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Election 2020 But Make it Funny NOV 18, 2020 ELECTION 2020, BUT MAKE IT FUNNY: A COMICS WORKSHOP WITH AJUAN MANCE 5:00 pm, Zoom Program This election season has been… A LOT. Let’s use art and storytelling to have some fun with it! Join us for a comics workshop led by renowned artist, writer, and Mills Professor, Ajuan Mance. Learn the secrets to creating an engaging comic, then draw your own election experience and share it with the group. No special tools or experience required! All you need is a piece of paper, something to draw with, and your memories from Election 2020. Registration on Eventbrite required. This workshop is free and open to the public.
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Events Cordova Video Library Graduate Lecture Series Presented by Sofía Córdova Sofía Córdova gave this lecture over a video conferencing platform during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. Originally intended to be a live event as part of the 2019-2020 Mills College Art Lecture Series, the talk was adapted to this format to comply with public health and safety mandates of the time. The recording starts just after the beginning of the lecture, and so did not capture Sofía's introduction or acknowledgement of the bizarre situation.
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Events Variations Video Library Tree Talk: Variations on Impression For María Elena Gonzáles, composed by Marc Zollinger with Illuminated Grey Ensemble In conjunction with her exhibition Tree Talk, María Elena González invited Mcar Zollinger with ensemble Dirt & Copper to premier an original score generated from González's birch tree rubbings. In collaboration with González, Zollinger translates the visual, gestural, and topographic data found in the markings of birch tree bark into musical notation to be performed in the gallery. Performers: Curt Brown (Electronics); Golnaz Shariatzadeh (Violin); Mitch Stahlmann (Flute); Rodolfo Cordova-Lebron (Voice); Tim Russell (Percussion); Tony Gennaro (Percussion); Lee Hodel (Upright Bass); Jake Parker Scott (Alto Sax); Marc Zollinger (Conductor).
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Events Variations Video Library Tree Talk: Variations on Impression For María Elena Gonzáles, composed by John Ivers with Dirt & Copper ensemble In conjunction with her exhibition Tree Talk, María Elena González invited John Ivers with ensemble Dirt & Copper to premier an original score generated from González's birch tree rubbings. In collaboration with González, Ivers translated the visual, gestural, and topographic data found in the markings of birch tree bark into musical notation to be performed in the gallery. Performers: Tony Gennaro (Percussion); Julie Herndon (Harmonium/Electronics); John Ivers (Clarinets); Michelle Lee (Flutes); Matt Robidoux (Guitar); Golnaz Shariatzadeh (Violin).
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