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Beginning on the Summer Solstice, the Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology at the Weitzman School is presenting Design With Nature Now, a multi-platform exploration of the legacy of visionary environmental planner and landscape architect Ian L. McHarg.
The exercise is one part of a two-week mindCORE summer workshop aimed at underrepresented undergrads across the country. This year’s program focused on language science and technology, and minds in the world.
The summer months around campus kick off with West Philadelphia Porchfest, arts performances at The Woodlands, and Penn Museum’s latest CultureFEST.
“Tonight is Forever,” a new exhibit at the William Way LGBT Community Center created by Stuart Weitzman School of Design Senior Lecturer Gabriel Martinez, is on display through June 28.
Graduating senior and photographer Isabel Zapata captured 57 of her classmates in places of significance to create Torch Magazine. The publication features their reflections as well as her portraits.
Graduating senior Wilson Fisher will use a Fulbright Award to study photographers and other artists in Ukraine.
In a study of adults who played the game extensively as children, Penn and Stanford researchers discovered that a particular area of the visual cortex lights up when players view characters from the original version.
A year and 23 grant projects later, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation is phasing into round two of its annual grant awards throughout eight categories that support the teaching, making, and presenting art.
Happening around campus this May: the second-annual Sachs Grant Awards, the Philadelphia Children’s Festival, and the screening of a 1930s Hollywood B-movie.
For the 2019 Whitney Biennial, featuring young artists from across the country, MFA student Carolyn Lazard will contribute a work that asks patrons to consider the relationship between environment and the chronically ill.
Peter Decherney of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Annenberg School for Communication contextualizes the impact of Garrett Brown’s Steadicam on the art of cinematography. (Video)
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Penn’s Institute of Contemporary Art has been certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (WAGE), an organization which helps artists and nonprofits form “self-regulating labor relationships” as they work to establish “radical equitability” in the art world.
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