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"university art" Discussed on BrainStuff
"In Chinese American restaurants. The laughing, Buddha. Hey brain stuff, Lauren bogle bomb here. You've probably seen him seated next to the cash register at your local Chinese American restaurant. A shiny bronze statue of a bald pot bellied man with a laughing grin on his face. The same jolly fella immortalized in key chains and other trinkets sold in Chinatown tourist shops all across the U.S.. That's not the Buddha. But it's in the right religious ballpark. He's called the laughing Buddha, and the story behind him is complicated. We spoke with Denise leidy, currently the curator of Asian art at the Yale University Art Gallery. She held the same position at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for 22 years, and is no stranger to westerners confusion over the laughing Buddha statue. She said, in Christianity, there's this one guy, so when people see this fun guy, they think that's the Buddha. But it's not. The Buddha in the singular is to start the Goldman. But the Buddhist religion over time has added multiple layers of deities. Many of whom have multiple avatars. And so it's gotten mind bogglingly complicated. Buddha, the story goes, was a man named sadaka Goldman, who lived around the 6th century BCE in India. Born a wealthy prince he chose to live an ascetic lifestyle in search of the meaning of existence, which he found while meditating for 40 days under a fig tree. After achieving Nirvana, which is the escape from the endless cycle of suffering death and rebirth, he became the Buddha, or the awakened one. Over the centuries, his teachings spread throughout India into China across Asia and eventually around the world. Today, there are an estimated 376 million followers of Buddhism worldwide. But so who is the laughing Buddha? Buddhism has expanded over the millennia to include a Pantheon of deities in addition to goat ma Buddha. Those include numerous bodhisattva, the term four sage like individuals who work for the enlightenment of all sentient beings. Buddhism, practiced mainly in Southeast Asia, got is only the most recent of 28 buddhas described in holy texts, and then there are avatars, humans believed to be incarnations of deities. The laughing Buddha was one such avatar, a tenth century Chinese monk named budai. According to accounts written centuries later, budai was a gregarious pot bellied monk who wandered from village to village, carrying a large sack over his shoulder, but I, meaning cloth sack. He was beloved by children and the poor to whom he would give rice and sweets from his sack. On his deathbed, budai penned a poem in which he revealed himself as the avatar of maitreya, a deity also known as the future Buddha. Lydie explains, in our lifetime, this great cosmic era you and I are sharing, there's a teaching Buddha named Siddhartha Gautama. The world will ultimately destroy itself. I don't know when, but when the world is reborn, metra will come back as the teaching Buddha of that era. Over time, but I became the subject of popular devotion in zen Buddhism, both in China and Japan. His large belly and sack are believed to represent abundance, and he's included among these 7 lucky gods of Japan as a harbinger of abundance and good health. At some point, he also became the patron deity of restaurants and bartenders, hence his prized location next to the cash register. Lydie isn't sure of the exact historical Providence of today's laughing Buddha statues, but she believes the bodi imagery in Chinese art and sculpture started popping up in the 15th century. She said, as global trade begins to expand in the late 16th and 17th century and porcelain is totally transforming global ceramics, there's probably some imagery of this guy that snuck in. It got picked up in the west, turned into the laughing Buddha, and made into this kitschy thing that you can buy anywhere. Although rubbing the belly for good luck is not Buddhist teaching and generally considered impolite, devotees of Buddhism don't seem to have a problem with the spread of the icon. Barbara O'Brien, a journalist and zen Buddhism student, wrote, it is indicative of Buddhism's broad tolerance of diversity that this laughing Buddha of folklore is accepted into the official practice. For Buddhists, inequality that represents Buddha nature is to be encouraged, and the folklore of the kind laughing Buddha is not regarded as any kind of sacrilege, even though people may unwittingly confuse him with got my Buddha. Today's episode is based on the article, that fat jolly fella isn't Buddha on how stuff works dot com, written by Dave Bruce. Brainstorm is production by heart radio, in partnership with house to forks dot com, and is produced by Tyler clang. For more podcasts, my heart radio visit the iHeartRadio app, Apple podcasts, or wherever you listen to your favorite shows. 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Courtside with Seth Greenberg
"university art" Discussed on Courtside with Seth Greenberg
