Monday, March 20
Arts + Design Mondays: Designing Spatiality for New Media Art, with Andrew and Deborah Rappaport
Andrew and Deborah Rappaport founded the Minnesota Street Project in 2015, which offers affordable and economically sustainable spaces for art galleries, artists, and related nonprofits. The project is inspired by the couple’s belief that philanthropic support for the arts today requires an alternate model—one suited to the innovative nature of Silicon Valley and the region as a whole.
This event is part of UC Berkeley’s Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium, an internationally recognized forum for presenting new ideas that challenge conventional wisdom about art, technology, and culture. This year’s theme is Digital Immersions, presenting artists, writers, curators, and scholars who consider contemporary issues at the intersection of aesthetic expression, emerging technologies, and cultural history from a critical perspective. Sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media, the Arts + Design Initiative, and the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley.
About Arts + Design Mondays
Join us Monday evenings as we invite UC Berkeley faculty and other creative people to talk about topics of current interest, including new immersive art technologies, the future of cultural criticism, and the role of the arts in social justice.
Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA is organized by UC Berkeley’s Arts + Design Initiative, the Arts Research Center (ARC), and BAMPFA. Participating presenters include UC Berkeley’s Art of Writing; ARC; Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium; Berkeley Center for New Media; The Black Room; Department of Art Practice; Department of English; Digital Humanities at Berkeley; and the Townsend Center for the Humanities. The program is sponsored by Arts + Design.