Tuesday, June 25

In alumna and artist Pinar Yoldas' 2016 installation “Global Warming Hot Yoga Studio,” attendees were challenged to do yoga while the words "GLOBAL WARMING" radiated heat into the room. She said her art helps connect the cause-and-effect relationships between actions and climate change. (Courtesy of Pinar Yoldas)

Alumna delivers lecture on role the arts play in environmental awareness

Pinar Yoldas challenged her gallery attendees to an interactive yoga session in a dark, hot room. The necessary heat radiated from a glowing red sign reading “GLOBAL WARMING.” Alumna and artist Yoldas discussed her 2016 installation, “Global Warming Hot Yoga Studio,” in UCLA’s Counterforce Now lecture series Thursday entitled, “Causality is Broken: Can We Fix It With Art and Design?” Her installations use sensory experiences to highlight the relationship between everyday behavior and environmental harm, she said. Read more...

In alumna and artist Pinar Yoldas' 2016 installation “Global Warming Hot Yoga Studio,” attendees were challenged to do yoga while the words "GLOBAL WARMING" radiated heat into the room. She said her art helps connect the cause-and-effect relationships between actions and climate change. (Courtesy of Pinar Yoldas)

(Courtesy of Jeff Lorch)
(Courtesy of Jeff Lorch)

Graduate student Jantsankhorol Erdenebayar displayed his exhibit entitled “Where is the Spirit Today?” at the MFA art showcase. His exhibit draws from his cultural heritage and incorporates the concept of the Mongolian lunar calendar. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Graduate student Jantsankhorol Erdenebayar displayed his exhibit entitled “Where is the Spirit Today?” at the MFA art showcase. His exhibit draws from his cultural heritage and incorporates the concept of the Mongolian lunar calendar. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA alumnus Jason George worked as a producer for "Vice" and conducted research for the film. George used personal anecdotes from people who knew Dick Cheney to connect his research to the film's comedic digressions. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)
UCLA alumnus Jason George worked as a producer for "Vice" and conducted research for the film. George used personal anecdotes from people who knew Dick Cheney to connect his research to the film's comedic digressions. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Columnist Nina Young first viewed “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” with her father eight years ago. Since then, the film has become a comforting background track while she cooks, showers or studies. While attending a screening of the film, Young danced in her seat to the film's garage-rock-band score. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)
Columnist Nina Young first viewed “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” with her father eight years ago. Since then, the film has become a comforting background track while she cooks, showers or studies. While attending a screening of the film, Young danced in her seat to the film's garage-rock-band score. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

"The Devil Wears Prada" screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna was present at an interactive screening of the 2006 film at the 2018 Vulture Festival LA. Ardent fans gathered at The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel to listen to Brosh McKenna's live commentary, answer trivia questions and watch Meryl Streep on screen once more. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)
"The Devil Wears Prada" screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna was present at an interactive screening of the 2006 film at the 2018 Vulture Festival LA. Ardent fans gathered at The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel to listen to Brosh McKenna's live commentary, answer trivia questions and watch Meryl Streep on screen once more. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)

The Old Town Music Hall's screening of the comedy-Western classic "My Little Chickadee" revived the classic flick for attendees while featuring vintage 1920s elements, such as musical singalongs and comedy shorts preceding the film. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)
The Old Town Music Hall's screening of the comedy-Western classic "My Little Chickadee" revived the classic flick for attendees while featuring vintage 1920s elements, such as musical singalongs and comedy shorts preceding the film. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)


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