"Who is that big guy, Jay? You remember the Williams kid at Maryland, who they all, all the feedback came back, said he was going to be second round or undrafted. We played for Gary towards the end. Played on that national jet. One of those really, really good teams. Had great hands like a little undersized. Jordan Williams, Joe dad, age, of course. All the information I came back from Jordan William was staying at school state school and say it's cool. He found one person to tell him. And I think it drove Gary at a coach. I mean, it truth be known. Instead of listening to the people that had unconditional love, he listened to an agent type that basically told him what he wanted here. He jumps and, you know, the stories the story. Every story doesn't end that way. But I just think that to me, I'm hoping the real benefit NIL and a long way to get a short to answer will keep those guys in where they're moving towards graduation. There's staying part of it. They're having that experience. And they're also preparing, you know, like because we've got overtime elite. We got G league at night. We got all these things. But how many lives are going to be ruined because guys are unrealistic expectation of where they're going. And that's their choice. But as a person who still thought of himself a little bit as an educator, a coach is an educator, you know, I see a lot of guys that are going to burn bridges and not have anything to show for it at the end. And that bothers me for a person that spent 33 years trying to, you know, we use the term these days, build a bridge, help guys change their lives. And their kids lives. You know, the first generation graduates create families of graduates. Most of the guys I coach were first generation graduates and a lot of these kids aren't going to be those graduates that won't be able to change the cycle. And I guess that's sentimental set. That bothers me. Yeah. But I think you're spot on with all that stuff. But it's interesting that, you know, back when we were having these discussions about whether players should be allowed their NIL rights and all these other things. And we used to talk about the 2% all the time, only 2% ever go pro. I think those numbers are skewed because there are over division one division two and division three when you start talking about the top level of college basketball, we're talking about a much larger number that actually make money in the sport as professionals. And then a lot of them go on to productive careers in the game that don't have to do with playing, whether it's coaching, administrators, broadcasters, to like. So there are a lot of avenues. But when we talked about the 2%, we would say, well, the overwhelming majority aren't in that category. And it's the same thing with these decisions we're talking about. There are so many players, the overwhelming majority are staying in school. And when we talk about transfers, there are more transfers now than ever. And it's unsettling for a lot of us that are older and new at a different way. But it doesn't seem like we're talking about the transfer rate among regular students or the number of regular students that don't finish. If you are in a university arts department, there are a lot of artists whether they be actors, musicians, whatever, that may not finish school, then decide they want to chase their dream. And they wind up busing tables and working in low level productions, trying to make it, and very few of them really make it. So the best we can do is provide them with the best information, make the sales pitch and say, hey, we think this is the best place for you for your development to get your degree. All these different things that you so eloquently talked about. And look, if they're susceptible to that one voice that you had mentioned, I'm not sure what we can do about that. People have to be able to make their individual decisions, but we have to continue to sell what is best about the experience and hope that people make the best decisions for them as long as their decisions are informed. I'm cool with all of it. The ones I worry about the most are concerned me the most are the ones that are making what I would call uninformed decisions. But I'm not sure, honestly, what we can do about it other than provide them with as much guidance as we can. No, I would agree. And I think what happens is Seth all of us being our ages and having had our experiences. We were almost like big brothers and uncles and dads of college basketball. And we want to see, we know what's on the other side. And we want to protect young people from poor choices, right? And at least that's where I'm always coming from. And you two have said it the most difficult part about it is, you know, young people have to make choices also. And we just hope that the influences around them to Jay's point about gathering as much information and making informed choices is the norm, but it's hard because I say it to you guys a lot that it's not unusual for young people to come up to me who don't have degrees and decided to leave early and to try to chase a dream and then all of a sudden the ball stops bouncing and they're stuck. And again, with no ability to be able to help them because they don't have a degree, they don't have and another thing that's been taken away is Seth, when I was in college, Jay I'm sure is the case for you. We can actually work during the summer. And with that working, now all of a sudden, we're putting a couple of nice little bullet points on our resume. Kids aren't able to do that anymore. And so when they make those decisions to leave early in the ball stops bouncing and it didn't go the way that they thought it was going to go. Now they're really stuck because they don't have the resources to be able to pay for going back to school to finish. And it's just sad and my sensibility to try to protect them from that. But again, just like I had to make a choice at 18 and then at 21, when I was considering leaving school early to take care of my wife and my daughter, I had to make a choice. And I had someone like a John mccloud coming to my life at that time, it was a godsend and convinced me to stay. And that's worked out really well for me. And in that, I want that same experience for other people, but you can't force.
