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Gerald Clarke and Creative Sovereignty

September 27, 2022 by | Wilkinson College of Arts

Last week, Gerald Clarke, multimedia artist, enrolled member of the Cahuilla Band of Indians, and Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC Riverside, came to campus as part of Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies initiative. Combining various media in his sculptures, paintings, works on paper, videos, performances, and installations, Clarke

River Garza Expressing the Intersectionality of Identities through Visual Imagery

September 14, 2022 by Jean Park | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Earlier this summer, the Escalette Collection introduced Mercedes Dorame, an artist whose work asserts the Tongva people’s presence by intervening in the landscapes of California. Today, we’d like to introduce another Tongva artist who utilizes visual imagery to amplify the voices of Indigenous peoples in Los Angeles: River Garza. River Garza is a Los Angeles-based

“The Artist is Present” – New Escalette Podcast Hosted by Catalyst: A Creative Industries Podcast

June 30, 2022 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection is excited to share our new mini podcast series hosted by Catalyst: A Creative Industries Podcast, titled “The Artist is Present.” In this series, students interview Escalette Collection artists, asking questions about their artistic practice, career, and interests. A new episode will drop every Thursday during the month of July. You can

Naturality over Normality: Zackary Drucker and Taking Control of Transgender Representation

May 11, 2022 by Alex Faber | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Zackary Drucker, in collaboration with Rhys Ernst, created a series of photographs titled Relationship that lasted from 2008 until 2014 that focused on not only their evolving stages in their respective transitions, but also their attachment to one another. Gaze, energy, and intimacy are all important themes in this series. The representation of transgender bodies

Wind and Imagery of Migration: Interview with Escalette artist Bovey Lee

April 7, 2022 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Escalette Director, Fiona Shen, joins Hong Kong-born artist Bovey Lee, to discuss the imagery of migration and the freedom of creative practice. FS: So much of your imagery is airborne. I’ve noticed paper airplanes, balloons, streamers in the wind and birds, waves, sail boats, and

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