The Mask You Wear

“The Mask You Wear” Performance and Conversation
Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 PM
Cine, 234 W. Hancock Ave.

“The Mask You Wear” is a musical composition collaboratively created by composer Julien Berger and composer and lyricist Cassie Chantel. Supported by the Athens Hip Hop Harmonic, this work blends classical saxophone quartet music with multi-genre vocalist and recording artist Chantel’s riveting lyrics. This event will include a live performance of the piece, featuring saxophone quartet Mixed Media with Chantel, and a discussion with the composers and moderator Nkululeko Zungu.

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Conversation: (art)WORK

Washing/Tracks/Maintenance: Outside by Mierle Laderman Ukeles, 1973, via Brooklyn Museum

Arts Collaborative Conversation: (art)WORK
Friday, April 5 at noon
Lamar Dodd room S360

Join graduate assistants in interdisciplinary arts research for a conversation about art and labor. Pay and professional standards vary widely in creative spaces. Emerging artists often face challenges in obtaining fair compensation and equitable treatment in entry level positions. All are welcome to share their experiences and strategize together about the challenges of working in the arts.

Hosted by the Arts Collaborative student organization.

Image: Washing/Tracks/Maintenance: Outside by Mierle Laderman Ukeles, 1973, via Brooklyn Museum

Webinar: Towards Better Tools

Towards Better Tools: Shaping the Future of AI for the Arts and Design in Higher Education
Friday, April 5 at noon

https://a2ru.org/event/towards-better-tools-shaping-the-future-of-ai-for-the-arts-and-design-in-higher-education/

As an a2ru member institution, UGA students, faculty, and staff are eligible for free registration.

a2ru, The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD) and the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD) invite their shared communities to participate in a panel discussion envisioning more productive, equitable, and artful futures for the use of AI in arts and design higher education. In the midst of rapid technological development and the anxiety that attends these changes, how can academic and artistic leaders work collectively to proactively shape the continued development of these tools and their deployment in research, teaching and practice?

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Webinar: Arts Prescriptions on Campus

Arts Prescriptions on Campus: Offering Art on Prescription to Students in Higher Education
Monday, April 25 at noon

https://a2ru.org/event/arts-prescriptions-on-campus-offering-art-on-prescription-to-students-in-higher-education/

As an a2ru member institution, UGA students, faculty, and staff are eligible for free registration.

In January 2024, Stanford University launched a pilot program to connect students with art on prescription. In the program, participants receive an arts prescription which contains 9 “doses” of arts and culture. Each dose is a single engagement for an on campus activity or event (such as attending a concert, participating in a workshop, visiting a museum, etc.). Deborah Cullinan, Vice President for the Arts at Stanford, will share the story behind why the Stanford Arts Prescribing Program was launched, working with a complex network of campus and external partners, and what they’ve learned since launch.

Conversation: Summit Reports

Arts Collaborative Conversation: Summit Reports
Friday, April 19 at noon
Lamar Dodd room S360

Learn more about the a2ru Emerging Creatives Student Summit and South Arts/Creative Placemaking Communities South and Appalachian Creative Placemaking Summit from UGA students who attended them. Sophie James, Emily Dustman, Jana Ghezawi, and Saurabh Anand will share their experiences in an informal conversation open to all.

Hosted by the Arts Collaborative student organization.

a2ru Webinar: Tools and Tips

Tools and Tips: Engaging and Supporting Faculty in Research, Scholarly & Creative Activity
Friday, March 22 at 3 PM

https://a2ru.org/event/tools-and-tips-engaging-and-supporting-faculty-in-research-scholarly-creative-activity/

As an a2ru member institution, UGA students, faculty, and staff are eligible for free registration.

In this presentation, Annie Buckley, the Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement at San Diego State University’s College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, will share the processes she used to support faculty in our College in their research, scholarly, and creative activities efforts, with a focus on engaging interested faculty in external funding.

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