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"university art" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM
"On display now in Connecticut showcases the work of Adrian Collins a black photographer in painter whose subjects range from civil rights marches to Hollywood movie sets Connecticut public radios Ryan Karen brings us to Cohen's studio where the artist reflects on his life's work Add your Cowen's shuffles through a stack of prints sketches collages and paintings cover almost every surface in his studio Let me see what else There's a photo of Sarah Vaughn performing at the Newport jazz fest And a picture of Mick Jagger relaxing in a hammock Cowan's pulls out a photo of a small girl silhouetted against the piercing beams of the sun She looks like she's falling towards the ground This is Icarus They were throwing any little girl up with a blanket on the beach And I had just gotten a 21 millimeter lens and I got real close to the edge of the blanket and I shot this picture And it reminded me of Icarus That's after the Greek mythological figure who flew too close to the sun Cowan's who's 85 was one of the first black students to earn a degree in photography from Ohio university in the late 1950s He says growing up he often listened to what the older men around him were talking about I was a news carrier I was a paperboy So I was reading the papers while I was camp so I was pretty up on what was going on in the world And the things that you know upset me it was like racism It's still upsets me about black people getting hung and killed inside He got me He gets me today Counts as he faced a lot of racism working in a predominantly white industry He got his big break when celebrated photojournalist Gordon Parks who was the first black staff photographer at Life magazine hired Cowen's as his assistant So I took all that racism and rejection and everything and I put it in my work As one of the big things I learned from Gordon Parks was to take negative energy and turn it into positive power Cowan's was also the first black still photographer in Hollywood working with directors like Spike Lee and Francis Ford Coppola He didn't let the movie starts phase him He wanted to get to know the people he photographed I wanted those moments of life flowing past me where there was movie stars where there's people walking down the street whether it was an abstract No matter what it was if I had a feeling here in my heart then it was important to me to do it I mean my taha is the curator for Cowen's new exhibition at the Fairfield university art museum in Connecticut She says she poured through hundreds of his images to select the right ones with him for the gallery Some pictures that have been published before and many that hadn't One of the things that happens to many artists and particularly artists of African descent is that the same images keep being reproduced or exhibited because people are familiar with them Tahoe's cowan's got a lot of support from his family and community growing up in Columbus Ohio and it gave him the conviction and confidence to handle the.
Talk 1260 KTRC
"university art" Discussed on Talk 1260 KTRC
"From our 60 years. For the members to choose from. So that's the collectors club is a great way to collect prints and also have, you know kind of a community with other collectors and learn about from making. So we're Yeah, we're doing a lot of programs website now and actually sign up to be in the Collectors Club. Absolutely. Yeah. So then your website is it's tamarind, um dot U and m dot e d u right so you can go up and be part of that. And so it? Is that your main sort of way of raising money. Besides, I imagine you have donor You know, large can't guess. And, yeah, we relying largely on Prince sales for our, um to support our Institution, and, uh, we also it's kind of like again. I'm kind of a two part program. It's both educational and, um and publishing So the publishing of Prince helps to support the educational mission, but help support the artist residencies and we also have a number of grants and gifts and donors and all that. Um yeah, we sometimes do a program called Win win that that collectors are able to come in and and and it's almost like a lottery system. But the collectors club is probably our our main vehicle right now. That and just ongoing, ongoing published prints that individuals can You know, can can learn about and one other quick question before we go, Which is you ever tours of your archives? You know, we do a tour of our building, but the actual archive is housed by the university Art museum. Okay, at any given time you can see Tamarin Prince at the museum. Good. Okay. Good to know. Well, Diana Gas, an executive director of the Tamarin Institute. Thank you so much for being on coffee and culture today. Thank you so much. Jennifer. This is a real closure. So, uh, you're listening to coffee and culture here on K TRC will be back in just a few minutes. Don't go.
