The arts can be a therapeutic escape from present realities or it can be a tool that allows us to share our truths and experiences. Like campus murals such as "
Education Through Struggle" outside the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and "
The Black Experience" in Ackerman Union, the arts have been a form of expression that Bruins have used for activism and preserving culture.
This issue is dedicated to Bruins who are using artistic work to be activists, preserve culture and give back to their community.
Patrisse Cullors '12 is partnering with the Hammer Museum for a program called
F*ck White Supremacy, Let's Get Free. Cullors invites everyone around the globe to move together, united by a groove and the freeing act of dancing.
UCLA's Center for Art and Performance partnered with composer Ellen Reid to release SOUNDWALK. The GPS-enabled work of public art uses music to illuminate the natural environment of L.A.’s Griffith Park and aims to serve as artistic nourishment — a place to recharge, reconnect and reenergize.
We're proud to recognize American Indian Alumni of UCLA Co-Vice President Kenny Ramos '13 for being named a
Spring 2021 Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellow at the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration. Congratulations!
Kristina Wong '00 directs "
From Number to Name," reimagining the criminal justice system with stories from the API community. The production is available this weekend for two nights only at
East West Players.