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Jacob Gaboury on Experiment and Exploration

In this week’s lecture, Jacob Gaboury, assistant professor of new media history and theory at UC Berkeley presented the connections between experimentations in Computer Sciences and Art.

a2ru’s Emerging Creatives Summit in Baton Rouge

The Emerging Creatives Student Summit, hosted in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru), invited more than 100 graduate and undergraduate students from universities across the United States to assess, problematize, and react to the theme of Spectacle and the Collective Experience.

Wang Ramirez shakes up time, space at Cal Performances

Choreographers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez’s premiered a show in Paris two weeks ago. They had meetings and rehearsals each day and performances every evening, A week later they left for China to work on an independent project before returning to Lyon, France to start a residency program.

For choreographer Katie Faulkner, embodying what it means to be a woman today toes the line between powerful and horrifying.

Northern California is a vibrant space. It is wildly human — and somehow familiar even to strangers. “This Place,” curated by Maria Porges, is a charming endeavor presented by the Berkeley Art Center to capture the local colors of the Bay Area.

BAMPFA’s Exhibition of Bay Area Art Comes from the Heart

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive exhibition Way Bay is a love letter to the Bay Area.

Salwa Meghjee moved from Orlando, Florida, to Berkeley in the fall of 2016 and was immediately met with the challenge of trying to find a community where she could belong. Meghjee came to UC Berkeley not knowing anyone, uncertain of her major.

Springing from one side of the stage to the other, a dancer-acrobat flung himself onto the ground and jumped back up in a move that was at once acrobatic and beautiful, but also unsettling in its convulsive abruptness.

Connectivity as Human Right with Nicholas Negroponte

“Is this a required lecture for a class?” Asked the person seating next to me in a packed auditorium. Seeing Nicholas Negroponte’s talk was definitely an event not to be missed.

When viewers enter the brightly lit space of the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, they would be surprised to learn that all of the works in “Avant Dictee” were done by one artist — not only because of the abundance of art, but also because of the diversity of mediums.