Interlude

Department of Art Interlude week, April 10 – 16

 

No experience necessary in any of the activities

All materials supplied (only Alaia surfboard has a fee)

Sign up for both Open and Limited Activities

Carpool to field trips

 

Picture Gallery of Ongoing Events


SUNDAY, April 10

 

LA Art and noodles field trip

Activity host- Laurel Beckman, beckman@arts.ucsb.edu

Open

Noon-5ish

Meet at noon in front of MOCA, leave SB at 9:30am and find parking near MOCA <https://www.moca.org/visit/grand-ave>

MOCA – $6.oo entrance fee with student id

250 South Grand Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel – no entrance fee, but good pricey coffee across the street

901 E 3rd St

LA

 

Visit Hito Steyerl’s great new video installation (US premiere) Factory of the Sun at MOCA, ramen noodles in Little Tokyo, bonus trip likely to LA’s Art District to see Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016 at the new Hauser Wirth & Schimmel gallery

 

MONDAY, April 11


 

Build an Alaia/Paipo Surfbaord

Activity host- Joel Sherman, joelsherman@hfa.ucsb.edu

Open to 5 participants, *materials fee- $200.

Starts Monday 9-12, 1-5, Tuesday 9-12, 1-5, Wednesday 9-12, Thursday 9-12

Meets in woodshop

 

Kick Off Community Pot-Luck Lunch

Activity host- Maya Trifunovic, mvt@umail.ucsb.edu
Open

Noon-1:30

Photo classroom Art# 1237
There will be refreshments, but bring something to share if you like

 

Animal Vision/Zoomorph

Activity host- Lisa Jevbratt, jevbratt@arts.ucsb.edu

Open

meet at 1:30 sharp in the e-studio:  Arts rm#2220, 1:30-4pm

Zoomorph is an app that simulates how other species see color. During an informative walk, participants are invited to use the app to see the world with the eyes of another species. The app works on all iOS devices. Download iphone version here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zoomorph/id707190886?mt=8

 

Tour Local Juvenile Detention Center

FULL

Activity host – Richard Ross, rross@arts.ucsb.edu

Open to 20 participants

Meet at 3:15

4500 Hollister Ave. Goleta

Just past Goleta Valley Little League Field on the left….and JUST after crosswalk; up driveway. We have to be on time at 3:30, so come a little early. Cameras OK. No pictures of kids.

 

Beachcombing/Drawing with Coal

FULL

Activity Host- Tom Pazderka, tompazderka@gmail.com
5-7pm
Open to 15 participants
meet at 5 at Coal Oil Point by the picnic tables

Scavenging and drawing, beach style.
Participants should wear old shoes or flip flops because they will get tar on them.  Old clothes or painting clothes are good to wear, coal is dirty. 

Stuff to bring which is all optional: sunscreen or long sleeves, hat (especially if they don’t want to get burned by the sun), sunglasses (so we can look at the sunset), plastic bag or ziploc bag to put coal into, also handy if there is trash on the beach, and a sketchbook.

 

TUESDAY, April 12


 

Silk Scarf Dyeing

FULL

Activity host – Carol Talley, ctalley@hfa.ucsb.edu

1 hour sessions offered from 9am-noon, 1-5pm, 2 or more people each session

foundation room Arts #1345

Create a dyed silk scarf using permanent fabric dye. Cool effects come from using rock salt and spray bottles of water. All supplies will be provided, including undyed scarves.

Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dye on, or bring an apron. If you don’t want to dye a scarf, you can bring a t-shirt or tote bag; clean and mostly cotton.

