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A collection of bright pink seesaws that allowed people to interact over the US-Mexico border has won the prestigious Design of the Year award, with its creators saying they hoped the work encourages people to bui

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The Dramatists Guild Foundation recently honored prolific playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, UC Berkeley’s own professor of playwriting and a creator of one of the largest canons of Asian-American-themed theatre, with the Legacy Playwrights Initiative Award.

Chun-Shan “Sandi” Yi creates fashion you won’t find on any catwalk.

The Chicago-based, Taiwanese artist makes wearable art — garments, accessories and footwear — that reflect the experiences of disabled bodies, including her own. 

The College of Environmental Design is honored to announce that it has received the largest gift in the college’s history from Nancy R. Abbey and Douglas D. Abbey.

The concrete Brutalist architecture-style building on UC Berkeley’s east end is known to the campus community as Wurster Hall, named after husband and wife William Wurster and Catherine Bauer Wurster, Berkeley professors who together in the 1950s helped to create Berkeley’s College of Environme

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

 

Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Thursdays: Visual Cultures: Aesthetics of the Digital

 

Elaine Yau began her postdoctoral fellowship at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) at a fortuitous time in the museum’s history.

Black Landscapes Matter: Q&A with Landscape Designer Walter Hood

“Black landscapes matter because they are prophetic. They tell the truth of the struggles and victories of African Americans in North America,” writes UC Berkeley professor Anna Livia Brand in an essay in Black Landscapes Matter (University of Virginia Press).