Sunday, May 26

Graduate student Sam Congdon featured male performers and plaster objects as part of the opening showing of "An Unreal Unity." His project, part of the design media arts exhibition, is titled “Buddy Party (Propositional Un-memberment for a Brighter Future).” (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)
Graduate student Sam Congdon featured male performers and plaster objects as part of the opening showing of "An Unreal Unity." His project, part of the design media arts exhibition, is titled “Buddy Party (Propositional Un-memberment for a Brighter Future).” (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

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)

To avoid misconceptions surrounding childbirth, Carmen Winant said she used intimate photos of women at various points in the birthing process in her collage work “My Birth.” Winant said she wanted to convey the women’s shocking yet beautiful emotions through the her installation. (Courtesy of Luke Stettner)
To avoid misconceptions surrounding childbirth, Carmen Winant said she used intimate photos of women at various points in the birthing process in her collage work “My Birth.” Winant said she wanted to convey the women’s shocking yet beautiful emotions through the her installation. (Courtesy of Luke Stettner)

Theater students Oscar Revelins and Frank Demma play a cold caller and a satanic magician whose fates become intertwined in "The Answer to Your Prayers," an upcoming play. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)
Theater students Oscar Revelins and Frank Demma play a cold caller and a satanic magician whose fates become intertwined in "The Answer to Your Prayers," an upcoming play. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Ina Conradi, an Art|Sci Center resident and associate professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, created “Elysian Fields," a short digital media film meant to honor her late father for his military service. The film features fighter planes and a depiction of the afterlife. (Courtesy of Ina Conradi)
Ina Conradi, an Art|Sci Center resident and associate professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, created “Elysian Fields," a short digital media film meant to honor her late father for his military service. The film features fighter planes and a depiction of the afterlife. (Courtesy of Ina Conradi)

Graduate students of acting, directing and playwriting will present “A Creation Myth,” a play that will run Thursday through Saturday and focuses on a group of gods who rule over order and chaos in the human world. 
(Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)
Graduate students of acting, directing and playwriting will present “A Creation Myth,” a play that will run Thursday through Saturday and focuses on a group of gods who rule over order and chaos in the human world. 
(Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Shiyu Ji (left), a third-year statistics student, and Siyuan Chen (right), a fourth-year mechanical engineering student, will both perform in the CFan Chinese Theater Group's production of "An Enemy of the People.” The play follows a local doctor as he investigates a potentially contaminated spring but receives resistance from his community. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)
Shiyu Ji (left), a third-year statistics student, and Siyuan Chen (right), a fourth-year mechanical engineering student, will both perform in the CFan Chinese Theater Group's production of "An Enemy of the People.” The play follows a local doctor as he investigates a potentially contaminated spring but receives resistance from his community. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)


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