The Hurford Center and VCAM invite proposals for VCAMbient, a weekly curated series in which ambient music–played live or via recordings by members of the Bi-Co community–will play at low volume Thursday afternoons this fall in VCAM.
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Imagining Abolitionist Futures is a year-long Hurford Center initiative exploring the role of the arts and humanities in the struggle to dismantle the carceral state and build reparative practices and institutions in the place of a system driven by racism, retribution, and violence.
The series will include: talks and panel discussions with scholars, activists, and artists; performances; film screenings; a reading group; a major art exhibition; a two-day symposium; and more.
In partnership with the Asian American Documentary Network, five students worked to spread the stories of Asian Americans through film as part of VCAM’s annual collaborative program.
September 2 – October 7, 2022: Hee Sook Kim’s survey exhibition Surfacing explores the richly painted and encrusted surfaces of her canvases and how these techniques and painterly strategies express the artist’s personal history, nostalgia, cultural affiliation, and moments of rebellion and resistance against systems that restrict reflection, growth, and healing.
The psychology and fine arts double major is helping archive new material at the Library Company of Philadelphia, shedding light on the city’s history.
The visual studies major is assisting in the Bryn Mawr Film Institute’s filmmaking workshop by providing creative and technical advice.
The English, international studies, and Spanish triple major is researching the foods of diasporic communities across the United States to better understand them.
The summer 2022 DocuLab is a ten-week partnership between Haverford and the Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc), a network of 1000+ film professionals that works to increase the visibility and support of Asian Americans in the documentary field. The Impact Lab will focus on an emerging field of filmmaking–impact producing–which harnesses the unique power of film to bolster social justice goals.