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Artist Saba Taj talks activism

Saba Taj creates political posters along with students during an event open to the public on Wednesday, April 5 at the Hege-Cox Printmaking Studio in Greensboro, North Carolina. // Photo courtesy of Erin Kye

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

“What’s most notable to me is it’s one of the few times that I’ve depicted the villain, the thing that is being struggled against, in a body,” said artist Saba Taj. “The figure is stealing milk, in this violent way, from the breast of a woman of color and is backwashing that milk back into...

Exhibit paints portrait of changing country

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Pink, gray and beige cliffs are complemented by streaks of orange paint as though the sun had turned its rays into rain. This scenery is depicted in a painting titled “The Cliff,” which is one of 36 paintings in the new “Altered States: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition” art exhibit....

Drake discusses ‘Double Vision’ at exhibition opening

Drake discusses ‘Double Vision’ at exhibition opening

Juliet Magoon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

On Sept. 18, Human Rights Photographer Todd Drake displayed his multimedia exhibition “Double Vision: Perspectives of Palestine” in the McMichael Atrium in Founders Hall. The multifaceted exhibit featured an enthralling array of photos, narratives and videos taken by students living in West Bank...

Queer Covers: Lesbian Survival Literature exhibits often-ignored information

Queer Covers: Lesbian Survival Literature exhibits often-ignored information

Jamie Luckhaus

April 12, 2013

Queer Covers: Lesbian Survival Literature is a traveling exhibit featuring the cover art of novels published between 1939 and 1965 that focus on lesbian storylines. These pieces were so heavily shunned at the time that women had to view them in secrecy and even burn or throw them away afterwards, according...