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Art Through Dialogue: Krie Alden Lets Her Audience Speak

Art Through Dialogue: Krie Alden Lets Her Audience Speak

Art exhibitions tend to be one-way dialogues in which the artist attempts to convey a message to the viewer. The viewer is separated from the work and artist by formality…

Self-Care at Swat: Spirituality and Centering the Self

Self-Care at Swat: Spirituality and Centering the Self

On my self-care journey, I have read many books and articles, and I’ve talked to many people. A recurring message from those who have figured this stuff out is that…

Week in Pictures: Film Director, Artist Lecture, Ferguson Remembrance, and more!

Week in Pictures: Film Director, Artist Lecture, Ferguson Remembrance, and more!

This past week at Swarthmore: a screening of She, A Chinese, prefaced by a talk by the director Guo Xiaolu; students stage a march in remembrance of the Ferguson riots; an artist…

Xiaolu Guo Explores Class, Gender, and Globalization through Film

Xiaolu Guo Explores Class, Gender, and Globalization through Film

“I never made one film in film school,” said Xiaolu Guo at her talk in the LPAC cinema on Thursday, September 25. “I was so much in love with literature,…

Julia Bryan-Wilson ’95 on Academia and Art History

Julia Bryan-Wilson ’95 on Academia and Art History

Dr. Julia Bryan-Wilson ‘95, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of California at Berkeley, recently gave a talk titled “Cecelia Vicuña and the Problem of Thread.”…

Swat Visually: What All You Damn Hipsters Listen To

Swat Visually: What All You Damn Hipsters Listen To

Business, lifestyle, and news sites have long argued over the effect of music on creativity, and what you should listen to in order to truly maximize your productivity. But here’s…

Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 1

Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 1

This is the first article in a two-part series detailing Aneesa Andrabi ’16′s work this summer in Pakistan. Her experiences were funded by the Summer Social Action Award (s2a2) from the…

Art, Nudity, and Porn: Zieroff’s Back Door Befuddles and Entertains

Art, Nudity, and Porn: Zieroff’s Back Door Befuddles and Entertains

Trigger warning for descriptions of nudity and sex. Under the pseudonym of Jasmine Zieroff, Brian Sanders presented The Back Door, a FringeArts dance-theater production in Philly. There are two minute…

Special Photo Spread: People’s Climate March

Special Photo Spread: People’s Climate March

This past week-end, 190 Swatties drove up to NYC to participate in the largest climate march in history, with over 350,000 people! Saturday, about 50 students participated in workshops with…

Live Tweet — José Galvez’s De Mis Viajes: From My Travels

Live Tweet — José Galvez’s De Mis Viajes: From My Travels

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