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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.


Trinh T. Minh-Ha / A Series of Public Events and Conversations by the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

Trinh T. Minh-Ha / A Series of Public Events and Conversations by the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts Posted by: Lindsey Pannor Through July of 2020, the California College of the Arts’ Wattis Institute will have Trinh T. Minh-Ha on their minds. And, through a series of public events throughout the Bay, they will […]


Rizvana Bradley on Dark Humanisms, Surplus Visuality

Dark Humanisms, Surplus Visuality: Rizvana Bradley Lindsey Pannor on Dark Humanisms, Surplus Visuality: Rizvana Bradley on September 12, 2019 “Colonialism is not a thinking machine, nor a body endowed with reasoning faculties. It is violence in its natural state, and it will only yield when confronted with greater violence.” Frantz Fanon On September 12, 2019, […]


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“Arts of Critique” Podcasts

“Arts of Critique” 2018-2019 Event Podcasts   ARC’s 2018-19 programs had a special focus on the critical potential of arts from the Global South. During the past year we asked questions about the relationship between art and critique from the standpoint of social and political exigencies of our times, by thinking with contemporary artists, writers, scholars […]


ARC Fellows: And What’s More, a Performative Audiobook

ARC Fellows: And What’s More, a Performative Audiobook Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Anne Walsh and Leena Joshi (Art Practice) AW: Claudia La Rocco’s And What’s More is the third installment of her science-fiction Olivia Trilogy, a literary, performance, art, and sound project that plays with traditional audience/maker/doer relationships. I was one of […]


ARC Fellows: Sound Reproduction as Biological Reproduction

ARC Fellows: Sound Reproduction as Biological Reproduction Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Delia Casadei & Kim Sauberlich (Music) When we talk of the reproduction of sound, or of music, we usually mean either a musical score–perhaps in the Western script of five-line staffs, clefs and bars–or a sound recording, whether analogue (on an external […]


ARC Fellows: The Archaeologist and the Replica: 3D printing at Aidonia (Greece)

ARC Fellows: The Archaeologist and the Replica: 3D printing at Aidonia (Greece) Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Kim Shelton (Classics/Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology) and David Wheeler (Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology) In April of 1993, a unique collection of Mycenaean sealstones and gold jewelry went up for auction at the Michael Ward […]


ARC Fellows: Challenging Mirrorworld

ARC Fellows: Challenging Mirrorworld Submitted by our 2019 ARC Fellow Team: Ronald Rael (Department of Architecture, in the College of Environmental Design, and the Department of Art Practice) & Ioanna Sotiriou (College of Environmental Design) On the 12th of February, 2019, Kevin Kelly – the editor of WIRED Magazine – published an article called “Mirrorworld”. […]