Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX) — April 10–May 3, 2015 — features works in the creative arts by students at Grinnell.
Faulconer Gallery exhibition “Against Reason: Anti/Enlightenment Prints by Callot, Hogarth, Piranesi and Goya,” explores the darker side of the Enlightenment, opens Friday, April 3.
Award-winning poet and playwright Dan O’Brien on campus for short course and talk, returns in April.
German artist Christiane Baumgartner is internationally known for monumental woodcuts that contrast the modern process of shooting digital video, resulting in distanced, ordered and simplified digital information, and the physicality of creating prints using ancient woodcutting techniques. In her Faulconer Gallery talk, Baumgartner will discuss how the centuries-old, labor-intensive process of cutting a printing block from wood offers space for reflection on the fleeting moments captured instantly in video and the contrast between the systems of nature vs. digital systems.
Experts discuss economic justice, urban education, grassroots organizing, and deindustrialization.
Eugene Gaub presents Ravel's “Le Tombeau de Couperin: A Memorial to Friends Killed in the Great War.”