One of the things I’ve wanted to do before I graduate was to explore the Reading Viaduct, an abandoned elevated railroad site near the Callowhill and Chinatown North neighborhoods in Philadelphia. I crossed this off my bucket list on Saturday January 28 when two of my friends and I climbed under a fence onto the railroad to take some promotional photos for my fellow senior friend Joy Chan’s dance thesis piece. Continue reading
On Wednesday November 16, photographer Kris Graves joined Dean Walters’s weekly lunch discussion as a special guest. He shared insights on his inspiration for his work and the process behind his latest exhibit Testament Project, which is on display in the Canaday Library Class of 1912 Rare Book Room (until December 18). Graves is currently a New York based photographer, Studio Manager at Guggenheim Museum, and Adjunct Professor, Parsons School of Design, New York. Continue reading
Not too long ago, I visited the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery at Haverford for their The Past is a Foreign Country exhibit. I was back today for their latest exhibit The Wall in Our Heads. The exhibition, curated by Haverford Postdoctoral Writing Fellow Paul Farber, features artworks by American artists reflecting on social political boundaries during the Cold War in Berlin and throughout American history leading up to today’s issues. 2015 also marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany.
On this calm Saturday before midterms really hit, I found myself on Haverford’s campus after a club meeting trying to kill time during that awkward Blue Bus gap. I remembered that there was an exhibit in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, so I scootered by to take a look.