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  • Four Haverford violin students had the opportunity to perform for and learn from David Kim when he gave them personal, one-on-one instrument instruction.

  • A new on-campus multimedia exhibition by Dita Cavdarbasha ’19, letter to my serbian neighbor, presents a personal engagement with the effects of the Kosovo War.

  • The 12 Bi-Co students in Naomi Safran-Hon’s “Sculpture: Materials and Techniques” class were asked to construct site-specific installations across campus—from the library to the Nature Trail to the KINSC Rotunda—for their final projects this fall.

  • A new program out of the VCAM building facilitates classroom connections to Philadelphia and local artists.

  • The two-decade-old tradition, which invites community members to enjoy film, music, and speakers encompassing all things Yiddish every semester, welcomed queer, Yiddish, anarchist band Koyt Far Dayn Fardakhtn, featuring bassist Rose Kaplan-Bomberg ’10, to campus.

  • This course, which is cross-listed in East Asian languages and cultures, environmental studies, and visual studies, examines the relationship between environment and the arts in China and Japan—particularly how artists engage with and respond to nature through varied modes of artistic production and exhibition.

  • Two new art exhibitions opened over Family & Friends Weekend: Futureproof in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, and Keeping in Touch in Marshall Fine Arts Center’s Atrium Gallery.

  • Harlow Figa ’16 and Sarah Moses ’16 explore the legacy of Pennsylvania artist Harry Bertoia in their latest cinematic project.

  • The Black Extra/ordinary Symposium, organized by Assistant Professor Christina Knight, welcomed scholars, curators and artists from the greater Philadelphia area to campus’ new VCAM building for an explosive keynote performance and a day of discussions about black representation in fine arts, historical archives, and other visual landscapes.

  • Thanks to the successful Lives That Speak campaign, the VCAM building now offers new opportunities for hands-on learning that build visual literacy across the liberal arts.

  • On Sept. 8, the gallery kicked off its season with this thrilling traveling show in which Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from her dad’s FBI file.

  • Inspired by endangered species from her home state, the fine arts major made paper lithographs of animals on colorful graphic backgrounds for her thesis exhibition.

  • In a year in which the powerful historical symbol of resistance inspired a wave of new art (including the Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction), Scott Sheppard ’06 co-created and starred in The Underground Railroad Game, a lauded theater production mounted both in Philadephia and New York. 

  • The students in Jaclyn Pryor’s “Devised Theatre Workshop” crafted and performed an interactive piece that explored time, place, and object, culminating in the creation of an actual time capsule that is now being stored in Magill Library.

  • Dana Nichols ’14 has been training with the West Philly-based company since she graduated, and is now making a profession out of her passion for dance.

     

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