Troemel's Instagram caption: "They’re actually running these as advertisements... this is a level of DNC self sabotage scientists only believed to be theoretical"

Meme, Art or Campaign Ad?

More than ever, what kind of memes you share indicates what kind of a person you are, and suddenly harmless deep fried content has the ability to take on a sinister life of its own.

Bertolt Brecht, Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

YANDAVA | The Music-Makers

Although music and art don’t have magical healing powers (I’m the sort of person who tends to frown upon the sometimes simplistic view of art as therapy), I have often found that they unblock emotions that the grind of daily life forces me to suppress out of the necessity to function in the world.

Stills from "Whanau"

Migrant Identities: Interview With BFA Senior Sarah Zhang

Sarah Zhang (BFA ’20) is an interdisciplinary artist who, despite working mainly in digital media, also makes prints among other things. Her work translates seamlessly across media, tied together by the common thread of her bi-cultural background as a Chinese immigrant in New Zealand.

"Valley of the Yosemite" (1864) by Albert Bierstadt

SIMS | Shortness of Breath

There is a real human experience in coming upon something and becoming so excited or inspired or impressed by it that, momentarily, the aesthetic experience supersedes breathing.

A protester holds up the face of "the groom."

Crafting Climate Justice

The sheer absurdity of this event is meant to pique curiosity, and — with any luck — get people thinking.