Welcome to arts, ink., where our student columnists are given a forum to write about the arts and cultural thoughts that are on their minds! If you’re a U-M student interested in becoming a regular blogger, there may be a position available to get paid for your blogs! Read more about Blogging Opportunities here! Email … Continue reading Welcome to arts, ink.
(Self Portrait, 1928) In my art & design theory/history classes this semester, we came across the artist Claude Cahun–and I think that her story was too cool not to share. A Jewish French artist, Lucy Schwob adopted the androgynous name Claude Cahun, and produced prolific work exploring gender and beauty throughout her lifetime. She took … Continue reading Who was Claude Cahun?
It is becoming more and more popular for people to be growing their own food, or at least part of their food. Many people have small gardens in their yard that they will grow tomatoes and other vegetables that they can put into their meals. For people in larger cities this is a challenge because … Continue reading Gardening in the City
As a movie buff, of course I love all of the big classic films. I’ve seen Forrest Gump, Shawshank Redemption, and Pulp Fiction countless times, and I watch Raiders of the Lost Arc at what seems to be just about every family gathering. While huge movies like these have been proven great time and … Continue reading Hidden Gems
Love is an interesting matter. Love, a simple, four-lettered word. Yet, it has been the reason why wars have been fought between people, sometimes even leaving them forever wounded. Love, when we have it, can heal past wounds, and make us feel amazing. Yet, for those seeking it, it is torture. It is something several … Continue reading Love and Relationships
As my first year at Michigan comes to a close, I am bittersweet about leaving for the summer. Of course I’m excited to go back home, but I’ve made so many great friends and memories over the past eight months here that I’m hesitant to leave. As a freshman dual degree candidate, I chose to … Continue reading Foundation Year in Review
With summer only two weeks away, there are so many things to think about. Will you go back home? Where will you find a job/internship? And most importantly: What snacks will you eat?! A new and fun trend is to eat fun, colorful, and healthy popsicles. Here is a list of some to try out … Continue reading Summer!