Saturday, August 24

Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn will give a talk Sunday before "Bible Women: The Concert – Voices of our Mothers." The concert will take the traditionally male-dominated narrative of the Torah and reinterpret it with a feminist spin. (Courtesy of Marvin Steindler)

Collaborative concert to reinterpret, give voice to female figures in Torah

Old books can learn new tricks. At least that’s what Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn is trying to prove as she draws messages of gender equality from the Torah. Read more...

Photo: Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn will give a talk Sunday before "Bible Women: The Concert – Voices of our Mothers." The concert will take the traditionally male-dominated narrative of the Torah and reinterpret it with a feminist spin. (Courtesy of Marvin Steindler)

Rabbi Ruth H. Sohn will give a talk Sunday before "Bible Women: The Concert – Voices of our Mothers." The concert will take the traditionally male-dominated narrative of the Torah and reinterpret it with a feminist spin. (Courtesy of Marvin Steindler)

Design media arts regents professor Lars Mueller will give a lecture Tuesday at the Broad Art Center. Through his publishing company, Mueller said he aims to spread art with social messages, utilizing photographs to illuminate text.
(Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Professor uses his book publishing company to encourage social activism in art

This post was updated Jan. 23 at 3:38 p.m. Lars Müller’s publishing company has released over 600 books. Most of the books center around the artistic disciplines he enjoys the most: visual art, architecture, design and photography. Read more...

Photo: Design media arts regents professor Lars Mueller will give a lecture Tuesday at the Broad Art Center. Through his publishing company, Mueller said he aims to spread art with social messages, utilizing photographs to illuminate text. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Design media arts regents professor Lars Mueller will give a lecture Tuesday at the Broad Art Center. Through his publishing company, Mueller said he aims to spread art with social messages, utilizing photographs to illuminate text.
(Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Authors John Prendergest, Chouchou Namegabe and Fidel Bafilemba, alongside photographer Ryan Gosling, discussed their collaborative project at the Fowler Museum: a nonfiction book entitled “Congo Stories.” (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Ryan Gosling joins panel discussion on Congolese resistance to Western exploitation

Ryan Gosling stepped behind the camera to contribute toward the nonfiction book “Congo Stories.” Actor and now photographer Gosling was joined by co-authors John Prendergest and Fidel Bafilemba and afterward author Chouchou Namegabe for a panel discussion hosted Monday afternoon at the Fowler Museum. Read more...

Photo: Authors John Prendergest, Chouchou Namegabe and Fidel Bafilemba, alongside photographer Ryan Gosling, discussed their collaborative project at the Fowler Museum: a nonfiction book entitled “Congo Stories.” (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Authors John Prendergest, Chouchou Namegabe and Fidel Bafilemba, alongside photographer Ryan Gosling, discussed their collaborative project at the Fowler Museum: a nonfiction book entitled “Congo Stories.” (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

The Foodie Space interactive art exhibit creates a location for foodie Instagrammers and other viewers to immerse themselves in whimsical, interactive elements and murals centered around food. (Courtesy of The Foodie Space)

Viewers can immerse themselves in giant food displays at interactive art exhibit

The Foodie Space caters toward food pho-natics and even lets viewers play with their food. The interactive art exhibit, opening Thursday using the building of the now closed Pasadena Museum of California Art, brings fine art to an unexpected audience: the foodie Instagrammers who have no problem holding up a hungry crowd for the perfect picture. Read more...

Photo: The Foodie Space interactive art exhibit creates a location for foodie Instagrammers and other viewers to immerse themselves in whimsical, interactive elements and murals centered around food. (Courtesy of The Foodie Space)

The Foodie Space interactive art exhibit creates a location for foodie Instagrammers and other viewers to immerse themselves in whimsical, interactive elements and murals centered around food. (Courtesy of The Foodie Space)

Jerimiah Sims plays Tony in “452,” a short film following him and Rolland, who wakes up in a mysterious location unable to communicate and relies on physical cues and humming sounds. The film utilizes lengthy silences and heightened music to create a sense of discomfort. (Courtesy of Almarosa Estrada)

Alternating silence and noise serve to frighten audiences in short film ‘452′

Director Andres Esparza utilized everything from cornstarch to food coloring to emphasize the horror in his short film “452.” The third-year English student drew inspiration from horror films like “Hereditary” and “A Quiet Place” to create “452,” which will be finished the first week of November. Read more...

Photo: Jerimiah Sims plays Tony in “452,” a short film following him and Rolland, who wakes up in a mysterious location unable to communicate and relies on physical cues and humming sounds. The film utilizes lengthy silences and heightened music to create a sense of discomfort. (Courtesy of Almarosa Estrada)

Jerimiah Sims plays Tony in “452,” a short film following him and Rolland, who wakes up in a mysterious location unable to communicate and relies on physical cues and humming sounds. The film utilizes lengthy silences and heightened music to create a sense of discomfort. (Courtesy of Almarosa Estrada)


Alumna Alyssa Griego will be combining her original poetry with film in her upcoming self-directed video “Almost Forgotten.” In merging the two mediums, Griego plans on exploring social commentary related to her identity as a queer Chicana woman. 
(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumna’s poetry, film pieces give voice to underrepresented communities

This post was updated Oct. 2 at 2:42 p.m. “Unbroken, / Almost forgotten— / Yet, stronger than ever.” Alyssa Griego’s lyrics are a part of her newest project that combines poetry and film to comment on social issues associated with her identity as a queer Chicana woman. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Alyssa Griego will be combining her original poetry with film in her upcoming self-directed video “Almost Forgotten.” In merging the two mediums, Griego plans on exploring social commentary related to her identity as a queer Chicana woman. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumna Alyssa Griego will be combining her original poetry with film in her upcoming self-directed video “Almost Forgotten.” In merging the two mediums, Griego plans on exploring social commentary related to her identity as a queer Chicana woman. 
(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)