Winter/Spring 2017

When it comes to the arts at Brandeis, one magazine can't hold it all! Expand your experience with these videos, galleries and interviews.

Compiled by Brooke Granovsky '18

Music Extras

The Lydian String Quartet in concert: Mozart's String Quartet No. 19 in C Major

 

The Lydian String Quartet in rehearsal: Ravel String Quartet-First movement


Visual Arts Extras

Mark Bradford discusses the intersection of social justice and art with Prof. Anita Hill at the Rose Art Museum, fall 2014.

Browse the Rose Art Museum's digital collection.

The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute's Artist-in-Residence, Helène Aylon, reads from her book Whatever is Contained, Must Be Released: My Jewish Orthodox Girlhood, My Life as a Feminist Artist (Feminist Press) and presents slides and video of her work in this talk at the Brooklyn Museum from summer 2013:



Theater Extras

Jamie Semel's thesis, "Luna," draws from environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill's life. Semel watched documentaries, like the one below, to gain insight into Hill's state of mind during and after her Redwood protest:

 The video below allows viewers to virtually climb a Redwood tree. Semel used the video to gain a better understanding of what Butterfly-Hill went through during her two year protest:

Semel also viewed images of Butterfly-Hill’s protest to learn about the event from a historical perspective and read Butterfly-Hill’s poetry to gain a closer look into the activist’s state of mind.

The Brandeis Theater Department's spring show, "Leveling Up," was written by noted playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer. Read a critical summary of the play, a review of the Interrobang Theatre Company's production (warning: spoilers), and an interview with Laufer about her later works, to prepare to see the show when it opens at the Laurie Theater in Spingold Theater Center on March 9.

Watch the trailer for the Steppenwolf Theater Company's 2014 production of "Leveling Up" below: