World Arts, Local Lives—October
Los Angeles, with its communities from around the world, is a melting pot of traditions and practices. During this period of Safer at Home, the Fowler is pleased to offer digital programs celebrating world arts and cultures. All programs are free. RSVP to receive link to join.
Why Share the Mic?
This Sat., Oct. 17, we are hosting what promises to be an inspiring conversation on art programs for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals that benefit our communities—within and outside prison walls. Incarcerated Arts is part of our new Share the Mic series
Behind the Scenes:
Maritza Lopez, Student Educator
Maritza Lopez is a Santa Monica College transfer student completing her third year at UCLA, majoring in Art History and minoring African American Studies.
Curator’s Choice: Apartheid’s Funeral
After decades of disenfranchisement, oppression, and protests, South Africans went to the polls to vote in their first free and fair elections in 1994, inspiring Johannes Segogela’s Apartheid’s Funeral.
A Look Back: Art of the Austronesians: The Legacy of Indo-Pacific Voyaging
Austronesian is the name of a language family, derived from austral, meaning “southern,” and nesia, indicating “islands.” Today this family includes more than 1,200 related languages. Who were these peoples?
How to Make Art in a Pandemic
David Gere, professor of arts activism in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance and director of the UCLA Art & Global Health Center, discusses art, activism during the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and the career of the late activist Larry Kramer.
A Sneak Peek: The Map and the Territory
Director of Exhibitions Sebastian Clough and architect Benjamin Weisgall created this video by digitally 3D-modeling each object and rendering the exhibition space frame by frame to convey the experience visitors will enjoy once the Fowler reopens.
Hear from members about why they love the Fowler!