Talk 1260 KTRC
"university art" Discussed on Talk 1260 KTRC
"I'm your host Jennifer Bell, and I'm really pleased to welcome the director of the Tamerlan Institute in Albuquerque, Diana. Gaston. Welcome, Diana. Thanks so much. Yeah. So I'm focusing the show today on two great art institutions in Albuquerque, The Tamerlan Institute, which is part of you and M, as well as 5 16 arts. I'm going to have Suzanne's march on the next half of the show. The Camera Institute has been in Albuquerque for quite a while. And it has been around for a while. It's more than 60 years old. Is that right? That's correct. Yeah, we we had our founding in 1960 in Los Angeles. And at that time it was known as Tamarind Lithography Workshop, and it took its name from the Street Tamarind Avenue, where the founder, June Wayne at her home in studio. I was going to ask you about the name that's so interesting. So that has that has carried forward so 60 years so 2020 would have been the 60th. You know, 60th. That is absolutely right. And we had a quiet celebration. Uh, we we did publish a timeline of our 60 years. 60 year history on our website and And had a few projects underway, Uh, to commemorate it, but, uh, yeah, It wasn't quite the quite the year we had all anticipated, right? No. Yeah, that's that's disappointing, especially for such a milestone. That's quite a milestone. So you have been You're the fourth director of this organization, which I think it's really remarkable. Um, tell us how you came to be the executive director, and you're a little bit about yourself. Great. Yeah, I I do feel like I I follow Kind of an amazing history and legacy, especially of women directors. June Wayne was the founding director. And, uh, she was an artist and Visionary, and she promoted the idea of of a workshop specifically to revive the art of lithography. Back in 1960. She proposed this idea to the Ford Foundation and the Ford Foundation funded the enterprise for a decade and so at the end of that decade The workshop came to the conclusion of its grant from the Ford Foundation and relocated to the University of New Mexico and The moved to Albuquerque, Um, was really prompted by the fact that two of the founding members Clinton atoms and Garrel intrusion were also on faculty at the University of New Mexico and Clinton. Adams then picked up the helm and was director, Um until 1985 so from 1970 to 1985. And then, um, Marge, Devon, Marjorie Devin, who had worked closely with Clinton, Um before his retirement, Um She became the director for a period of about 30 years. Um, uh, 1985 to 2015. And then I joined the staff as director in 2016 and Marge really left an amazing, um, amazing legacy. Big shoes to fill. Um In terms of Reaching out to international programs and international artists and I think really established this kind of international network. For the workshop. And for the printers that we train at Tamarind. Yeah, my background. I'm a curator. I come out of, um Of curating and working with museums and I Previously I was the the lead curator at Fidelity Investments. The corporate art collection, um, based in Boston, and has the The collection. There has an extraordinary collection of works on paper and I have a background in both prints and photographs. And so that was that was kind of my role there. Yeah, you're you're a champion for works on paper. I am I am I am. Yes. And and just I I had started my career at the University of New Mexico Art Museum. I was only there for four years, but it was a remarkable opportunity to learn about the tamarind archive. The The archive is housed at the University Art Museum. And that's really where I learned about Cameron and became, you know completely. Hundreds thrall, so yeah, Yeah. So you know, Albuquerque That everything you do and everything The camera institute has done for many, many years, bringing different artists who then make prints of their work. I mean, you have so many incredibly internationally recognized artists who are coming to the Tamara Institute, and I feel like it's a little bit of a You know, a well kept secret like they're just and I, you know, And that's when the reasons why I wanted to have you on the show today, too, because it's pretty phenomenal. You go down the timeline, the number of different you know. Fredericks Hammer Hamersley. I mean, you have an artist residency named after him. And of course, he's very much in Albuquerque artist too, but, um You know, Joseph Albert makes prints there right now. You have, um Santa Clara artist again. I'm forgetting her name, Which is Rose. B. Simpson? Yes. Rose Beast. Yeah, she's she's so tell us how it works that artists come and make with the graphs of their work that whole process And if you're just joining us, you're listening to coffee and culture here on K T. R. C. I'm Jennifer Bell and I'm speaking with Diana Gaston, who is the director of the Camera Institute. Um, in Albuquerque. So lithographs? Yes. So lithographs, not, uh, It's It's, uh, Not always the first medium that contemporary artists come to, um, very much in keeping with our mission. Um, we're still very much engaged in in introducing artists to the to the art form, and so we very intentionally Invite artists who are some of them very experienced printmakers and know exactly what they're doing in a workshop, But we also have a long history of inviting artists who have never made a print and You know some of our earliest, um Artists Um Louise Nevelson, Joseph Albers. Um You know many, many others who who were either very new to printmaking, or this was their very first experience, and it's important for us to bring artists in to the medium. As a way of moving it forward, And it's interesting to watch how an artist approaches the medium. If they've never made a print before. They've never thought about, uh, a reversal or