Sunday, October 20, 2019
Workshop | October 20 | 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)
Mahealani Uchiyama, master teaching artist in Hula, Cal Performances
Led by Māhealani Uchiyama
Experience a kinetic introduction to Hula, the indigenous dance of Hawai'i, with Bay Area Hula artist, Māhea Uchiyama. This ancient, healing art form uses the body to perpetuate knowledge of the ancestors and appreciate nature. The class leads into the afternoon performance by Hālau O Kekuhi, an honored troupe of Hilo from Hawaii's Big Island that... More >
Workshop | October 20 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In anticipation of the Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers, join FLACC artists and dance makers Liz Boubion and Karla Quintero for a workshop in site-specific performance making. Using sound, movement, expression, and improvisation, participants will map the architecture and conjure the history of the BAMPFA building, activating its creative potential as a performance space.... More >
Workshop | October 20 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | East Asian Library, Art History Seminar Room
Trenton Wilson, EALC,UC Berkeley; Michael Nylan, History, UC Berkeley; Natasha Heller, Religious Studies, University of Virginia; Thomas Hahn, Berkeley independent scholar
This session, while designed for graduate students, is open to the public. Talks will be 35 minutes each, so as to leave ample time for discussion.
Workshop theme and impetus:
Zhu Xi (1130-1200), echoing Wang Bis (226-249) reading of the Analects, wrote, "to anticipate duplicity and dishonesty will, I fear, give rise to a mechanical mind" (jixie zhi xin). Following after Zhu Xi, we might say... More >
Workshop | October 20 | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In conjunction with the exhibition The San Quentin Project, two workshops offer artmaking experiences that draw on somatic and expressive arts therapy to explore resilience. Painting can engage peoples innate creativity and capacity to heal through integrating sensory, emotional, and thinking processes in a soothing, exploratory, and enjoyable way.
No prior art experience needed.
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