The Sonja Haynes Stone Center will be hosting the showcase "He Was a Poem, He Was a Song" on Tuesday, Jan. 21 for their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
Many might not know, but the Ackland Art Museum hosts around 200 guided tours and 200 programs to bring access to high quality art to UNC and the surrounding community.
From the rise in software improvements to edit photos to the improvement of cellphone photo quality, the 2010s have been a revolutionary decade for different advancements in photography.
At UNC, there are many programs for dance, from the Carolina Girls dance team to various dance clubs. However, despite being approved in 2013, UNC does not have a dance minor. Currently, dance courses count as one credit hour and are categorized at PHYA. This lack of support and funding for a dance minor at UNC is drawing criticism from students and faculty. One professor, after lobbying for the minor through her seven years of teaching dance at UNC, is starting to wonder: "How many more years can I really wait this out?"
“I decided that my tragedy was going to become my strength and my pillar that I was going to move forward from.”
UNC alumna Kelly Popoff brings an art exhibition to campus that chronicles both personal and national histories and seeks to spark internal conversation to patrons.
“It took me a while to joke about it because it was so traumatic,” Will Purpura said. “Eventually, I was able to let go and move forward and I was able to incorporate that into art.”
Two festivals are partnering to help the public experience Latin American culture through film.
Students rave about UNC's advanced darkroom photography class and its professor Gesche Würfel. The class has two prerequisites but is open to all majors.
The FRANK Community Gallery will host an exhibition in October with art from professional artists and their Duke and UNC students. The goal is to allow students to share their art with the community.
Sophie Payne, a sophomore English major at UNC, holds a lithofilm negative which she will use to get higher contrast in her final enlargened print in an advanced Darkroom Photography class on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. "I always push my film which means that my film has more contrast. I like blacks and whites, I don't like as many greys. So, a lot of my images are intense," Payne said.