by Eva Whitney, February 21, 2024 Poet dg okpik visited the Arts Research Center on October 5, 2023 for a craft talk following her reading through the Lunch Poems series. The full recording of the craft talk is available for viewing on ARC’s YouTube channel, here, and the Lunch Poems reading is available for viewing […]
by Eva Whitney, January 30, 2024 Latinx poets J. Michael Martinez and Aracelis Girmay came together at UC Berkeley on September 28, 2023 for a reading of their work, followed by a conversation with Professor John Alba Cutler (event info here). The full recording of the event is available for viewing on ARC’s YouTube channel, […]
Poet Claire (Meuschke) Hong visited the Arts Research Center on March 2, 2023 for a craft talk following her reading through the Lunch Poems series.
Indigenous poets Michael Wasson and Alice Te Punga Somerville came together virtually to on March 8, 2023 for a reading of their work, followed by a conversation with Arts Research Center director Beth Piatote.
Review: Fall 2021 Poetry Fellows Reading, held December 8th 2021.
By Menat Allah El Attma (Feb 2022).
Say: I read your poem
I read your poem to be close to you.
Review: Camille Dungy & Ross Gay: Black Nature, Poetry, & Coexistence, in conversation with Aya de León and Maurya Kerr. Reading and conversation held October 20, 2021.
In Spring 2016, the Arts + Design Initiative, in partnership with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, presented a series of lectures as part of the Big Ideas course co-taught by Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts and Design, and Nicholas de Monchaux, Associate Professor of Architecture. Using BAMPFA’s first exhibition […]
More than 30 UC Berkeley researchers, faculty members and graduate students are currently representing the university at the United Nation’s annual Climate Change Conference, including Associate Vice Chancellor of Art and Design Shannon Jackson who reported on her experiences at the summit and the connection to art practice here. Read more about the conference from Berkeley News […]
“From pirates to prospectors to physicists and from poets to pranksters to programmers, the Bay Area is a magnet for mavericks impatient to reinvent the world.” from A Century of Art and Technology in the Bay Area by Ken Goldberg