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.
Having discovered DIY music last year, I was fascinated by the dreamy, synth-filled ballads of young artists like Clairo and Gus Dapperton. Alternatively called bedroom pop, DIY music has proliferated through Spotify and Soundcloud. The subgenre is defined by lo-fi, somewhat psychedelic music that musicians create (some out of the comfort of their own bedroom). … Continue reading New Year, New Music
Detroit has been a hub of activity in the state of Michigan since the state was formed. Like all big cities in the US, there are a lot of events that are constantly going on in Detroit. Everyday there is some form of sporting event, conference, and concert. Detroit has an abundance of concert venues … Continue reading Detroit’s Arenas
Within the first week of moving back to campus, I’ve been spending almost all my time with my friends, going to events, settling into my new dorm, doing work for student orgs, or just getting caught up in the day-to-day functions of sleeping, showering, working out, etc. I had forgotten how all-consuming my life in … Continue reading On Finding Time To Create
(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