Arts at UNC Blog
Student Feature: Tyler Jensen
Tyler Jensen will take the stage in the lead role of The Who’s Tommy, opening this week on March 2 at 7:30PM in Langworthy Theatre. Jensen is a junior at UNC majoring in musical theatre and minoring in dance.
March 01, 2016
Music Students Develop Educational App Through Spark Initiative
The UNC School of Music has announced the winners of the first annual Spark Initiative. Students Braeden Ayres and Trevor Lovell will receive $1,500 from the Monfort College of Business to continue development of a mobile and web-based app that teaches students rhythmic concepts.
February 26, 2016
Student Feature: Mike Conrad
UNC Jazz composition doctoral student Mike Conrad has received 5 prestigious awards for his original work so far this academic year. Mike’s success has taken him on national and international trips to hear his compositions performed by professional jazz ensembles.
February 12, 2016
Longshadow: Shyra DeSouza
Longshadow is a collection of mini installations of interior home spaces that emphasize the monumental, curio cabinet, or trophy-like relationship to kitsch items. Each contains a combination of assembled objects, as well as elaborate, serpentine objects created by the artist. Other small items are incorporated in an unnervingly awkward and sparse way. Complex layered shadows create an abstraction of the forms, enabling the viewer to see many angles/perspectives at once.
January 12, 2016
Design & Technology Students Receive Surprise Recognition
Three UNC Design & Technology Students, Naomi Gold, Tim Mack, and Patrick Hinchliffe, recently entered a contest put on by the lighting company High End Systems. With help from faculty member Ryan Andrus, they programmed a virtual design using the company’s proprietary software and control systems and were judged on creativity and use of the company’s equipment, all for a chance to win a trip to a lighting design trade show in Las Vegas.
December 16, 2015
The Ballast: Anja Marias
Anja Marais will take over the Mariani Gallery with her installation THE BALLAST. The installation will create an environment that questions the experience of change, stagnation, and our ability to embrace surrender. Anja’s work builds an intricate visual poem into the space that brings forth a feeling of contemplation and longing.
September 22, 2015