The Northeastern community came together for wheat-pasting public art projects, a block party, and an interdisciplinary panel discussion centered on Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s artist residency, which is focused on addressing street harassment of women and using art to provoke social change.
A variety of video, card, and board games developed by Northeastern students were on display at the Center for the Arts’ Game Demo Day on Thursday evening.
Learning by Design traces the influence that the Kindergarten movement—the revolutionary educational system developed Friedrich Frobel in Germany—had on culture and the impact it had in laying the grounds for modernist art, architecture, and design.
Hip-hop in American culture and its connections with Barack Obama’s presidency set the stage for a thought-provoking panel discussion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop culture, and politics.
The ethos behind the mission of the Northeastern Center for the Arts is simple, says center director Bree Edwards: “Artists, creativity, and entrepreneurship contribute to society in incredibly thoughtful, provocative, and challenging ways.”