Saturday, July 21

Alumnus Meleko Mokgosi painted 21 works as a part of his series "Bread, Butter, and Power, using various nontraditional techniques,
such as painting directly on the canvas and using different oils for skin tones, in order to more accurately depict African skin tones.
(Courtesy of Meleko Mokgosi and Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles)

Alumnus’ art uses novel techniques to portray southern African feminism

Meleko Mokgosi condensed one year of research into 21 paintings. The alumnus’ series of paintings, “Bread, Butter, and Power,” which is on view at the Fowler Museum until July 1, explores the theme of feminism in postcolonial southern Africa. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Meleko Mokgosi painted 21 works as a part of his series "Bread, Butter, and Power, using various nontraditional techniques, such as painting directly on the canvas and using different oils for skin tones, in order to more accurately depict African skin tones. (Courtesy of Meleko Mokgosi and Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles)

Alumnus Meleko Mokgosi painted 21 works as a part of his series "Bread, Butter, and Power, using various nontraditional techniques,
such as painting directly on the canvas and using different oils for skin tones, in order to more accurately depict African skin tones.
(Courtesy of Meleko Mokgosi and Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles)


In the art installation "Brainstorming: Empathy,"
 participants wear EEG-equipped headpieces, allowing them to see each other's brain wave activity through colored LEDs, resulting in wordless communication. (courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

Design media arts professor creates neuroscience-based installation

It may not be possible to read other people’s minds, but viewers can now see what two people are feeling through the art installation “BrainStorming: Empathy.” Victoria Vesna, a design media arts professor and Mark Cohen, a neuroscience professor in residence created “BrainStorming: Empathy,” a piece of performance and experiential art, after four years of work. Read more...

Photo: In the art installation "Brainstorming: Empathy," participants wear EEG-equipped headpieces, allowing them to see each other's brain wave activity through colored LEDs, resulting in wordless communication. (courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

In the art installation "Brainstorming: Empathy,"
 participants wear EEG-equipped headpieces, allowing them to see each other's brain wave activity through colored LEDs, resulting in wordless communication. (courtesy of Victoria Vesna)

Christian Stockwell, a fourth-year philosophy student, is working on a new song titled "chosen," which references football and UCLA's own quarterback Josh Rosen. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Student’s new song showcases upbeat style, fosters football spirit

Bruins will soon have a new song they can sing along to at gameday tailgates. Christian Stockwell, a fourth-year philosophy student who produces music under the pseudonym “cenzo,” is currently working on an R&B, hip-hop song called “chosen” that will be released in late December. Read more...

Photo: Christian Stockwell, a fourth-year philosophy student, is working on a new song titled "chosen," which references football and UCLA's own quarterback Josh Rosen. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Christian Stockwell, a fourth-year philosophy student, is working on a new song titled "chosen," which references football and UCLA's own quarterback Josh Rosen. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

(courtesy of Jagjaguwar)

Album review: ‘Phases’

Angel Olsen’s “Phases” sends listeners through cycles of love and longing set against hypnotizing guitar chords. At first listen, the album sounds like a random mix of songs without any rhyme or reason. Read more...

Photo: (courtesy of Jagjaguwar)

(courtesy of Jagjaguwar)

Actress Elisabeth Moss plays an American journalist named Anne who sleeps with the main character Christian (Claes Bang). During the movie, she confronts Christian about their romantic connection in a museum, which is overheard by the docent. (Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

Movie review: ‘The Square’

“The Square” is completely out of the box. The 2017 satire drama film by writer-director Ruben Östlund is a captivating spectacle of understated humor, with cleverly written moments of discomfort and thought-provoking actions. Read more...

Photo: Actress Elisabeth Moss plays an American journalist named Anne who sleeps with the main character Christian (Claes Bang). During the movie, she confronts Christian about their romantic connection in a museum, which is overheard by the docent. (Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

Actress Elisabeth Moss plays an American journalist named Anne who sleeps with the main character Christian (Claes Bang). During the movie, she confronts Christian about their romantic connection in a museum, which is overheard by the docent. (Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

Anderson School of Management alumna Eunice Cho founded AELLA, a fashion company that creates professional clothing for women made out of activewear-inspired material, primarily focusing on pants. Cho said she hopes to offer a solution for women who struggle to find well-fitting, flattering pants. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Alumna creates women’s pants suitable for comfort, business needs

The athleisure trend was too casual for Eunice Cho’s taste, so she designed a pant that works in a business setting but feels like a activewear. Read more...

Photo: Anderson School of Management alumna Eunice Cho founded AELLA, a fashion company that creates professional clothing for women made out of activewear-inspired material, primarily focusing on pants. Cho said she hopes to offer a solution for women who struggle to find well-fitting, flattering pants. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Anderson School of Management alumna Eunice Cho founded AELLA, a fashion company that creates professional clothing for women made out of activewear-inspired material, primarily focusing on pants. Cho said she hopes to offer a solution for women who struggle to find well-fitting, flattering pants. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)


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