Arts and Culture (page 8)

March 1, 2021

Tia Blassingame Discusses Art, Activism and Student Work in University of California, Santa Barbara Book Arts Presentation

Assistant Professor of Art Tia Blassingame discussed art, activism and student work in a virtual book arts presentation at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During the webinar, she shared activism-centered projects that Scripps students created during her book arts course last summer.

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January 28, 2021

SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art on Exhibition

Drawn from Scripps College’s abundant collections of Japanese paintings, prints, ceramics, lacquer wares, metalwork, and textiles, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s (RCWG) latest exhibition, SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art, celebrates the power of nature and its beauty as it unfolds throughout the year.

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January 11, 2021

Julia Lum to Convene Association of Art History Conference Session on Colonialism and Climate Change

Assistant Professor of Art History Julia Lum will co-convene a session on colonialism and environmental change at the virtual 2021 Association of Art History Annual Conference.

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January 4, 2021

Hao Huang Examines the Integration of Music Education with Science and Technology in STEAM Journal

In the STEAM Journal, Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Endowed Chair of Music and professor of music, examines the effectiveness of teaching music in conjunction with math and science education.

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December 11, 2020

Scripps and Pomona Colleges Host Virtual Fall Dance Concert

In yet another change compelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, Scripps and Pomona Colleges presented their annual “In the Works” fall dance concert online from December 4–5, 2020. Named for its original works-in-progress of student choreography, the recital showcased a variety of contemporary dance styles performed in a series of unusual and exciting films produced by the students and shared via livestream.

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December 9, 2020

Core III Students Examine Photographic Truth in Clark Humanities Museum Virtual Exhibition

Subjects/Objects: A Critical Look at Photographic Truth is now on display as a virtual exhibition at the Clark Humanities Museum. Sophomores Gillian Bell, Chloe Boxer, Molly Bradshaw, Madeleine Callan, Margo Collazo, Katie Eu, Anna Horne, Tsion Mamo, Vivian Monteiro, Emma Sar, and Aanya Subramaniam curated the exhibition as part of Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s Core III class.

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November 24, 2020

An Artist in Her Own Right: Françoise Gilot Turns 99

Artist Françoise Gilot has quite possibly seen it all. She was kept as a teenage hostage under city arrest during the Nazi occupation of Paris, studied dance with a protégée of Isadora Duncan, and took morning walks with Gertrude Stein—all before the age of 25. Now, on November 26 of another turbulent year, Gilot will celebrate her 99th birthday.

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November 18, 2020

For Computational Photography Students, Rooms Become Cameras—and Zoom Becomes a Subject

“Right from the beginning of this virtual learning period, I thought about how I could work with students to create an academic experience that would be shared, but also personal.”

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September 18, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies Luis Salés

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Luis Salés to discuss non-Western Christianities, women’s rights in the Roman Empire, and Mexican-Russian fusion cooking.

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September 3, 2020

Alison Saar Returns Home with Scripps Presents and Gallery Exhibition

Perhaps you can go home again, after all: Scripps celebrates the return of alumna Alison Saar ’78, renowned sculptor and printmaker, this fall in Mirror, Mirror, The Prints of Alison Saar, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Saar, who unflinchingly confronts race and gender with a mix of bitter humor and tenderness, doesn’t confine her prints to paper.

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