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Arts theses depart from the norm in the face of Covid-19

By SOPHIE HILAND

May 14, 2020

Due to the switch to remote learning, many seniors' well-planned projects saw drastic yet necessary shifts, in terms of content and media, this semester.

Artist Shows How New Biotechnology Reimagines Art

Heather Dewey-Hagborg poses with portraits created from stray DNA strands. (Courtesy)

By Adrian Leong

March 12, 2014

What do the words “transdisciplinary artist” evoke to you? Last Monday, Heather Dewey-Hagborg, self-described “information artist,” gave a public lecture in the Johnson Memorial Building about how she uses art as an avenue for active inquiry into the ethics of various kinds of modern-day technologies,...

Burka Fitting at Ross

Burka Fitting at Ross

By Gregory Woolston

December 8, 2012

On Wednesday, Dec. 4 artist Marie Rim engaged students in her latest project, "Burka Fittings Across America." With a mirror and billboard set up outside of Ross Dining Hall, Rim asked passersby if they wanted to try on and look at themselves in a burka. "Through sensory means, the project explores otherne...

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