|'Solitary Garden' imagines a landscape without prisons||
'Solitary Garden' imagines a landscape without prisons
Solitary Garden—a public art project created to protest solitary confinement and mass incarceration—will open at UC Santa Cruz with a public reception on November 5 at the Baskin Arts Studios.
|Traction: Art Talks 2019/20||
Traction: Art Talks 2019/20
Traction: Art Talks is a twice-quarterly artist speaker series launched by UCSC’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) in 2017. The goal is to introduce students and the public to some of the most important artists working today.
|IAS Receives Warhol Foundation Grant for Harrisons' "Future Garden"||
IAS Receives Warhol Foundation Grant for Harrisons' "Future Garden"
We are thrilled to announce that the Institute of the Arts and Sciences received one of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts' spring 2018 grants. It will provide $57,000 in support of the Harrison Studio's A Future Garden for the Central Coast of California at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden.
|FOREST (for a thousand years...) in the San Francisco Chronicle||
FOREST (for a thousand years...) in the San Francisco Chronicle
Read Charles Desmarais' review of Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller's FOREST (for a thousand years...), on view at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden through June 30, 2018, sponsored by the IAS in collaboration wit
|Santa Cruz Sentinel covers IAS spring exhibitions||
Santa Cruz Sentinel covers IAS spring exhibitions
|UCSC to present environmental video installation at SF’s Minnesota Street Project||
UCSC to present environmental video installation at SF’s Minnesota Street Project
"UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) will present a dramatic, four-screen video installation in San Francisco, hosted and co-sponsored by Minnesota Street Project (MSP), the city’s new contemporary art venue, from May 20 through June 24.
|Local hands contribute to UCSC coral reef crochet exhibit||
Local hands contribute to UCSC coral reef crochet exhibit
A piece in the Santa Cruz Sentinel highlights the processes of learning and collaboration that are making the UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef a reality.
|Reef madness: A coral grows at UC Santa Cruz||
Reef madness: A coral grows at UC Santa Cruz
StoryCruz sat in on one of our crochet circles and made a podcast about the experience.
|The Unlikely Marriage of Crochet and Climate Change||
The Unlikely Marriage of Crochet and Climate Change
'All hail the Pussy Hat, the charming, knitted-or-crocheted pink cap, designed to raise awareness of women’s rights. It’s hard to point to anything that has so captured the global imagination and sung the praises of needlecraft at the same time.
|The Crochet Coral Reef, as installed at UC Santa Cruz.||
The Crochet Coral Reef, as installed at UC Santa Cruz.
"At the IFF, we have long admired UCSC’s legendary History of Consciousness program, an important site of interdisciplinary research and practice.