multiple or the idea of Of extending their hand into a new medium. And so we really love the idea and the challenge frankly, of bringing in artists who maybe don't even draw, you know they might be performance artists or textile artists, and so With every collaboration. We find that Artists bring new ideas to the to the workshop, and if they aren't familiar with the process, they're less likely to know what rules they're breaking. And so that's that's really part of our mandate is to always Be expanding and envisioning a new approach to this medium of lithography. And so someone doesn't hasn't ever worked in this medium before. You have, um you have teachers, right? That actually are there working the presses and they're the ones that are sort of the master printmakers. Is that right? Exactly. So the printer Uh, we have a amazing team of of master printers at tamarind and and the only program of its kind in the world to train printers in the art form of lithography, But we're also teaching them to be great collaborators. So there there They're learning how to, um, gain the technical skill necessary to guide and artists through the process And to never, um To never be fazed by a You know, buy it by maybe an eccentric idea or or a challenge the process. They're they're They're really trained to be great problem solvers. But they're also trained to be collaborators and to, um to work closely with the artists to Intuit what they might be after or two. Um, to to try maybe putting a different tool in the artist's hand. Um, like in the case of Rose B. Simpson, who is primarily a known as a sculptor and a ceramic school, spoke there. She's worked in so many different media, she, you know, jewelry writing. Cars, cars exactly. Yeah, every every basically every discipline you can imagine, but because she works so fluidly with her hands as a ceramic artist. We wanted to give her that comfort zone. So instead of putting a A little cran in her hand. We encouraged church to build a form with paper. And so she kind of sculpted this form, Um, using her hands to build the Matrix and Then she did end up drawing Maria her her wonderful Al Camino sculpture. Um so she ended up doing it. A dipstick of Maria of both sides of the of the Chevy El Camino. Um, but yes, I guess I'm you know, we We? We work closely to tailor the medium to the artists that we're working with, right, giving them whatever tool they might feel The most comfortable word Well, when we come back, I'd like to talk a little bit more about the beauty of work on paper. You know, there's so many great things about it, and I'd like to talk a little bit more about your gallery. Can people go in right now? Or is it just by appointment? Yes, we do. Offer appointments. Um it's nice to keep a very, very close. Um, kind of controlled group to the art to the to the gallery, Right? You have open hours Fridays. 1 to 4. Oh, good. Okay. Good pop in 1 to 4. So when we come back, we're going to talk a little bit more about, um, the gallery. I'd also really like to have, Uh uh, sort of technical explanation of how lithography works because it's so fascinating..
"university art" Discussed on WJR 760
"And you know student athletes being penalized for trying to benefit, um from their name, image and likeness. When other students whether you're at a university work at a university would be able to benefit whether it's you know, I used the example of a In the marching band. Uh, you know, as a student athlete, you wouldn't be able to take advantage, Say if it was something comparable, like, go and play, um in the jazz club or or or get benefits from From the skill that that you have, So I think at the end of the day, it's going to be, um It's better for, uh, the the game. Um, and for the student athletes, but we certainly have to keep an eye on it and make sure that Stephen Athletes don't get exploited in this process. And it's not like the universities are going to lose out on their multimillion dollar contracts, and they use that money for all of the different sports there because players are going to get some money doesn't mean the university's art. Absolutely. I think that's again another general piece of it where you know, student athletes can't enter into something that that would conflict with. The contract that the university has, and I think that's something that's been, um Explicit as as we've been going through through this process, um, but it's You know the in terms of imagination. I mean, I think they're going to be a number of different ways even ways that we don't see right now where student athlete can benefit. Uh, from from the name and the gym Like myth here. That certainly won't, uh, conflict with what the university will be doing so I don't see any cannibalization by any names Hard to miss. All right. Joe Tate State Representative. Thanks for being here. Thanks for everyone.
Lori and Julia
MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezos' Ex-Wife, Is Giving Away Another $2.74 Billion
"Is doing some really fabulous philanthropy with the money that she got when she divorced Jeff Bezos. So she gave away $6 billion in 2022 500, different organizations. And now for the third time in less than a year, Mackensie Scott has announced a new round of grants worth 2.74. Billion dollars Good for her that she is showing the billionaires how to do it. That's right. So the latest grants are going to be distributed to 286 organizations, including major universities, arts groups, nonprofits working to combat racial injustice. Excuse me and domestic violence of some of those the average size of a grant that Mackenzie Scott is giving his $10 million right. Wouldn't it tell me would change everything for an organization could be incredibly life changing, So some of these organizations include the Alaska Native Heritage Center, the Broward College in Florida and Jazz at Lincoln Center. So you know,
KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"university art" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"But today Rachel is checking out. A new art exhibit called The Last Supper, currently on display at the Bellevue Art Museum. And while the name is similar, it's of very different idea. A collection of 800 plates hand painted by Oregon State University art professor Julie Green. They're blue and white, cobalt blue paint on white ceramics, mostly porcelain, and they're killed, fired and from a distance, it looks Quite homey and beautiful, but it's like something you might pull out of your grandmother's China cabinet, and then you get closer and you find out the context of the piece on each plate. Julie painted the last meal of an inmate executed in the United States, along with the date and the state. Oregon six September 1996 five eggs, sunny Side up hash browns, bacon strips crisp stack of pancakes with syrup. Julie started the project in 1998. I read about last meals in the morning paper, you know? Oklahoma in 1998. Oklahoma, actually has the highest executions per capita even higher than Texas. And so they would say what execution had happened The night before with the inmate was wearing the facial expressions of the inmate as they were killed. And for the last meal, they had six tacos. Sixth placed on its in six cherry Cokes. So what inspired me was a question. Why do we have this tradition? Why is this in the paper? Why? Why? Why? And so my family background I was in a conservative Republican family supported capital punishment. But when I went to college and learn more about the legal system, I became concerned of margin for air. Black individuals are seven times more likely to receive a wrongful conviction of murder than whites. So that statistic alone keeps me painting the plates. So I have an activist bend. I'm now opposed to capital punishment as you might have gathered. What do you think that you can learn about somebody by what they choose from their last meal. Several asked for crackers and grape juice, so they had communion. A number of the plates tell a story like the inmate that had never had a birthday cake, So the prison inmates made a birthday cake for them for their last meal. That's a huge story to me, that's really sad or in Really sad and also it's really speaks to the broader problems. This is an inmate that didn't have a very good chance. Much support growing up, never had a birthday cake. Julie started this project over 20 years ago, and she dedicates half of every year to painting new blue and white plates. So far, she's painted 896. But there have been more than 1500 executions in the U. S. To date. I hope that it will spark conversation and research and education about our legal system. Most people do have an opinion about capital punishment. 2019. It's the first time, according to a Gallup for that The majority of Americans prefer life without parole to capital punishment. But I hope that people will look at the plates and have a conversation and think about it later and have an informed decision about capital punishment. Whatever it is, Julie says the project started as a way to meditate on the topic. To try and understand why the last meals are made public and why the public has such a morbid curiosity about them, And I wish that I could say that I have an answer, and I have no more answer than I did When I started. I'm still wondering why the last supper exhibit will be a ban through October and Bam is currently accepting visitors by appointment. Go to my northwest dot com slash Rachel Bell for more information on the exhibit. Crazy girl and is a reminder that more and more places are opening up. And so I want to find out from you guys. You know, at what point are used going to start going back to restaurants and you museums and you know parties like you used to, so as far as your concern indoor parties, though, all my family except for one is vaccinated. We still stick outdoors and Only go indoors if it starts sprinkling, and then we open the windows. So we're even. You know, we're still cautious around each other, but yeah, I've been to restaurants. I've eaten indoors and I've eaten outside Haven't been to a museum yet. But, yeah, I'm getting more and more comfortable. I'm taking baby steps into it. Haven't been to And we've done outdoor dining a couple of times. I have not done indoor dining yet. Chris, you have the close encounter. What are you gonna do? Well, I've never stopped going to restaurants and things, uh, while taking precautions, So, Yeah, I've been doing that certainly for about six weeks. I didn't do anything. Um, but, yeah, I mean, I haven't been the closest thing to a museum and went to we went to an outdoor grizzly bear. Uh, exhibit in Bozeman. So that was kind of get together, But it was outside so But, yeah, I haven't been anywhere inside haven't had any indoor parties. Really? So, to be honest, it's not so much about like being afraid. You know, I'm fine. I think it's just getting used to it again is something I'm observing about myself. Really? It's just kind of like the slower pace of life and people being further away from me in the restaurant and standing further away from me in the grocery line, like part of me kind of likes this more distant, polite. Society. Yeah, I mean, we we have so many subscription. We had so many subscriptions that we would be going out like like sometimes two or three things every weekend, and those are starting to come back now. And I'm wondering if we will do that as much because it is kind of nice to just have the unstructured weekend to just sort of kick back and read em. And I'll still keep the mask in every pocket anyway. It is 8 54, and that's time for real time. Traffic Here is Chris.
KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"university art" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"But today, Rachel is checking out. A new art exhibit called The Last Supper, currently on display at the Bellevue Art Museum. Similar name, very different idea. Collection of 800 plates, hand painted by Oregon State University art professor Julie Green. They're blue and white, cobalt blue paint on white ceramics, mostly porcelain, and they're killing fired and from a distance. It looks quite homey and and beautiful, But it's like something you might pull out of your grandmother's China Cabinet and then you get closer and you find out the context of the piece On each plate. Julie painted the last meal of an inmate executed in the United States along with the date and the state Oregon six. 1996 5 eggs, Sunny side up hash browns bacon strips crisp stack of pancakes with syrup. Julie started the project in 1998. I read about last meals in the morning paper in Oklahoma in 1998. Oklahoma actually has the highest executions per capita even higher than Texas. And so they would say what execution had happened The night before with the inmate was wearing the facial expressions of the inmate as they were killed and for the Last meal. They had six tacos. Sixth placed on its in six cherry Cokes. So what inspired me was a question. Why do we have this tradition? Why is this in the paper? Why? Why? Why? And so my family background I was in a conservative Republican family supported capital punishment. But when I went to college and learn more about the legal system, I became concerned of margin for air. Black individuals are seven times more likely to receive among full conviction of murder thin whites, so that statistic alone keeps me painting the plates. So I have an activist. Then I'm now opposed to capital punishment as you might have gathered. What do you think that you can learn about somebody by what they choose from their last meal. Several asked for crackers and grape juice, so they had communion. A number of the plates tell the story like the inmate that had never had a birthday cake, So the prison inmates made a birthday cake for them for their last meal. That's a huge story to me, that's really or in really sad and also it really speaks to the broader problems. This is an inmate that didn't have a very good chance. Much support growing up, never had a birthday cake. Julie started this project over 20 years ago, and she dedicates half of every year to painting new blue and white plates. So far, she's painted 896. But there have been more than 1500 executions in the U. S. To date. I hope that it will spark conversation and research and education about our legal system. Most people do have an opinion about capital punishment. 2019. It's the first time, according to Gallup. All that the majority of Americans prefer life without parole to capital punishment, But I hope that people will look at the plates and have a conversation and think about it later and have an informed decision about capital punishment. Whatever it is, Julie says the project started as a way to meditate on the topic to try and understand why the less meals are made public. And why the public has such a morbid curiosity about them, and I wish that I could say that I have an answer, and I have no more answer than I did When I started. I'm still wondering why the last separate exhibit will be at band through October and Bam is currently accepting visitors by appointment. Go to my northwest dot com slash Rachel Bell for more information on the exhibit. It's now 5 39 time now for a few headlines. Amazon updates its return to work policy. A memo to workers says corporate and tech employees will not have to work with at the office full time once Covid restrictions lift. Those workers can do their job remotely at least two days a week. Amazon's corporate employees can also choose to work up to four full weeks per year, fully remote from a domestic location. And as travel rebounds, more flights will be coming to Bellingham. Southwest Airlines announced it will start service to the city starting in October. Jerry Heart tells Cairo seven TV The airlines arrival will make a huge difference. My family's here, so if I can fly directly to Bellingham, I can just have them pick me up at the airport. Southwest will now be the third airline to fly into Bellingham, joining Alaska and Allegiant. And coming up. We'll have a check on the roads right now. It's 5 39. This is Seattle's morning news, the Big League on the Dory Mountain Day They announced this joints for.
Weird AF News
"university art" Discussed on Weird AF News
"He found out that his art history professor wasn't alive. That's okay it's just art history. You don't need to have your professor be alive for that one. Those classes are stupid. Anyways won't be very helpful in real life. Aaron no worries there. Aaron went to twitter and wrote guys. I just found out that the professor for this online course taking died in like two thousand nineteen and he's technically still giving classes since he's literally my professor for this course and i'm learning from lectures that were recorded before his passing. I mean i guess technically read texts that were written by people who've died all the time but it's the fact that i looked up his will to send him like a question about our history and instead i pulled up his memoriam and that just threw me off a little. You know what i mean. Yeah it would throw me off a little as well. I don't know what you're expecting from a college education these days. I mean it's just such a waste of money ridiculous that you have to pay full price. Learn via zoom. these days is just. It's it's just a big racket man and let's let's be real if if Your major is art. I mean what do you expect men. Then it says concordia university confirmed to the media. That professor francois mark geoghegan a lecturer in the university. Art history department did indeed died. Die in two thousand nine hundred before the pandemic. This is just like you know. Universities will release you for everything you've got and they will. They'll just gonna take all your money and try to give you the least amount of an education that they can get away with. That's just how it is a joke. College is a joke. Sorry and you know. Some people have to learn the hard way like when you tried to your teacher. A question and the teachers not alive off like instances like this. Now it says here. The dead guy's lectures are not What alone is teaching the class. There are two teaching assistants and another professor that are helping out in the recordings of the dead teacher. Being used as teaching tools. The article says musicians recordings are frequently released after they die. Social media data often outlives