The themes and threads of this striking exhibit may at first glance seems disparate and even contradictory, but when looked into a little deeper it is clear that all the artworks are woven together, as tight as a rug.
To have a shot at the raffle draw for the prizes, which include gift cards, and an all-inclusive trip package to Whistler, this passport needs to be handed in to the Welcome Centre, whose office is at the Robert E. Lee Alumni Centre.
With around 70 people in attendance, the vigil offered a space for UBC community members and leaders of various faiths to express their grief and stand with the 11 slain.
The comedy was portrayed through a situation that the entire audience had essentially put themselves into: doodling with a bunch of strangers and then yelling about it.
MEEC broadly aims to create a Middle Eastern and North African region (MENA) studies program in the faculty of arts, expand study abroad opportunities in the region and modernize the Arabic language courses available.
Allende's advice on writing touched both on technical elements such as the importance of research and discipline, and on the unquantifiable things that make writing an art.
The name Free Fall conveys a sense of institutional nonchalance while the piece, according to Zhou, is more about overwhelming control.
The exhibition was the result of a year-long PhotoVoice project facilitated by UBC PhD candidate and Public Scholar Neila Miled. It featured a collection of photographs taken by ten young Muslim women, displaced from their home countries, who now live and study in British Columbia.
Despite growing pains, ITASA has been extremely successful in building relationships and working collaboratively with UBC student associations, outside organizations and surprisingly, the Italian Consulate in Vancouver.
UBC cancelled an “accent reduction workshop” for international co-op students following backlash.
The body of work produced by current decolonial artists grapples with ancient legacies while breaking new ground.
This program, called “A Taste of Coexistence,” was first conceived of last November as a replacement to Hillel House’s hot lunch program. The lunch series is meant to celebrate what Palestinians and Israelis have in common.
The co-presidents of the Black Student Union see being Black as an inclusive and expansive identity. It speaks to a certain shared experience and one that is something to be proud of.
“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.
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.