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Music, art, design and theatre come together at UC Davis on a single day through exhibitions, performances and events. On Oct. 4, the College of Letters and Science’s arts programs showcase the diversity of the university’s performing and visual arts in a series of free events.
Lucy Puls will be participating in the exhibition “Falling Spaces” at the Schmidt und Schütte gallery in Essen-Kettwig, Germany. The exhibition, which runs from September 16-23, includes Rollin Beamish, Nina Brauhauser, Christina Gruber, Jan Glismann, Petra Höcker, Merle Lembeck, Evangelos Papadoupelos, Johannes Tritien, Miriam Gießler, Hubert Sandmann, and Norbert Pielsicker, in addition to Puls.
“Falling Spaces” is a collaboration between the Schmidt und Schütte and the Tanzmoto Dance Company.
Rachel Deane’s (MFA 2019) installation Mending will be on display at the artist collective AUTOMAT in Philadelphia where she has transformed the space using her signature labor-intensive, layered approach to storytelling. In Mending, Deane takes a look at contemporary dating culture, both positive and traumatic. Rooted in literary references including Hamlet’s Ophelia and Faust’s Aricia, this idea was originally manifest as a short story written by Deane, and then evolved to material form, and now contains dozens of objects, drawings, structures, and spaces.
Gina Werfel and Hearne Pardee will participate in Hackett Mills’ “NYSS: West Coast Connections,” the first showcase to celebrate the West Coast alumni of the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture. The show was selected by New York-based critic and curator Karen Wilkin and features the work of 18 contemporary artists, including Gina and Hearne .
The Art Building is located on Hutchison Drive, about halfway between the Memorial Union and Mrak Hall on the UC Davis campus. There is limited parking behind the building, but there is visitor parking nearby, across the Arboretum in lot VP5.