Seeing the works by the University of California, Irvine’s MFA students, many of which use leftover material site-specific to the campus, lead me to wonder if they also constitute a kind of leftover material of time.
Hopeful and Aware: MFA Work From CalArts and UC Irvine
The inescapability of the pandemic infiltrates each gesture and concern of the recent MFAs.
Six Black Artists Test the Limits of Portraiture
“The Black Index” at UC Irvine pursues knottier narratives of self-representation.
Thinking About Information Technology as an Evolution in Language
With roots in activism, accessibility, and design, Spectacular Grammar considers technology’s progressive potential for empowerment.
Politics of Space and Belonging and the Right of Return
IRVINE, California – There is a call for Jews to return to Poland — and it’s coming out of Irvine. Well, actually it’s coming from Israeli artist Yael Bartana, whose trilogy … and Europe Will Be Stunned, which occupied the Polish pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year, is currently having its American debut at the University Art Gallery at UC Irvine. The videos present the Jewish Renaissance Movement in Poland (JRMiP), which calls for the return of Jews to Poland to reconstitute the country as it was and make it whole again.