Roula Seikaly talks to the two co-directors of Berkeley Art Center about how they approach collaboration, creating meaningful life-work balance, and how BAC welcomes diverse audiences.
In Spoonful of Sugar, Emily Yong Beck asks: What is beneath the veil of beauty that we buy into?
The artists selected for the exhibition test materials and technology, both
traditional and modern, incorporating handcrafted and industrial production.
Each phase of The Cold Read builds on itself to create a space for the participating artists to initiate and engage in critical discussions, through prompt-based exhibitions and by simply hanging out with one another.
Drawing from years of material research, Lin has created a new body of work that is grounded in the uncanny sense of isolation yet collective experience that has marked our lives during these pandemic years.
Artists include Luz Carabano, Cara Chan, Yimiao Liu, Cheyann Washington, Amelia Lockwood, Jane Margarette, Karen Tepaz, Shana Hoehn, Roksana Pirouzmand and Michael Kennedy Costa.
Grounded in a neon-classical palette, Gonzalez’s cinematic landscapes and Romantic portraiture are part self-portrait, part social commentary.
Dr. Nicole R. Fleetwood will present her talk “Art, Abolition, and Black Feminist Activism” at Mills College’s Lisser Hall with a reception to follow.
Before COVID, each Wednesday night the CCA community would gather on the Oakland campus for exhibition openings and events. Across the gallery spaces on and around campus, there would be art, music, food, and we would toast the accomplishments of graduating students, esteemed faculty, and distinguished alumni.
All of Us All of Us centers on contemporary projects born of collaboration and mentorship and challenges the familiar concept of a solitary photographer addressing aesthetic, technical or socio-political concerns.