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.
Last night, I went to the Out Night screening of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and it was such a unique experience. It was also endearing to see members of the Ann Arbor community come together to watch and participate in the film festival. I had never gone to the AAFF before, nor had I … Continue reading The Ann Arbor Film Festival
Recently, I had the opportunity to watch the movie Black Panther. I am an avid fan of all superhero movies, so I was especially excited to watch this one. I had already heard great reviews from my family and friends, and it truly did not disappoint. Here’s why: 1.) There’s a believable villain: in many … Continue reading Reasons to Love Black Panther
In the past ten years a trend in Hollywood has taken over blockbuster movies. Studios love to make movie adaptations from popular books or comic books. The bigest and most popular has been superhero movies, both Marvel and DC, with adapting comic books into record breaking movies. The audience for people who are going to … Continue reading Books to Movies
Recently I read the book The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel Wilson, which follows a girl named June, a post-grad specialist of ancient machinery, and Peter, the automaton who sweeps her up in his quest to stop another automaton who is bent on consuming all the anima, the spirit that keeps the automatons alive. Though the … Continue reading The Humanity of AI
For the past few years, one of my favorite artists has been James Jean. I discovered him on Instagram (as I do with a lot of creators), and was immediately mesmerized. I am often attracted to painters that leave me wondering how on earth they have created their work, and Jean definitely left me in … Continue reading James Jean: Making Movie Posters an Art Form
While searching for information on the Cube, I found the website for the President’s Advisory Committee on Public Art. The Committee works to sustain installation and maintenance of public art around campus. Most intriguing, to me, was the assertion that “outdoor sculpture should be an integral part of the educational and research mission of the … Continue reading Public Figures