Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This intensive graphic design workshop led by designer and CCA professor Mary Banas will offer participants a chance to engage the imagery and poetry from Way Bay 2 in a new way, experiment with a Risograph printer, and create a collaborative book to take home. Using collage and physical layout techniques, we will design book spreads and print them on the Art Lab Risograph machine. This workshop...
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
We will begin this workshop in the Garden looking closely at plant forms and shape to create a graphic image inspired by our collections. Erin will walk you through the process of translating your design to a woodblock or linoleum block for carving. Each student will get a small wood block, linoleum block, and a 3 piece carving set to use and keep.
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join local designer and educator Tim Belonax for an afternoon of creative amplification. In response to Way Bay 2, we’ll be creating postcards on the Art Lab’s Risograph printer that mix phrases and imagery to create new meaning.
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon talks about her new Art Wall with former BAMPFA director Jacquelynn Baas, who curated the project. They will address the artist’s long and innovative career and her retrospective assessment of Supergraphics, which she essentially created by mixing Swiss graphic design principles with West Coast Pop stylings, and in so doing shaped the history of design.
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Cities, territories, and borders are protagonists as well as locales in the award-winning cinema of Amos Gitai. In this lecture, Gitai reveals how his training as an architect informs his use of space to propel narratives of war, politics, religion, and human relations. Exploring examples from his extensive oeuvre, he considers how his work -- much of it focused on Israeli-Palestinian conflicts...
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this talk, Charles Gaines will discuss his early work in systems and numerals to his most recent work with language and representation. This will include a discussion of ways the work rethinks notions of subjectivity and how they are manifested in works of art. Additionally, there will be a discussion about the fine difference between chance and arbitrary judgments on the one hand and...
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The networked culture that emerged at the end of the 20th century introduced a generation of artists who employ open, distributed, virtualized, and highly collaborative techniques. Their studios are built on commercial software, CGI aesthetics, online public exhibition, and peer-to-peer sharing and critique. They simultaneously embrace and subvert technology as a means of interrogation,...
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A “daemon” for ancient Greeks referred to a divinity or being betwixt and between humans and the supernatural, an inner spirit or inspiring force. Today, “daemon” commonly refers to a discrete background process that handles requests for services such as print spooling and file transfers, and is dormant when not required. A tool is a device or implement used to carry out a specific function....