Past Events

Visualizing Abolition with Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent, October 20, 2020 Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent
Visualizing Abolition with Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent, October 20, 2020

Join Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent, noted antiprison activists, scholars, and educators, for an online conversation about critical issues in the arts, visual culture, and abolition.

LASER Talks, October 13, 2020 LASER Talks, October 13, 2020

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is an international program bringing together artists, scientists, and scholars for presentations and conversations.

How Did Life Begin? A Special Edition of LASER Talks with Bruce Damer and David Deamer, August 6, 2020 How Did Life Begin? A Special Edition of LASER Talks with Bruce Damer and David Deamer, August 6, 2020

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is an international program bringing together artists, scientists, and scholars for presentations and conversations.

POSTPONED: Traction: Art Talk with Sharon Hayes, May 26 Sharon Hayes, From in the Near Future, 2005
POSTPONED: Traction: Art Talk with Sharon Hayes, May 26

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POSTPONED: Moor Mother at Kuumbwa Jazz, May15
POSTPONED: Moor Mother at Kuumbwa Jazz, May15

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Institute of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to partner with Indexical and Kuumbwa Jazz to present Moor Mother & Las Sucias.

Social activism fused with Afrofuturism – riotgrrrl lyrics melded with Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

POSTPONED! New York Barring Freedom UCSC Alumni Reception, May 2 Titus Kaphar and Reginald Dwayne Betts, Untitled, Redaction Project, 2019
POSTPONED! New York Barring Freedom UCSC Alumni Reception, May 2

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UC Santa Cruz alumni, family, and friends, join UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences for a reception celebrating the opening of Barring Freedom in New York.

POSTPONED: New York Barring Freedom Event: Reginald Dwayne Betts, May 2 Photo credit: Mamadi Doumbouya
POSTPONED: New York Barring Freedom Event: Reginald Dwayne Betts, May 2

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POSTPONED: New York Barring Freedom Event: Craig Haney and Sherrill Roland, May 1 Sherrill Roland, Fig Leaf on Cell, #19, #45, 2019
POSTPONED: New York Barring Freedom Event: Craig Haney and Sherrill Roland, May 1

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POSTPONED: Arthur Jafa, The White Album Screening and Discussion Arthur Jafa, Still from The White Album (2018). Photo courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York/Rome; commissioned by the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA). © Arthur Jafa, 2018
POSTPONED: Arthur Jafa, The White Album Screening and Discussion

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The Institute of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to collaborate with the Center for Creative Ecologies and Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery on a special one-day continuous screening of Arthur Jafa's The White Album, 2018, followed by a roundtable and discussion. 

POSTPONED: Radical Crafting at Solitary Garden jackie sumell, Solitary Garden, UC Santa Cruz Installation view, 2019
POSTPONED: Radical Crafting at Solitary Garden

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Join UC Santa Cruz undergraduates Jocelyn Lopez-Anleu ('20 Stevenson) and Chloe Murr ('20 Porter) for a screen printing and letter writing workshop at Solitary Garden.