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Schematic of Sarah Rutherford's proposed mural for the Dewey Hall tunnel

Tunnel Mural Project in Progress

March 25, 2015

Artist Sarah Rutherford is creating a new mural for the tunnel system under Dewey Hall. It includes an image of women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony, and the University's official flower, the dandelion.

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MJ Barbeau's "I'm on a Diet" (acrylic on canvas)

(en)Gendered Marks Tenth Anniversary

January 28, 2015

For ten years, this annual competition and exhibition has showcased the artwork of undergraduate students exploring ideas of gender, identity, and sexuality.

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Celebrating Independence Through Art and Activism

June 23, 2014

Artist-activist Heather Layton’s global intercultural art project celebrates the Independence Days of 59 countries.

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Street artist

Day of the Arts Showcases Street Art

April 4, 2014

In April, students, faculty, and staff gathered together to celebrate this two-day series showcasing movement, dance, and art executed outside of traditional art venues.

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Rettner Hall

New Artist Residence Program Begins

April 3, 2014

Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge and Cary Peppermint created a new artist residency, and welcomed French-Canadian duo Louis Couturier and Jacky Georges Lafargue.

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Fermentation workshop

New Media Fermentation Workshop

March 31, 2014

This edible art collaboration between Professors Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint allows students to make their own vegetable ferments while new media art students document and remix the experience.

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Mobile phone

Artists Create Mobile App to Explore Urban Spaces

January 23, 2013

Two professors at the University of Rochester are looking to slow people down using mobile technology.

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