Author: Angela Tang, Staff Writer

Historian fosters dialogues about Chicano movement via photography

Photo Courtesy of linktv.org.La Raza, launched in 1967, was used as a tool for community-based organizing in the Chicano movement. Colin Gunckel, a historian of Latina/o media and art and…

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Glynn discusses capital, construction

Photo Courtesy of Artnet.comUsing historical narratives, Glynn creates sculpture, large-scale installations and participatory performances.  

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Lecture examines intricacies of Asian-American aesthetics

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.On Feb. 20, Lee read from her dissertation about race, gender, media and the performance of detachment.ment” Summer Kim Lee earned her bachelor’s degree at New York…

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‘Gilliam’ deconstructs notions of figural representation

What does talking about something without the actual presence of the subject look like? What does it mean to represent race without representation? Can space be talked about by the…

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MASS MoCA’s ‘Archaeology’ excavates temporal questions

In the increasingly virtual and dematerialized world, what happens to physical materials and debris? Liz Glynn explores the physical development from mechanical to technological in The Archaeology of Another Possible…

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Sawyer becomes gallery space for social change

On Nov. 8, parts of Sawyer Library were transformed into exhibition spaces. Students from a studio arts class offered this fall, “Social Commentary and Experimental Printmaking,” displayed seven art projects…

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‘Presence of Absence’ lends active agency to past objects

In a time in which it has become easier to meet up virtually rather than in person, with social media shaping our daily relationships, the exhibition The Presence of Absence:…

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Writer Jo Ann Beard delivers engaging reading of her works

There is something special about reading an autobiography by an author you really admire. However, there is something even more special about listening to that author reading their own words…

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Whimsical Kidspace installation entertains kids, grown-ups alike

When I first stepped into Kidspace in Mass MOCA, I thought it was just that – a space for kids. The exhibition itself, however, completely subverted the space into one…

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