Monday, February 18


Zhu Pei, the creator of the Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum in China, will lecture at UCLA on Monday. Pei said he works with a location's cultural background when designing buildings. (Courtesy of Zhupei)

Q&A: Architect to speak at UCLA roots contemporary design in cultural history

Zhu Pei weaves traditional Chinese culture into architecture in an attempt to preserve the past, he said. An architect based in China, Pei founded Studio Zhu-Pei in Beijing, envisioning projects such as the contemporary Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum, a spacious place for locals to gather. Read more...

Photo: Zhu Pei, the creator of the Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum in China, will lecture at UCLA on Monday. Pei said he works with a location's cultural background when designing buildings. (Courtesy of Zhupei)

Zhu Pei, the creator of the Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum in China, will lecture at UCLA on Monday. Pei said he works with a location's cultural background when designing buildings. (Courtesy of Zhupei)

Jamilah Sabur draws inspiration from geographic data for her pieces like “Stream Gradient” (pictured above), and a video installation which will be on display at the Hammer Museum until May 5. (Courtesy of Jamilah Sabur and Nina Johnson)

Hammer installation explores expression of space, contemplates on rituals

Tectonic plates and underwater acoustics are inspirations for Jamilah Sabur’s artwork. Sabur, a Miami-based artist, created a video installation inspired by geographic and oceanic data. Her work is currently on display at the Hammer Museum, and will be showcased until May 5. Read more...

Photo: Jamilah Sabur draws inspiration from geographic data for her pieces like “Stream Gradient” (pictured above), and a video installation which will be on display at the Hammer Museum until May 5. (Courtesy of Jamilah Sabur and Nina Johnson)

Jamilah Sabur draws inspiration from geographic data for her pieces like “Stream Gradient” (pictured above), and a video installation which will be on display at the Hammer Museum until May 5. (Courtesy of Jamilah Sabur and Nina Johnson)

Third-year aerospace engineering student Ryan Weber creates “glitch art,” which is made by manipulating electronics physically or digitally in ways they are not originally intended to be used. His work will be on display at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery as a part of the Bruin ArtPop exhibition. 
(Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA students to display personal art styles in pop-up show

Live music, digital illustrations, photographs and clothing all feature in Bruin ArtPop. The pop-up art show, which will take place Friday at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery, is the first in a series of exhibitions curator Neha Dhiman said she hopes to plan. Read more...

Photo: Third-year aerospace engineering student Ryan Weber creates “glitch art,” which is made by manipulating electronics physically or digitally in ways they are not originally intended to be used. His work will be on display at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery as a part of the Bruin ArtPop exhibition. (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Third-year aerospace engineering student Ryan Weber creates “glitch art,” which is made by manipulating electronics physically or digitally in ways they are not originally intended to be used. His work will be on display at the Kerckhoff Art Gallery as a part of the Bruin ArtPop exhibition. 
(Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. 
(Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)

Alumna takes lead role in play about intersections of love, science, identity

“Paradise” features an intellectual Muslim student to illuminate stories that are often ignored in theater, said actor Jeff Marlow. The play makes its West Coast debut at the Odyssey Theatre on Saturday and will run through Feb. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. (Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)

Alumna Medalion Rahimi and actor Jeff Marlow star in “Paradise,” a play following their two characters – an optimistic student and her bitter science teacher – as they band together to get Rahimi’s character a scholarship. Rahimi said her character diverges from the stereotypical portrayal of many Muslim characters in media. 
(Courtesy of Earl Gibson III)

Alfred Molina stars in “A Walk in the Woods,” which follows Russian diplomat Andrey Botvinnik and American arms negotiator John Honeyman while they discuss the politics during the Cold War. (Courtesy of Matt Petit)

Cold War play focuses on relevant political issues via character juxtaposition

A discussion between a Russian and an American provides a glimpse into the Cold War era. “A Walk in the Woods”premiers at the James Bridges Theater at UCLA on Friday, featuring a cast of just two actors. Read more...

Photo: Alfred Molina stars in “A Walk in the Woods,” which follows Russian diplomat Andrey Botvinnik and American arms negotiator John Honeyman while they discuss the politics during the Cold War. (Courtesy of Matt Petit)

Alfred Molina stars in “A Walk in the Woods,” which follows Russian diplomat Andrey Botvinnik and American arms negotiator John Honeyman while they discuss the politics during the Cold War. (Courtesy of Matt Petit)

Processing Community Day aims to teach individuals the basics of computer programming and coding in art. Lauren McCarthy, an assistant professor at UCLA, worked with the lead organizer of the event. (Courtesy of Processing Foundation)

Inclusive coding event hopes to encourage art, activism in the field

Lauren McCarthy wanted to bring coding and activism together in a way that is interactive and accessible. To do so, she worked with Xin Xin, the director and lead organizer of Processing Community Day, and Casey Reas, a design media arts professor and the co-creator of Processing, a software that allows coding within the visual arts. Read more...

Photo: Processing Community Day aims to teach individuals the basics of computer programming and coding in art. Lauren McCarthy, an assistant professor at UCLA, worked with the lead organizer of the event. (Courtesy of Processing Foundation)

Processing Community Day aims to teach individuals the basics of computer programming and coding in art. Lauren McCarthy, an assistant professor at UCLA, worked with the lead organizer of the event. (Courtesy of Processing Foundation)