Visual Arts

A Wish Tree for Peace grows on College Green

One of a series of art installations designed by Yoko Ono, the interactive exhibit had the public pause, reflect, and share their vision for harmony and unity with handwritten tags on young tree branches.

Film stars

The Penn Student Film Festival celebrated collaboration and creativity with a red-carpet gala and big-screen showing of eight finalists, chosen from 24 entries, at the New College House.

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Smooth Operator: Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown

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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What It Means for ICA Philadelphia to Become the First WAGE-Certified Museum—and Why Other Institutions Should Care

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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