"It was really important to myself and to The Bridge to promote Black artists' work and make the Black experience the forefront of the slideshow," Granger said.
Quarantine and social distancing have sparked a greater conversation regarding interaction with art and how the power of technology can be harnessed to create impactful viewing experiences.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered to wish graduating students in the English department’s Area Program in Literary Prose godspeed on their post-collegiate journeys.
While Charlottesville residents, like many people across the world, are facing difficult and uncertain situations, organizations like IX Art Park are working to provide even just a sliver of comfort and a spark of creativity and imagination until they can invite the community to their space again.
For departments like studio art, drama and dance, the transition to online classes comes with a unique set of challenges.
Should audiences have a chance to see Dia’s latest film, they will be well rewarded for immersing themselves in an authentically specific narrative that speaks to universal truths.
One particularly striking aspect of the exhibition is the makeup of its creative team, with an advisory board of 21 women — the majority of whom are Native American —comprised of artists, scholars and community members.
The New Works Festival, co-sponsored by the Drama Department and an Arts Enhancement Grant, featured four plays written, directed and performed by students.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the University becoming a co-ed school, three female-led bands and one female solo artist performed at the third Tiny Desk Concert, presented by UPC.
University students and faculty gathered in the Ruffin Gallery to view the captivating performance videos on display — titled “Blot,” “Gestalt” and “Bunny Boy,” each of which offered a unique experience.
Despite the event being a competition, there was a strong sense of camaraderie in the room as people from all different cities joined together to cheer on the performers all the way up until the end.