Sunday, March 24

Panelists at the second annual Spark Change Summit at the James Bridges Theater on Friday discussed how to make an impact in mainstream entertainment and how social justice entertainment is gaining more popularity. (Courtesy of Devon Danksy)
Panelists at the second annual Spark Change Summit at the James Bridges Theater on Friday discussed how to make an impact in mainstream entertainment and how social justice entertainment is gaining more popularity. (Courtesy of Devon Danksy)

Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of “Thick: And Other Essays,” spoke with author Roxane Gay at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday evening. The two discussed topics ranging from HGTV celebrities to Cottom’s essays, which consider black feminist theory. (Courtesy of Hammer Museum)
Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of “Thick: And Other Essays,” spoke with author Roxane Gay at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday evening. The two discussed topics ranging from HGTV celebrities to Cottom’s essays, which consider black feminist theory. (Courtesy of Hammer Museum)

Liliana Epps, a third-year gender studies student, Kayli Masuda, a first-year chemical engineering student, and Ariana Mamnoon, a fourth-year geography and environmental systems and society student (left to right), helped organize an environmental art show to kick off the Renewable Energy Association's Waste Awareness Week. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)
Liliana Epps, a third-year gender studies student, Kayli Masuda, a first-year chemical engineering student, and Ariana Mamnoon, a fourth-year geography and environmental systems and society student (left to right), helped organize an environmental art show to kick off the Renewable Energy Association's Waste Awareness Week. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

In the two hour long workshops, Ribisi gives attendees as much time as they need to write, and then allows them to share if they wish. She gives some guidance on how to structure poetry, a powerful format for expressing difficult emotions, she said. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)
In the two hour long workshops, Ribisi gives attendees as much time as they need to write, and then allows them to share if they wish. She gives some guidance on how to structure poetry, a powerful format for expressing difficult emotions, she said. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Nico Young, a first-year art student, said his favorite art medium is photography. When Young was in high school, he published a 12-page spread with The New York Times Magazine about life in high school through a high school student's point of view. He then published is own photography book titled "Fire at School." (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Nico Young, a first-year art student, said his favorite art medium is photography. When Young was in high school, he published a 12-page spread with The New York Times Magazine about life in high school through a high school student's point of view. He then published is own photography book titled "Fire at School." (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Graduate art student Coleman Collins played basketball professionally in countries such as Ukraine, Germany and Bahrain for over a decade. Now, he's studying art at UCLA and said his experiences abroad help inspire his artwork. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)
Graduate art student Coleman Collins played basketball professionally in countries such as Ukraine, Germany and Bahrain for over a decade. Now, he's studying art at UCLA and said his experiences abroad help inspire his artwork. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

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Professor’s sculptural video installation to illuminate Philadelphia

Jennifer Steinkamp was, like Benjamin Franklin, intrigued by electricity. For her latest art piece, Steinkamp, a design media arts professor, created a sculptural video installation, titled “Winter Fountains,” which will be illuminated sunset to midnight from Thursday to March 18 as a part of the centennial celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Read more...

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