about the story

It is all about the story Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series Visualizing the World: The New Reporting from the UC Berkeley Journalism School on January 22nd, 2018 UC Berkeley’s Journalism school started off the Arts + Design lectures this semester by showcasing their understanding of assemblage through […]

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Craig Baldwin in Archive

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Cinema collages Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA | Experiment and Exploration talk with Craig Baldwin on January 24, 2018. Craig Baldwin’s pace and excitement as a presenter directly reflects on his professional production. Media artist, filmmaker, instigator, provocateur… For the past thirty years Baldwin’s work is a great example of San Francisco’s alternative […]


Assembling through Music

Assembling through Music Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA | Public (Re)Assembly talk series Hit Parade: Musical Archives and Public Knowledge with Josh Kun with Thao Nguyen, November 20, 2017 Assembling through music happens all the time, but often we fail to notice how powerful this can be. Writer, curator and professor Josh Kun […]

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Curating Time-based Works

Curating Time-based works Laura Belik on the Arts + Design Wednesdays @ BAMPFA | Curation Across Disciplines talk Curating and Collecting Across Media with Aebhric Coleman, November 15, 2017. It might seem hard to believe for some of the younger generation today, but video and electronic art was not always a popular form of expression. “Today this […]