Screens and Scenes at the 49th MFA Show at BAMPFA
Ehren Tool, the full Tool and nothing but the Tool in the NYT Magazine
For the forty-ninth year, BAMPFA and Art Practice jointly present an exhibition of works by Berkeley Master of Fine Arts graduates. This year’s exhibition includes the exceptional work of Tia Cabral aka Spellling, Ricki Dwyer, Heesoo Kwon, Gabriella Willenz, and Connie Zheng.
Liminal Space: Senior Thesis Exhibition
Congratulations to UC Berkeley Art Practice Ceramics Studio Manager and Lecturer Ehren Tool for his full profile in the NYT Magazine on 05/01/2019. The extensive article describes his career as a Marine, what he learned from it, and how his experiences inspire his art.
SFMOMA’s SECA Award winners
The UC Berkeley 2019 Senior Thesis Exhibition, Liminal Space, offers a reflection on the boundary of liminal space that the graduating seniors find themselves in.
Prof. Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello Pioneer 3-D Printing for Buildings
Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Sahar Khoury and Marlon Mullen were chosen by SFMOMA as the winners of 2019’s SECA Art Awards. Two out of the three winners have ties with UC Berkeley.
How Art Can Be Thought: New Book by Allan deSouza
Ronald Rael has been an affiliated faculty member of Art Practice since 2012. The New York Times featured an extensive and celebratory profile of their work, much of which is connected to Art Practice’s Ceramics Studio.
MOMA Acquires Stephanie Syjuco's Cargo Cult Series of Photographs
Allan deSouza is discussing his new book on art pedagogy, “How Art can be Thought” inspires engaged dialog about the role of art as a force of renewal, memory, identity and community. The book tour continues…
DJ Spooky and Greg Niemeyer Launch Quantopia
MOMA acquired all seven of Stephanie Syjuco’s Cargo Cult photographs after exhibiting them in the 2018 "Being: New Photography” exhibit.
Quantopia is a multimedia performance celebrating the evolution of the internet. Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky composed music to underscore the epic convergence of technological innovation and social progress and Greg Niemeyer directed visualizations to complement the music. Visualizations included a VR interface developed by Medium Labs, a network simulation developed by Roger Antonsen, and a montage by Greg Niemeyer based on historical records from the Internet Archive. The project was funded by the Peder Sather Grant and the Hewlett Foundation, and is now touring around the world.