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Fall 2020 Schedule Archive: Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA

Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Mondays: Together: Reinventing Politics, Reimagining Health


Monday, September 14, 2020
Stories of The Black Wednesdays: Reimagining Space for Black Public Art
Takiyah Jackson (Director, African American Student Development Office), Walter Hood (Professor, Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design), Allan deSouza (Department Chair and Associate Professor of Photography, Art Practice), Mia Settles Tidwell (Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff, Division of Equity & Inclusion), Blake Simons (Assistant Director, Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center)
View the video here.


Monday, September 21, 2020
Pope.L: Notes on the Roll of the Artist When the World Has Always Been on Fire??
Pope.L (Artist), Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle (Artist, Writer, Performer)
View the video here.


Monday, September 28, 2020
How to be a Person: A Conversation on Empathy, Law, and Creativity Amidst the Chaos
Brian Frye (Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law, University of Kentucky, Rosenberg College of Law), Philip Gotanda (Playwright, Professor, Department Vice Chair, UC Berkeley's Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies), Elizabeth Kovats (Lecturer, Innovation and Design, Berkeley Haas), Mary Kathryn Nagle (Playwright, Partner, Pipestem Law), Sarang Shaw, Moderator (Student, Berkeley Law)
View the video here.


Monday, October 5, 2020
Darren Walker in Conversation with Vishaan Chakrabarti
Vishaan Chakrabarti (Dean, UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design), Darren Walker (President, Ford Foundation)
View the video here.


Monday, October 12, 2020
Sherin Guirguis: My Place is the Placeless
Sherin Guirguis (Artist, Associate Professor of Practice of Fine Art, University of Southern California)


Monday, October 19, 2020
Connie Zheng: How to Talk to Seeds
Connie Zheng (Artist, Writer, Filmmaker)
View the video here.


Monday, October 26, 2020
Lawrence Lek: The Sinofuturist Trilogy: Sinofuturism (1839-2046 AD), Geomancer, and AIDOL
Lawrence Lek (Artist, Filmmaker, Musician)
View the video here.* This video is hosted on the Berkeley Center for New Media's Youtube channel.


Monday, November 2, 2020
Monumental: Public Art and Protest 2020 with Lava Thomas and Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle
Lava Thomas (Artist), Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle (Artist, Writer, Performer)
View the video here.


Monday, November 9, 2020
The United States of Conspiracy
Darcy James Argue (Composer, Band Leader), Isaac Butler (Writer, Theater Director), Peter Nigrini (Designer), Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, Moderator (University Librarian, UC Berkeley Chief Digital Scholarship Officer, Professor, School of Information, Department of Economics)
View the video here.


Monday, November 23, 2020
Journalism and the Post-Presidential Election Political Scene
Geeta Anand (Dean and Professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism), David Barstow (Reva and David Logan Distinguished Chair, Investigative Journalism, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, David Thigpen (Curriculum Designer and Director, Undergraduate Programs, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism), Tamara Keith (White House Correspondent, National Public Radio, Co-host, NPRPolitics Podcast)
View the video here.



Arts + Design Mondays is organized and sponsored by UC Berkeley’s Arts + Design Initiative. The series is co-curated by African American Student Development in the Division of Equity & Inclusion; Arts and Innovation Advocates at Berkeley Law; the Arts Research Center; the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; Berkeley Center for New Media; Cal Performances; the College of Environmental Design; the Department of Art Practice and the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series; the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies; the Graduate School of Journalism; and the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission. Technical support and presentation offered by UC Berkeley College of Letters & Science, Division of Arts & Humanities.

The 2020 series of Arts + Design Mondays is made possible thanks to the generous financial support of Nancy Olson and Buzz Wiesenfeld.