PREVIEW: Hair & Other Stories by Urban Bush Women

Summary: “Hair & Other Stories” is a collection of performances combining different forms of dance, singing, and acting that relay stories peeling at issues relating to identity. Performances will be accompanied by original music composed by the Illustrious Blacks. Questions to keep you going: How does UBW intend to extend current conversations on American social … Continue reading PREVIEW: Hair & Other Stories by Urban Bush Women

PREVIEW: Aftermath: Landscapes of Devastation

Aftermath: Landscapes of Devastation, the UMMA’s latest photography exhibition, promises an unflinching look at environments wrought with destruction and the humans amidst them, as viewed at-scale in front of catastrophe of humbling enormity. Opening this Saturday in the UMMA Photography Gallery, the show features compact snapshots of immense pain and loss, pushing viewers to search … Continue reading PREVIEW: Aftermath: Landscapes of Devastation

REVIEW: Accidental Photographer: Seoul 1969

In Margaret Condon Taylor’s snapshots of 1969 Korea, we are provided a glimpse of a nation on the brink of rapid transformation, a moment of seeming stillness before the spectacular growth to come. The U-M Nam Center for Korean Studies’ presentation of Accidental Photographer: Seoul 1969 is an inconspicuous showcase of Korea through the muted … Continue reading REVIEW: Accidental Photographer: Seoul 1969