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Questioning Aesthetics: Mapping the Conversation

Mapping the Conversation The Questioning Aesthetics Symposium takes up the term aesthetics as both the subject and object of critique, and as a way to explore and expand new forms of aesthetics research in many disciplines. In relation to the evolving conversations around participation, computing and the contemporary, scholars and artists from around the US will come […]


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Reception and Conversation for The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution

Reception and Conversation for The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution Reception Photographs by Jim Marshall   Friday, February 6, 2015 6:30 – 7:30 pm: Book Signing 7:30 – 8:30 pm: Conversation with Joel Selvin and Amelia Davis UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism North Gate Hall Regarded as “THE rock and roll photographer,” Jim Marshall’s (1936-2010) career focused […]


The Speed of Light Opening Reception

The Speed of Light Opening Reception   Thursday, February 12, 2015 6:30 – 9:30 pm 7:30 pm: Draw of Darkness artist talk Free, $10 suggested donation The David Brower Center The David Brower Center’s first show of 2015 features the work of photographers Lisa K. Blatt and Christina Seely. Their artworks explore the impacts of […]

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Red and White, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, 2012 (photo by Marcus Herse)

Film Screening: Paul Pescadoe’s Color/d

Film Screening: Paul Pescadoe’s Color/d Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:00 pm lunch time talk in BCNM Commons 6:00 pm film screening in Durham Studio Theate BCNM Commons (340 Moffitt Library) and Durham Studio Theater The Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies presents Color/d, an experimental animated film by Los Angeles-based artist Paul Pescador. Slowing […]


Sam Durant’s installation, “We Are the People,” on view at Project Row Houses in 2003. Photo by Rick Lowe, courtesy Project Row Houses.

Rick Lowe: “Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial”

November 17, 2014, 7:30-9:00pm
The David Brower Center, Berkeley CA

Rick Lowe is an artist and community organizer and founder of Project Rowhouses, a community-based arts and culture organization in one of Houston’s oldest African-American neighborhoods. In September, 2014, Lowe received a MacArthur Foundation “genius award” for his visionary work in purchasing and restoring twenty-two shotgun houses to create an arts venue and community support center. For his Regents Lecture, “Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial” Lowe will speak on socially engaged art and activism.