Past Events

Curator Talk with Mark Nash and Jennifer González
Curator Talk with Mark Nash and Jennifer González

Join independent curator and writer Mark Nash and Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture Jennifer González for a conversation about approaches to curatorial practice. 

12:15- 1:45 pm, Wedensday, November 29
Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 206

TRACTION: Art Talks with Isaac Julien, November 28
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.

Isaac Julien Marathon Film Screening, Nov 27-28
Isaac Julien Marathon Film Screening, Nov 27-28

On November 27-28, the IAS will present a marathon film screening of Black British filmmaker Isaac Julien's extensive body of works culminating in the screening of the newly released remastered and extended Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask. Immediately following the screening on Tuesday, November 29, Isaac Julien will be in conversa

LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14
LASER (Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous), November 14

 

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

Field trip to SFMOMA and Yerba Buena for Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Faculty, October 27
Field trip to SFMOMA and Yerba Buena for Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Faculty, October 27

We invite UC Santa Cruz undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty to join us for a field trip to San Francisco area museums October 27, 2017. Meet others in the university community interested in art, and visit SFMOMA and Yerba Buena, two of the leading institutions of modern and contemporary art in San Francisco.

Connect the Arts & Sciences and Learn About the IAS Art Projects at the Arboretum
Connect the Arts & Sciences and Learn About the IAS Art Projects at the Arboretum

Drop in at the Arboretum on Saturday, October 21, between 2–5 pm, for tours of the innovative exhibitions curated by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden.

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. 

TRACTION: Art Talks with Tania Bruguera, October 3
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.

Propagate: Art Pedagogies Retreat Teach-in
Propagate: Art Pedagogies Retreat Teach-in

Conventional art pedagogies have long been subject to critical intervention by artists and academics seeking to question the canon and broaden the focus of art's histories and practices. Propagate will convene a small working group of artists, critics and scholars to take up questions of critical pedagogy both inside and outside the uni

Unearthing Disaster I & II by Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson, May 20- June 24
Unearthing Disaster I & II by Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson, May 20- June 24

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences of UCSC Arts Division is pleased to present:

Unearthing Disaster I & II by Angela Melitopoulos and Angela Anderson
Minnesota Street Project
1275 Minnesota St. 
San Francisco, CA
May 20 - June 24, 2017