 

Bronze Pour Demo

Activity hosts- Emily Baker, Peter Sowinski, Michael Schmitt, Ken Yokota, emilybaker@umail.ucsb.edu
This will be a demonstration and participants will be viewing only. It will be an opportunity for students to learn more about the casting process and the facilities that are needed to pour.
All viewers must be wearing closed toe shoes. With out them, you will be asked to remain outside of the metal shop. No exceptions.
Open, meet at 10:30
10:30-noon
Atrium yard

 

Lunchtime Movie, something funny, something poignant

Activity host – Laurel Beckman, beckman@arts.ucsb.edu

Open
12:30-2
Photo Classroom, rm # Arts 1237

 

Guitar Wizardry

FULL

Activity host- Kip Fulbeck, fulbeck@arts.ucsb.edu

Open to 6 participants

Meet in front of the old Muddy Waters at 508 E Haley St

3pm (3-5pm)

Guitar set-up & repair with master tech: Come meet John Mooy in his shop … he’s known as “The Guitar Whisperer” and has worked for everyone in the industry, most recently as George Benson’s personal guitar tech on his world tour.  John will only meet with clients that are recommended to him.  We will visit his workshop, where he will talk about his work and passion, then work his magic on one of my guitars.

 

Experimental Print and Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Activity hosts- Cathy Ellis & Aurora Valentine, cathy@cathyellis.org

Open, drop in
6:30-8pm
Print Studio Arts #2235 for printing, Arts courtyard for dancing
Experimental print making + dancing, a few smocks available, or wear a work shirt

 

WEDNESDAY, April 13


Printerlude

Activity host- Harry Reese, reese@arts.ucsb.edu

Open, drop in, a few smocks available, or wear a workshirt, supplies provided

9am-noon, maybe longer

Print Studio, Arts #2235

 

Belly Dancing

Activity Host- Carol Talley, ctalley@hfa.ucsb.edu

Open to first 25 people

11 am-noon

Arts Atrium ‘clean room’

Learn non-traveling (that means you stay in one place) belly dancing moves

 

Lunchtime Movie

Activity host – Laurel Beckman, beckman@arts.ucsb.edu

Open

Noon-1:30

In this documentary director Agnes Varda deals with the issue of wealth and poverty in modern day France by exploring the world of gleaners and pickers.

Photo Classroom, rm Arts #1237

 

Natural History Small Object Making

FULL

Activity host- Rose E. Briccetti, rosebriccetti@gmail.com

Open to 25 participants
 
2-3:30pm, supplies provided
foundation room Arts # 1345
Preserving and pinning/mounting butterflies for display

 

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop

FULL

Activity host- Yumiko Glover, yumikohglover@gmail.com

Open to 25 participants

Session 1:   3:45-5pm   

Session 2:  5:15-6:30pm

foundation room Arts #1345

Traditional Chinese brush painting with rice paper and Sumi ink

 

The Great Mic + Chinatown

Activity host- Kip Fulbeck, fulbeck@arts.ucsb.edu

Open

7pm at the Great Company (downtown LA) for the Open Mic

1917 Bay Street, LA

Leave SB well in time to arrive (suggest early afternoon), contact Kip for a car space, Chinatown eats time and address info.

Open Mic Spoken Word Forum hosted by Beau Sia and Arianna Basco

They have a lottery for poets at 7:00 if anyone wants to perform

Kip can take 3 people in his car, he’s leaving UCSB at 3:30 and head to L.A Chinatown where you’ll eat first. Can see some galleries there is we have time as well. Possible JANM backstage tour.

 

THURSDAY, April 14


Sew Yourself a New Wallet

FULL

Activity Hosts- Edgar Ballesteros and Jennifer Vanderpool, jennifervanderpool@gmail.com

Open

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Room 1344

Participants may bring their own fabric. Scissors, sewing machine, and fabric provided by the hosts.

 

Foraging Materials Workshop

Activity hosts- Stephanie Washburn & Scotty Wagner, washburnsp@gmail.com

Open to 15 participants

11am-1pm

Meet in the courtyard of the Art Department

Mix paint from the good earth of Goodland and forage for found materials. Work as a group on responding to these materials- what do they evoke? Pair them up with a friend’s and/or take them on a field trip- how does this change their meaning?  Wear something that can get dirty. And bring a collection bag and two found materials to add to our foraged findings- one that you love and one that you really don’t.

