The Daily 49er sat down with Mario Yabarra Jr. and Karla Diaz, co-founders of the art collective Slanguage and curators of the University Art Museum’s latest exhibit, ‘Call and Response, When We Say… You Say.” The duo discuss the inspiration behind the exhibition and what they had hoped to achieve.[Read More…]
Waves of people flooded the University Art Museum Sunday for the opening reception of “Call and Response, When We Say…You Say,” an exhibition guest curated by Slanguage co-creators Karla Diaz and Mario Ybarra Jr.
Twenty vinyl records representing people of color who who were victims of police brutality and gun violence hung from a tree near the retired Prospector Pete statue, in a politically motivated art piece by senior studio art major Ashley Galvan. “#Paused,” Galvan’s statement piece, is not only a condemnation of[Read More…]
Students and faculty were left with more questions than answers after a public forum to address “American MONUMENT,” and the firing of University Art Museum Director Kimberli Meyer provided no new revelations for attendees. Around 40 people attended the session Tuesday which was led by Cyrus Parker-Jeannette, dean of the[Read More…]
If there’s one thing that unites college students, it’s free food. With that in mind, the University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach has teamed up with the nonprofit organization Food Forward to bring fresh farmers market produce to students for free. On the second Monday of every month,[Read More…]