Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Catherine Lusheck, associate professor of art history/arts management at the University of San Francisco, delves into the intriguing issues of artistic style and connoisseurship—traditional art-historical interests long since eclipsed by newer methodologies. Drawing examples from Old Masters in a New Light: Rediscovering the European Collection, Lusheck shows why attribution and an appreciation...
Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:20 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The first feature from Marziyeh Meshkini (Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s wife) is an intense, allegorical triptych covering the challenges of life as a woman in Iran. Whether depicting a girl separated from her male playmates when she “becomes a woman,” a surreal bicycle race between chador-clad young women, or an elderly widow on a shopping expedition, Meshkini highlights systems of possession and...
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this talk, Charles Gaines will discuss his early work in systems and numerals to his most recent work with language and representation. This will include a discussion of ways the work rethinks notions of subjectivity and how they are manifested in works of art. Additionally, there will be a discussion about the fine difference between chance and arbitrary judgments on the one hand and...
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Doe Library
The reception for the exhibition Art for the Asking: 60 Years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection at the Morrison Library will be Friday, October 5th from 4-6pm in the Morrison Library. The reception will feature talks by Professor Lauren Kroiz of the UC Berkeley History of Art Department and Bay Area printmaker Keith Cranmer. There well also be a tour of the exhibition at 4pm and 5:30pm by UC...
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Boalt Hall, School of Law
The HRC will present a striking show of black and white photography by Chris Beale documenting the Rohingya through the events of 2012-2017, beginning with life in the villages and confinement camps of Rakine State (Myanmar), through the wave of ethnic cleansing and the mass exodus of Rohingya people over land and on boats, to the now sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh. The opening will...
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Ours is a sexy planet. In this contemplative photography workshop, we will wander the Garden of Eden as voyeurs to Nature’s inherent sensuality. Pollinators welcome.
Thu Oct 25, 2018
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In this talk, Alex Saragoza and Allan deSouza will hold a lively discussion on the relationships between art and migrations—both literal and metaphorical. Allan deSouza is a Bay Area multi-media artist. His photography, installation, text and performance works restage colonial material culture through counter-strategies of fiction, erasure, and (mis)translation. His work has been exhibited...
Thu Nov 08, 2018
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Raymond Telles’ thirty-five year career in film and television includes the production of numerous documentaries and segments for PBS, ABC, NBC, National Geographic, Discovery and Univision. Among the documentaries Telles has produced and directed are: The Storm that Swept Mexico; The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers; Struggle, Children of the Night (Frontline); The Peril and...
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A “daemon” for ancient Greeks referred to a divinity or being betwixt and between humans and the supernatural, an inner spirit or inspiring force. Today, “daemon” commonly refers to a discrete background process that handles requests for services such as print spooling and file transfers, and is dormant when not required. A tool is a device or implement used to carry out a specific function....