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"How Many Syrians? #1", Mixed media installation, 2016, detail.  (Click to enlarge.)

Rachel Smith is a junior in the UCSC Art Department.  About the first in the "How Many Syrians?" series, she writes, "This piece surrounds the death of Aylan Kurdi.  The day he died, his father lost two sons and his wife and vowed to return to bury his family and live by their graves.  Muhammad Kurdi said on CNN, 'Is there someone whose children are... [more]

Arts Events

  • Take a self-guided, GPS-enabled tour of Collective Museum, the innovative, campus-wide art project by artist group Public Doors and Windows at iascollectivemuseum.com.

    Fri, Apr 1, 2016 to Tue, Dec 31, 2019
    UCSC Campus
  • Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists, scientists, and scholars together for informal presentations and conversations.

    Tue, Oct 4, 2016, 7:00 pm
    Digital Arts Research Center (DARC) 108
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    Fri, Nov 11, 2016 to Sun, Nov 20, 2016
    Mainstage Theater & Digital Arts Research Center (UCSC)
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