“[Michelle] was always repeating to us ‘We’re creating a safe space where dangerous things can happen, not a dangerous space where safe things can happen,’” said Paskalidis.
There is a certain charm to campus with its high towers, ivy-covered buildings and tree-lined streets that make directors and producers flock to the university. According to Chan, the more popular locations to shoot are Main Mall, Cecil Green College, Thunderbird Stadium and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.
According to Laloo, for this project, artists from different backgrounds were brought together with the idea to create pieces out of textile or weaving, all designing their concept of a “prayer rug.”
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.
Summers used a fantastical setting to tell a story about real-world issues, such as imperialism, race and abuse.
The siblings discuss a meaningful picture of their mother, a hymn Georgia doesn’t want to sing, David’s sexual identity and the time his train leaves in the morning – all built up like they should matter, and they’re all wasted.
Eight Ways to Fate and All is a play that took the conventional stereotypes of substance abusers and shone upon them a realistic pathway towards understanding for all knowledge levels.
The show focuses on Harris’ time working at a call relay centre for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Syracuse, New York. She explores the vulnerability and compassion it takes to be on both sides of the phone line through a series of vignettes and poetry.
Wayne Gretzky Never Takes It Black is a charming story about hope, loss, languages and good coffee.
This competition wants to combine “[the] creative powers of students [and promote] climate justice related art in the Nest and CIRS,” Tuck explained.
Testosterone is not just oddly humorous, but terrifying and poignant. It commits to exploring power dynamics and undeserved ego, and how these things come from society.
Salvador Dali’s Surrealist Piano, a $1.2 million bronze sculpture, stood in the centre of the exhibition, surrounded by other works like Dali’s Homage to Fashion and Picasso’s Grande Maternite.
Some might wonder why light-wash denim such a big deal — it’s just a pair of jeans, right? But for those out there who struggle with their body image, light-wash jeans tend to point out the things you usually hide under your regular layers of black clothing and yoga pants.
Before I knew it, I was living the coveted college experience. This short-lived happiness came at a price.
Our Bodies Are Bodies asks us to find beauty in abstraction and distortion. It’s a fun challenge to attempt, even just for 30 minutes on your lunch break.
When you walk into the Student Life Building, the words “Make ‘Em Look” emblazoned on the walls immediately catch your eye.
This recipe serves as a reminder of the identity that both my dad and I share as part of the Diné people.
Although the story is a classic Haida legend, the feelings and experiences felt by the characters are important in the modern context.
There have been some special student hotspots close to UBC which have since disappeared or ceased catering to us in the way they once did. Let’s pour one out for the most notable places we’ve mourned the loss of in the recent past.