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Rice Architecture welcomes new faculty Architecture of rice MD Anderson Hall 6100 Main Street Houston, Texas 77005United States Rice Architecture is pleased to welcome four new professors this spring: Amna Ansari, guest critic; Curtis Davis (BA’75), lecturer; Yenha, guest spokesperson for Smith; and Ann Him, Cullinan Visiting Professor. “We are thrilled to welcome such an …

It is tempting to wonder if the refusal to cooperate is linked to Angier herself. His biography of Primo Levi has been much criticized for its intrusive and overconfident psychologization, and for having too much Angier in it: to a lesser extent, his work on Sebald has some of the same problems. She dramatizes her …

Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) is at the beginning of a long journey towards building a more equitable, diverse and inclusive (EDI) institution. We are looking for people, at all levels of the institution, who want to join us on this journey of intentionality and public accountability. This path expands our workforce (board, staff, volunteers), broadens …

Click to enlarge Photo: Courtesy of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library A rendering of artist Jew Lewin’s initial light sculpture concept BLINK is slated to return in 2022, but downtown residents and visitors may soon experience a year-round portion of BLINK. As part of its current Building the Next Generation library renovation project, the …

As the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and UNESCO celebrated their joint efforts to restore and safeguard the village of New Gourna on December 23, stories of the architectural and human brilliance and inspiration of the late Hassan Fathy have been told. Fathy (1900-1989) was an internationally renowned Egyptian architect, honored and recognized worldwide. He won …

PORTRATURE, painting and photographs invite themselves into a mix of historical and contemporary exhibitions at Compton Verney in 2022. The Warwickshire Art Gallery and Park will also unveil two outdoor installations, by renowned artists Luke Jerram and Morag Myerscoug. The house exhibits include: Sky Portrait Artist of the Year (February 19 to June 5) – …

Explaining climate and food issues in forms such as art and poetry can enable them to reach neurodivergent people or people from different backgrounds and better enable mass change, a radical new research project has found. The project, led by the campaign group for sustainable food Feedback and based on participatory action research (which uses …

Located on the corner of Angier and South Driver Street in East Durham, patrons of Rofhiwa Book Café have a view of passersby from all four directions, though most seem too engrossed in their books to notice. Plants hang by the cafe’s sunny windows, and artwork on the walls complement shelves lined with literature by …

Moved to Australia to flee religious persecution in his home country of Iran, Arman Gouniaei has made quite a rise, becoming an award-winning business owner in just three years. A member of the Baha’i community oppressed by the Muslim clergy for generations, Gouniaei was refused admission to university while in Iran. Choosing to study an …

AFTER her blockbuster historical fiction full of 1950s Hollywood glamor – The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Taylor Jenkins Reid focused on 1970s rock bands for her next. This, like her previous work, demonstrates a unique writing skill in creating fake celebrities who start to feel real. She captures the essence of this type of …