Turning sticks and stones into art books

Lauri Twitchell does more than manage UC Berkeley’s 10.5-acre Blake Garden in the hills above campus. She often extends its life in the form of books that she assembles from the teaching facility’s rocks, redwood bark and other natural objects.

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BAMPFA: A Legacy of Art in the East Bay

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, more commonly known as BAMPFA, encouraged students to explore their creative sides and expand their cultural perspectives long before the opening of its present space in 2016.

Capstone Profile: Digital arts engagement platform

Each year, UC Berkeley Master of Engineering students work on a team of 3 to 5 students with the goal of engineering solutions

Harvard art historian to speak on art in a time of crisis

What role does art play in society where freedom had been radically reduced? How much does creative expression matter during a state of siege?

Green and orange ceramic statues with a reptilian texture were displayed inside “Bodurinao’s shrine,” surrounded by candles. At first, the statues looked like the body parts of crocodiles, but on closer look, were actually mixed creatures composed entirely of sex organs.

Waving the South African flag in Thursday's Google doodles – honouring female artists this international Women's Day – is Karabo Poppy Moletsane.

Born in Vereeniging and now based in Pretoria, she is an Afropolitan illustrator, a graphic designer, a brand ambassador for the Open Window Institute, and a self-professed historian.

The Natural History Museum and the Future of Nature

Nowadays a very effective way of understanding and calling attention to some absurdities happening in our world is to address them with a hint of sarcasm. That is precisely the way the “Natural History Museum”, their project, was idealized.

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.