Donna Haraway & Copperwoman

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UCSC Professor Emerita, multispecies feminist theorist Donna J. Haraway and Singer/ Songwriter, Copperwoman were the guests on Artists on Art for November 16, 2016.

978-0-8223-6224-1_prDonna spoke about her recently published book, Staying with the Trouble,  Making Kin in the Chthulucene, about provocative new ways to reconfigure our relations to the earth and all its inhabitants in the midst of spiraling ecological devastation.

unnamed-1In the second part of the show, Copperwoman sang and played the guitar live on the radio. Along with Debbie Nargi Brown, they will be hosting CircleSong of Gratitude at the Quaker Meeting House, Sunday, November 20, 2016 from 2-4pm.

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Philip Misevich and Konrad Tuchscherer

Aghosts-poster-smallt the end of October 2016,  the Chicano Latino Research Center and Institute for Humanities Research brought historians, filmmakers, and educators Philip Misevich and Konrad Tuchscherer, of St. John’s University, to come to UCSC for a free, public screening of their movie.

In anticipation of that event, Latin American and Latino Studies, Professor Sylvanna Falcón spoke with them on KZSC’s Artists on Art. Professor Falcón’s research and teaching interests in the areas of human rights, transnational feminism, and racism/anti-racism gave way to an insightful conversation.

imgresThe event,”Ghosts of Amistad: Screening and Q&A with Philip Misevich and Konrad Tuchscherer“, took place, Thursday, October 27, 2016, 7:00-8:30pm, Del Mar Theatre (1124 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz). After the screening, Professors Misevich and Tucsherer joined UC Santa Cruz’s David Anthony and Greg O’Malley in a conversation about forced migration.

Their movie, “Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels,” is the 2016 winner of the American Historical Association’s John E. O’Connor Film Award.

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David Allen Sullivan

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screen-shot-2016-11-05-at-12-07-24-pmSanta Cruz Local, Poet, Author, Educator, and Artist, David Allen Sullivan spoke on Artists on Art about his new book, Take Wingwinner of the 2016 Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize,  and his collaborative translation and poetry project with young Chinese poets.

Take Wing is a beautiful intimate collection of poetry that speaks lyrically of the process of letting go.

David is doing a reading from the book, November 8th at  Well-RED at Works/San José, hosted by Poetry Center San JoséDoors open at 6:30pm and performance begins at 7:00pm.

David’s other books include: Strong-Armed Angels, Every Seed of the Pomegranate, a book of translation from the Arabic of Iraqi Adnan Al-Sayegh, Bombs Have Not Breakfasted Yet, and Black Ice.

David teaches writing at Cabrillo College, where he edits the Porter Gulch Review with his students. For more information please visit, David Allen Sullivan.

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UCSC’S IHR & the CLRC

fullsizerender-1September 28, 2016, Irena Polic, Catherine Ramirez, and Emily Mitchell-Eaton came on to Artists on Art to talk about talk about the upcoming event, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:  Citizenship and the Politics of Exclusion featuring leading labor and migration scholar, Bridget Anderson.

Irene Polic is the Managing Director of IHRCatherine S. Ramirez Associate Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies, Director, Chicano Latino Research Center & Emily Mitchell-Eaton, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Non-citizenship: 2016-17 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation John E. Sawyer Seminar came onto the KZSC to talk about the upcoming event, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:  Citizenship and the Politics of Exclusion.

This event is happening Thursday, October 6, 6:30-8:00pm, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (705 Front Street). It is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to register in advance.  

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Payson McNett

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Paysons-giant-skateboard-684Multi-media artist, sculptor, and adjunct professor at Cabrillo College, Payson McNett came on Artists on Art on August 10, 2016,  to talk about the newest digital art addition, the Fab Lab and two new class offered this Fall 2016, ART 95A, ART 95B available in the Spring. These classes are the first CSU and UC transferable Digital Fabrication Art courses to be offered at California Community Colleges.

The Cabrillo Fab Lab is equipped with state of the art technology to assist students with learning to use contemporary tools opening up new and exciting ways of making and adapting classical techniques to the future of making. The class is equipped with 3d printing and scanning, laser cutting and engraving, vinyl cutting, and cnc router capabilities.

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