It can be difficult to put a price on art. A beautiful, painstakingly crafted painting might sell for less than $100 at a coffee shop, while a banana duct-taped to a wall fetches $120,000 at Art Basel. A van Gogh … Continue reading Congratulations to Our MakerSpace Manager!
Join the Language and Media Centers for a conversation with Anita Castillo-Halvorssen. Since graduating from Swarthmore in 2015, Anita has been collaboratively building stories in film, on stage, and in classrooms. Development of her original solo play All She Has reveals some artistic tendencies she first spotted in her work during her time as an FMST and Theater student at Swat – specifically collage, nonlinear narrative, and memory manipulation. In her recent web series Call From, she explores canonical theater via a queering filmic lens and an irreverent dose of humor. Her work as a teaching artist and member of the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble … Continue reading Artist Talk with Anita Castillo-Halvorssen
We can learn to be better, but we have to choose to do so. The number of incremental changes we could make on any given day is large, but it can certainly be overwhelming to try and make them all … Continue reading Inclusive Resources for Being Better at Life
We have all come to appreciate the ability to consume documents in different ways in recent months. When a document is made accessible, it means we provide readers with multiple ways of interacting with it. We can listen, we can … Continue reading How to be friendly to everyone’s reading style
As everything changed so abruptly in our Swarthmore-and-beyond lives in March 2020, I thought about the myriad ways I had been fortunate to learn from others. I have always been a generalist, a person who enjoys a wide variety of … Continue reading A Growing Set of (Not Always ITS-Focused) Resources
After President Smith announced Swarthmore’s remote stance for the rest of the semester, we have watched our community rally quickly to move to an almost-entirely remote stance. We are so appreciative of all of the folks who have worked to … Continue reading Resources For A Mostly-Remote Swarthmore