Monday, September 23

(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)
(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)

Design media arts graduate student Erin Cooney is making a piece for the “Context Collapse” exhibition. The piece, she said, will include a body made out of clothing filled with plastic debris to represent immigration and climate crisis. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Design media arts MFA exhibition to experiment with context via multiple mediums

The cues and contexts of human interaction are stripped away online and on social media where different backgrounds, environments and points in time crash together, according to the theory of “context collapse.” The UCLA Department of Design Media Arts 2020 MFA class’ fall group show, “Context Collapse,” explores how that idea comes to play in art – the idea that multiple works coming from vastly different perspectives viewed together can create a new context of understanding. Read more...

Design media arts graduate student Erin Cooney is making a piece for the “Context Collapse” exhibition. The piece, she said, will include a body made out of clothing filled with plastic debris to represent immigration and climate crisis. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

"Coach: An Evening with John Wooden" will tell the story of John Wooden off the courts. The production will center around the love shared between Wooden and his wife, Nell Wooden. John Wooden will be portrayed by former basketball player and actor, Beau Bridges. (Daily Bruin file photo)
"Coach: An Evening with John Wooden" will tell the story of John Wooden off the courts. The production will center around the love shared between Wooden and his wife, Nell Wooden. John Wooden will be portrayed by former basketball player and actor, Beau Bridges. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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

The LA-based non-profit Justice Rising hosted a  photo gallery exhibition at Upside Down Café featuring photos of the students they help in Eastern Congo. The organization works to promote secondary education in the country, where they build schoolhouses and hire local teachers to educate children. 
(Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)
The LA-based non-profit Justice Rising hosted a  photo gallery exhibition at Upside Down Café featuring photos of the students they help in Eastern Congo. The organization works to promote secondary education in the country, where they build schoolhouses and hire local teachers to educate children. 
(Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

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Emeritus professors build community involvement as LA architecture tour docents

Appreciating the Millennium Biltmore Hotel for its Beaux Arts architecture and interior usage takes some Los Angeles immersion and education. To raise awareness for LA’s historic landmarks, Michael Goldstein and his wife, Judith Siegel, emeritus professors for the UCLA School of Public Health, serve as volunteer docents for the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Historic Downtown Walking Tour. Read more...

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(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)
(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)


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