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.
How important is historical accuracy, and who determines an “accurate” account of the past? How does art allow us to access history in a more time-forward way? Dillon Chitto sets out to answer these questions in his play, Pueblo Revolt.
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
ARC | A+D Working Group: The Arts and Economics September 16, 11am to 1pm (recurring Wednesdays throughout the semester) Conceived as a forum to advance graduate study and to explore some of the institutional goals of UC Berkeley’s Arts + Design Initiative, this bi-weekly working group will focus on productive and fraught intersections between the […]