Current Events

TRACTION: Art Talks with Tania Bruguera, October 3 Tania Bruguera, 'Tatlin's Whisper #6 (Havana Version)', 2009
TRACTION: Art Talks with Tania Bruguera, October 3

On October 3, UC Santa Cruz's Institute of the Arts and Sciences will launch a new artist lecture series, TRACTION: Art Talks, with a lecture by award winning Cuban artist, Tania Bruguera. The talk will be followed by a discussion moderated by Jennifer A. González, professor of the History of Art and Visual Culture.

Book Release: TJ Demos, Against the Anthropocene, Oct 17
Book Release: TJ Demos, Against the Anthropocene, Oct 17

A discussion between T.J. Demos, Anna Tsing, and Jennifer González to launch Demos' new book: Against the Anthropocene: Visual Culture and Environment Today will take place October 17, 7-9 pm, in Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108. 

LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14 Museum of Capitalism, Andrea Steves and Tim Furstnau
LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists, scientists, and scholars together for informal presentations and conversations.

Marathon Isaac Julien Film Screening, Nov 27-28 Isaac Julien, Western Union Small Boats, 2007
Marathon Isaac Julien Film Screening, Nov 27-28

On November 27-28, the IAS will present a marathon film screening of Isaac Julien's works. Featuring films including The Attendant, Looking for Langston, Territories, Derek, plus many more, the screening will provide a deep look at the influential filmmaker and installation artist's body of works. 

TRACTION: Art Talks with Isaac Julien, November 28 Isaac Julien,
TRACTION: Art Talks with Isaac Julien, November 28

Filmmaker and video installation artist Isaac Julien first gained international attention in the 1980s for his provocative feature films, documentaries and experimental video works exploring black and gay identities.