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Spring 2020 Schedule: Arts + Design Mondays

Spring 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Mondays 

Monday, January 27, 2020

Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems

Amy LaViers (Assistant Professor in Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Director of Robotics, Automation, and Dance Lab)

Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media; cosponsored by UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR)

 

Monday, February 3, 2020

Visualizing the World 2020

Andrés Cediel (Filmmaker, Professor of Visual Journalism at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism), Cassandra Herrman (Interim Head of Documentary, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism). Richard Koci Hernandez (Associate Professor and Bloomberg Chair, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism), Ken Light (Reva and David Logan Professor of Photojournalism, Curator of Center for Photography)

Presented by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

 

Monday, February 10, 2020

Working as a "Creative" in the Bay Area

Drew Bennett (Artist, Designer/Builder, Curator, Creative Director, Founder of FB AIR)

Presented by the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and BAMPFA

 

Monday, February 24, 2020

In Search of My Robot: emergent Media, Racialized Gender, and Creativity

Margaret Rhee (Poet, Scholar, New Media Artist)

Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media; cosponsored by the Departments of Ethnic Studies and Comparative Literature

 

Monday, March 2, 2020

Real Big

Autumn Knight (Interdisciplinary Artist)

Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice

 

Monday, March 9, 2020

Freedom of Speech? Censoring Art on Campus

John K. Wilson (2019-20 Fellow with the University of California National Center on Free Speech and Civic Engagement)

Presented by BAMPFA 

 

Monday, March 16, 2020

Danez Smith & Patricia Smith

Danez Smith (Poet, Writer, Performer), Patricia Smith (Poet, Author)

Presented as part of the Poetry and the Senses program at UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center, in partnership with Engaging the Senses Foundation

 

Monday, March 30, 2020

The Right to Be Creative and Invisible Russia

Margarita Kuleva (Senior Lecturer, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg and Chair, Department of Design and Contemporary Art), Natalia Samutina (Head, Research Centre for Contemporary Culture at the Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media; cosponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, the Department of History of Art, and the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley

 

Monday, April 6, 2020

William Pope.L

William Pope.L (Artist)

Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice

*Seat reservations required. Reservations available March 23 at artsdesign.berkeley.edu.

 

Monday, April 13, 2020

Neural Abstractions

Tom White (Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington School of Design)

Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media; cosponsored by Autolab and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR)

 

Monday, April 20, 2020

Kahlil Joseph in Conversation with Leigh Raiford and Shannon Jackson

Kahlil Joseph (Artist, Filmmaker), Leigh Raiford (Associate Professor, African American Studies), Shannon Jackson (Associate Vice Chancellor, Arts and Design)

*Seat reservations required. Reservations available April 6 at artsdesign.berkeley.edu.

 

Monday, April 27, 2020

Youth Designing our Future Cities

Presented by the City of Richmond and UC Berkeley Arts + Design

 

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Arts + Design Mondays is organized and sponsored by UC Berkeley’s Arts + Design Initiative. The series is co-curated by the Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium at the Berkeley Center for New Media; the Department of Art Practice; the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; the Arts Research Center; the Graduate School of Journalism; Poetry and the Senses program at UC Berkeley Arts Research Center in partnership with Engaging the Senses Foundation; Department of Slavic Languages and Literature; Department of History of Art; Autolab, CITRIS People and Robots; and the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission.

The 2020 series of Arts + Design Mondays is made possible thanks to a generous supporters of Berkeley Arts + Design.