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Art of Change Podcast

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The 2021 Irwin Scholars talk about the personal challenges of studying and working remotely, while also trying to create work for a virtual exhibition during a pandemic. Entitled Fabricating Solace, the Irwin exhibition opens online on June 3, 2021.

Monday, April 12, 2021

After over 30 years at UC Santa Cruz, Professor Danny Scheie is retiring from teaching, but thankfully not from acting.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Theater director Don Williams is joined in conversation by two alumni from UC Santa Cruz's African American Theater Arts Troupe (AATAT) Ms.

Friday, June 12, 2020

The annual Social Documentation (SocDoc) Graduate Exhibition presents premieres of master's thesis documentaries by graduate students in our M.F.A. program. In this episode, six of the students talk about their films.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Irwin 2020: Collective Solitude exhibition went virtual this year, and the outstanding student artists talk about the challenges of not only doing their work in isolation, but also coming together to produce a virtual show using a 3D tool c

Jimin Lee
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Professor Jimin Lee's work explores themes of mobility, displacement and labor on the personal and social level as seen in traffic, places of transport, or objects that move or are "in transit" -- travel in both the daily and in the migratory sense.

A.M. Darke
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Game designer, conceptual artist, and protester Professor A.M. Darke shares stories of her work around race, identity, gender (including Kanye West), and even a bit of joy for dungeons and dragons.

Jennifer Maytorena Taylor
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Professor Jennifer Maytorena Taylor's work is regularly seen around the world through broadcast, film festivals, and theatrical screenings at venues like the Sundance, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Locarno Film Festivals, International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, New York Museum of Modern Ar

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Rachel Nelson, PhD, talks with guest host Lyle Troxell about her artistic journey that has led her to become the interim director of UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS). Nelson also teaches in the UCSC’s History of Art and Visual Culture department (HAVC).

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Internationally renowned filmmaker and installation artist, Isaac Julien, Distinguished Professor, talks with guest host Lyle Troxell about his multi-screen film installations and photographs and how he incorporates different artistic disciplines to create poetic and unique visual language.

micha cárdenas
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Professor micha cárdenas sees education as a path to liberation, and her teaching focuses on discussion, interactivity and creative practice as research. cárdenas is writing a new algorithm for gender, race and technology.

Dee Hibbert-Jones
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Nominated for an Academy Award for her animated documentary film "Last Day of Freedom", Professor Dee Hibbert-Jones talks with guest host Lyle Troxell about her work that incorporates animation, installation, public art, and documentary film examining power and politics.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Professor Michael Chemers, founding Director of the Bachelor in Fine Arts Dramaturgy program at Carnegie Mellon University and Associate Professor of Theater Arts at UC Santa Cruz, talks with guest host Lyle Troxell about his "Ghost Light" model of dramaturgy, a muscular, creatively engaged, arti