its account holders as well but the phenomenon is less common in higher education. This incident sheds light on the difficulties of learning online during covid a phenomenon. That's up ending all sorts of social norms. Yeah i mean it is difficult for the student mostly to get like a proper education this way back enough that you gotta learn on zoom and now you gotta learn from a dead guy as well. I mean there's just doesn't seem fair. i don't know what you're paying erin for your education here at concordia. I hope it isn't too much money. I mean if you're getting a college education right now. If you're in college than in my opinion you fail to recognize the severity of the situation that we're all embedded in and that is the end of the world is coming and instead of getting a degree in art history maybe learn how to grow potatoes and shoot a rifle like skills that are really going to serve you during this apocalypse is upon us right now john that is so negative. Hey look at man. i'm trying to save all y'all's lives here all right. That's what i'm trying to do. You really going to sit in the classroom and learn art history right now in the pandemic. What are you out of your mind you so detached from reality that you like. Hey man you know what a good skill to have right now. I just want to learn about picasso. And rembrandt yeah. I'm gonna that's gonna serve me very well in the near future that okay. No sorry you better learn how to use a machete and make your own homemade jerky a check woman. Performs oral sex in order to stop a robbery at a gas station. A twenty four year old serbian rob the gas station and brought this a thirty six year. Old check woman offered him a blowjob to distract him until the police arrived. Unbelievable this lady's a hero. Did you ever know that. Show my dear you offer the robber or will say sex. Sorry guys just feeling playful. The article begins by saying sometimes even the toughest criminals get distracted by the very essence of sexual tension. Ooh do tell well. As serbian man recently robbed a gas station and lost all his swag to check lady who stopped him from escaping the crime scene by using an unusual tactic she offered him oral sex. That got him stuck in the place until the police arrived. Brilliant brilliant serbian or she slovakian. She is chick. I don't even know which is which what this bratislava's it sounds like type of sausage. According to local police allegedly man entered premises of gas station started to threaten clerk. Said i will beat you. I will beat you up clerk unless you give me all the money that you have behind counter after getting the cash from the counter robert park and kick employees many times and then leave building. But don't get too far thirty six year old woman offering him oral pleasure. Save day save the day. This check woman offering oral pleasure the understand a few moments later. The police found both of these individuals in incriminating position. On the gas stations toilet. The woman allegedly told the police. He's all yours now. I cannot manage anymore. That's when the twenty four year. Old serbian robert got arrested. Lost all the money. He had in his facing a trial for robbery. Whoa what do you know. The article says why a thirty six year old woman who wasn't even an employee of the gas station decided to stop robert with just such an unusual method as oral sex remains a complete mystery. Why didn't you ask her. She's right there.
Look Behind The Look
"university art" Discussed on Look Behind The Look
"I was born in the city and we like eight times. We kind of ended up in florida. Which is where did elementary middle school. And then i moved back the city when i was eighteen but it was always something that i was really drawn to and i always wanted to do and makeup. It didn't really occur to me as sort of a career until later on although definitely growing up for me it was a personal source of self expression and experimenting and transformation and i was always really drawn to and interested in aesthetics the wavelengths look and how things are designed and how we express things visually so. When i went to college. I studied theater. It was an experimental theater program. Which was which is really amazing. It kind of drew a lot of different types of artists and young theater makers directors and dancers and performers. And where was this. This was nyu. Oh wonderful. so within their acting department. And i knew at that point that i. I didn't want to be an actor but i i wanted to do storytelling and i wanted to make theater. And one of the focuses of that program was making original work and sort of finding your voice and and finding how how you tell stories and how to express express yourself in and for me. At the time i was really interested in mythology and magical realism and i. I wanted sort of create. These really Heightened realistic worlds and i found the faces of my sort of co students to be very limiting eight. And i i sort of really wanted to tell different stories and make different characters. So i started mask making and taught myself and i would make these sort of new faces to put on their faces and Can you can you explain a little more about mask. I went to art school as well. University arts and i took her stage makeup but i. I didn't take the mass class. Because it freaked me out buddy. Can you explain a little bit more pretty intense. I mean i was self taught. There's a there's a really incredible prop makers mask making book. That i i bought and i sort of in my apartment in my dorm rooms i would sort of get all the people and just like sculptors faces and i before i even went to make up school. I taught myself the hanley beards and animals. And i mean mask is really. It's a really ancient foremost user and and expression and creating characters in serbia put on his face and you paper mcshea on on an actor. Paper machine no no no. I wasn't at that point. Doing sort of sculpting the way do prosthetics. I would actually buy these premade those like o shea over that Or i would do balloons kind of depended on this is very i was very self tie was definitely sort of racing figuring out. They went But you know putting on assuming another face when he changed how you look. You really change for you. Are it changes. Everything changes your physicality changes. How you absolu- and how you express yourself so and you know masks and make up our. They're they're really related Obviously think makeup is a step more intimate. Because you're working directly onto the face rather than sort of assuming face over another face those kind of really my my into sort of working in this way physically to create characters and my junior year. I did a semester abroad in florence. Which is wow liz amazing. And i had an italian opera class..