Ruthie Dineen, Ciera-Jevae Gordon, Ptah Tracey Mitchell, and Dalia J. Ramos-Mucino discuss the city of Richmond—its colorful past and shifting present, and how art and health play an integral role in its future.
Egypt-born, Los Angeles–based artist Sherin Guirguis discusses her work, which investigates narratives and histories that have often been forgotten, marginalized, or erased.
Cornell University robotics researcher Guy Hoffman talks through some of the paradoxes involved in the development of social robots designed for connectedness.
Artist Nigel Poor presents collaborative projects she has worked on inside San Quentin Prison, including the work on view in The San Quentin Project and the award-winning podcast Ear Hustle; Michael Nelson, whose work is featured in the exhibition, joins her in conversation.
Can a machine create its own art? Artist Leonel Moura considers the question, which is at the core of his work with robotics and artificial intelligence.
Celebrating UNESCO’s International Year of Indigenous Language, visual artists, dancers, and writers celebrate the creative pulse of the languages sustaining their works.
Artist Nona Faustine discusses her work at the intersection between past and present, individual identity and collective history.
Beirut- and Bay Area–based, internationally acclaimed author Rabih Alameddine joins BAMPFA Director and Chief Curator Lawrence Rinder for a conversation on concepts of “strangeness.”
In this talk, artist Marisa Morán Jahn weaves together her interest in creative technology as myth-making and her practice of co-designing with and for historically underserved communities.
Multidisciplinary artist Patrick Martinez talks about his work, which excavates language, belonging, and the visual-cultural systems of the city of Los Angeles as a means of creating dialogue about gentrification and injustice.
Multidisciplinary designer Madeline Gannon discusses how art and technology are merging to forge new futures for human-robot relations.
Riggs’s riveting combination of interviews, performance, stock footage, autobiography, poetry, and dance reveals the revolutionary potential of black men loving black men.