 

Belly Dancing

Activity host- Carol Talley, ctalley@hfa.ucsb.edu

Open to 30 participants

1-2pm

Arts Atrium ‘clean room’

Learn non-traveling (that means you stay in one place) belly dancing moves

 

Argentine Tango Workshop

Activity host- Marcos Christodoulou, marcos00@umail.ucsb.edu

Open to 20 participants

2-4pm

Atrium ‘clean room’

This traditional urban people’s dance is unique in that it is purely led and followed, and entirely improvisational.  There are no steps, dancing is determined by the couple interpreting and responding to the music.  During this workshop you will understand some of the necessary background, learn the fundamentals, and dance! Wear closed shoes (anything that doesn’t wrap/strap around the ankle will fly off).

 

Swimming Lessons with Kip and members of the UCSB Swim Team

Activity host- Kip Fulbeck, fulbeck@arts.ucsb.edu

Open

2:00 pm

Campus pool (next to bike shop)

Want to improve your swimming?  It doesn’t matter what your level, 15 minutes with us and we will improve you dramatically!  Bring a swimsuit, towel and goggles & cap if you have them. We will have some extras if you don’t. Swimmers/Art students there to help.

 

1C Colloquium- Lewis DeSoto

Open, though limited seating

5-6:30pm

Embarcadero Hall

 

Honors Exhibition part 2 
“We All Hate Each Other, But Someone Likes You”
Open
Thursday April 14th, Reception 5-8pm
Arts Glassbox Gallery
Refreshments

 

FRIDAY, April 15


 

Marine Sciences REEF/Collecting Tanks and Low Tide walk

Activity host- Trela Cowan, tcowan@hfa.ucsb.edu

FULL

10:45am-1pm

Meet in courtyard outside of Arts 1316 at 10:45 am (REEF 11am-noon, walk noon-1pm)

See what local marine life looks like, what is collected for SBCC and UCSB labs to study, then take a walk down around Campus Point during low tide to see what’s there in an ever changing environment. Wear comfortable shoes, hat, sunglasses.

 

Silk Scarf Dyeing

FULL

Activity host – Carol Talley, ctalley@hfa.ucsb.edu

1 hour sessions offered from 9am-noon, 1-5pm, 2 or more people each session

foundation room Arts #1345

Create a dyed silk scarf using permanent fabric dye. Cool effects come from using rock salt and spray bottles of water. All supplies will be provided, including undyed scarves.  Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dye on, or bring an apron. If you don’t want to dye a scarf, you can bring a t-shirt or tote bag; clean and mostly cotton.

 

Funk Zone Tour

Activity host- Ava Selbach, aselbach@umail.ucsb.edu

Open

2pm-4pm, maybe longer

2pm meet at the Indigo Hotel -121 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

you can park at the train station nearby

Let’s become more aware of the scene in the local ‘funk zone’, including art spaces and eateries. Map here- https://funkzone.net/map-of-the-zone/

 

Tennis Lessons

Activity Host – Sunny Samuel, sunnysamuel3@gmail.com

2-3pm: Beginners: learn the basics! Up to 8 participants

3-4:00pm: Intermediate to Advanced. Up to 8 participants

Tennis courts near Harder Stadium

Let your inner [insert tennis superstar here] out and join us for a lesson on the courts (by Harder Stadium), followed by fun hitting/games. I will provide the tennis balls, and I have a few extra racquets if you need one. Bring water, athletic shoes, and your best fist pump!

 

SATURDAY, April 16


 

Getty Center Museum

Activity host- Helen Taschian, taschian@arts.ucsb.edu

Open

noon-3, or longer

parking is $15. per car (suggest carpooling)

Meet at noon at the top area where the tram drops you off.

https://www.getty.edu/visit/center/plan/hours.html#map_canvas

1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049

 

SUNDAY APRIL 17


 

Introduction to Lap Loom Weaving

FULL

Activity host- Hannah Rose Vainstein, hannah@hannahvainstein.com

Open to 6 participants- must sign up before 5pm on April 6

Lower Lodge Studio in SB, address sent to participants

 

In this four hour class (including a lunch break) we will be covering the basics of lap loom weaving. You will learn how to warp the loom and for the weft you will be using thick wool yarn. This beautiful wool will allow us to weave a little faster and cover more ground. You will learn some basic weaving patterns including how to add tassels.

Please bring: Pen and paper, a lunch

 

 

 

 

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