“Queers and other marginalized folks often use aesthetics [...] as a way to challenge and transform,” Greer explained, stating that fashion, drag, and masks can act as significant tools of resistance.
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Many aren’t aware of the intriguing artifacts that rest on campus and often times are only found when searching through MOA for over an hour.
Entrap. was the kind of student art exhibition that made me feel like I should have been wearing a black turtleneck. Its important to support UBC students — even if sometimes their work feels like a GRSJ paper come to life.
Goosehunt doesn’t have to be more like Block Party to grow, and it shouldn’t be. The night’s biggest highlight was the students it celebrated (and intoxicated).
Despite the wide range of causes represented in the posters, placards and t-shirts of the demonstrators, the impetus behind the event still seemed to centre around what some demonstrators were calling the “Aparthied” wall in Israel-Palestine.
I do admit that putting together a variety of artworks which all engage with the meaning of a theme at different levels and contexts is a fascinating idea in theory. But when confronted with it in real life, my attention was stretched.
The myriad of objects stored away in these display cases rarely sees much traffic from students, but for those who are willing to venture into depths of IKB, there is a world of treasures waiting.
“Turn It Up and Disrupt” was held from March 9 to 11 and was organized by nine campus sponsors including the UBC Arts and Culture District and the faculty of arts.
The band members have played together in many different capacities, from community bands to high school jam sessions.
Whatever they decide to bring to the stage on Saturday, the crowd can expect a mixed bag of songs and a first-class show.
The Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) is one of a kind library: where books aren’t taken out, but instead are there to look and touch only.
“Pakistani students should have a voice to talk about what has been happening since 9/11 attacks, and [how] Pakistan suffered a really negative connotation in the media after these attacks,” Angulo Molina said.
Holi is one of the most exciting and popular cultural celebrations on campus. This year, more than 3000 people attended the event. Here are a few photos from the festival.
Dandurand is the Vancouver Public Library's (VPL) 2019 Indigenous Storyteller in residence. His VPL launch event was the very first of its type, and Dandurand grabbed the heart of the audience by his vivid and unique stories.
GOLDRAUSCH does not fail in its overall mission to break the fourth wall and encourage the audience to consider why people create art and who has the right to tell a certain story.