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UAG to present H.M. & THE AESTHETICS OF MEMORY with Dr. James McGaugh, Kerry Tribe, and Dr. Juli Carson

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UAG TO PRESENT H.M. & THE AESTHETICS OF MEMORY
WITH DR. JAMES MCGAUGH, KERRY TRIBE, AND DR. JULI CARSON

EVENT:   H.M. & THE AESTHETICS OF MEMORY. Roundtable conference focused on the subject of brain imaging, memory, learning, and trauma. Hosted by UAG (University Art Galleries) at UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts and sponsored by UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor’s Arts & Culture Initiative.

SPEAKERS:  Dr. James McGaugh (Founder UCI Department of Neurobiology and Behavior and the first Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory), Kerry Tribe (Artist), and Dr. Juli Carson (Artistic Director for the UAG, Curator, and Moderator). Introduction by Dr. David Trend (Chair of the Department of Art).

WHEN/WHERE:   Thursday, January 28, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Winfred Smith Hall (Reception to follow). UCI Claire Trevor School of
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Professor Joe Lewis in Artists' Talk at Sacramento State

Pump Up the Volume is Jane Dickson and Joe Lewis’ celebration of hip hop’s ascension into a global movement from its earliest moments that they witnessed in the South Bronx. The exhibition consists of approximately 60+ discrete pieces, including portraits of important genre artists, dating from 1979 - 2015. There is also an audio component overlay of 278 songs (18 hours of music) tracing the history of hip-hop music from the Bronx.

Today, from Soweto to Dallas, Mogadishu to Hong Kong, Cairo to Nome; from La Scala to Remy Martin, Nike to Pepsi, and BMW to the Ballet; wherever you are, Street Art, Hip Hop, Graffiti, and Break Dancing are ubiquitous global currency.

 Who would have believed in the 1970s that The South Bronx was the weed in the crack of the pavement of the Western Aesthetic canon whose growth would shatter the dominance of that cultural narrative? That essentially teenage voices, sights, and movements could shake the very foundations of global
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Kerry Tribe’s H.M. Explores Neuroscience and Experimental Filmmaking

KERRY TRIBE’S H.M. EXPLORES NEUROSCIENCE AND EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKING AT UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS UAG
 

IRVINE, Calif. (December 23, 2015) -- The University Art Galleries at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will host H.M. by visual artist Kerry Tribe. The installation is roughly an 18-minute loop that weaves together reenacted footage, found and animated elements and lies somewhere between an experimental documentary and an independent narrative film. The exhibition, focused on neuroscience and experimental filmmaking, will open Saturday, January 9 with a reception open to the public from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm and will exhibit through Saturday, March 12, 2016. There will be a special roundtable event entitled “H.M. & The Aesthetics of Memory” featuring guest speakers Dr. James McGaugh, Kerry Tribe, and Dr. Juli Carson on Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in Winifred Smith Hall.


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Sakina Ibrahim Nominated for NAACP Image Award

Author, performer and dance educator Sakina Ibrahim (MFA 2014) has been nominated for the 47th Annual NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work Instructional for her self-published book Big Words to Little Me: Advice to the Younger Self. Big Words to Little Me serves as a creative approach towards self-development that focuses on addressing personal and collective challenges, in order to discover the power of choice and determination. Sakina demonstrates her dedication to help young people develop the tools necessary to navigate life’s challenges, in order to lead happy and healthy lives. Sakina graduated from Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School, received her Bachelors of Fine Arts from University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA and a Masters of Fine Arts from University of California, Irvine. The official award will be announced on February 5th, 2016 in Los Angeles.
47th Annual NAACP
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Tony DeLap Featured in Coast Magazine

Tony DeLap was a Professor of Art at UC Irvine from 1965 until 1991. He has collections at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Guggenheim in New York, as well as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Laguna Art Museum. To read the full article click on the link. www.coastmagazine.com/articles/artist-3511-tony-delap.html


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“American Alchemy”, by Professor Joe Lewis, at the Newport Beach Public Library

“American Alchemy”, by Professor of Art Joe Lewis, will be on display at the Newport Beach Public Library from November 2 - December 4, 2015. For more information click on the link. www.newportbeachlibrary.org/events 


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Michael Moshe Dahan in Solo Exhibition at the John Sloan Art Gallery at Lock Haven University

Michael Moshe Dahan (MFA 2015) has a solo exhibition "Two Points of Failure" at the John Sloan Art Gallery at Lock Haven University, which opened October 26, 2015.


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