Show & Tell @ Playground: Grad Jam

Show and Tell
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

This month’s Show & Tell features multi-media presentations by three of UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry 2015-2016 Graduate Fellows who will share findings from their work. The subjects range from urban archaeology, to looking at Cape Town's informal settlements and an analyzation of American visual culture representation in learning institutions.

Topics and speakers include:

  • Carolina Maki Kitagawa
    “Under Construction: The Archive of Apocryphal Merit” – This project re-analyzes American visual culture representation in pedagogical institutions through studio art practice and art "history." Kitagawa is a MFA student.
  • Angela Storey
    “Everyday Infrastructure: Narrating Informality in Cape Town, South Africa” – This research explores the often overlooked everyday experiences of residents in Cape Town's informal settlements, examining individual and collective work to secure access to water, sanitation and electricity services 20 years post-Apartheid. Storey is a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology.
  • William White
    "Digging Grandma's Backyard: How a Public Archaeology Project Helped Boise, Idaho Confront Race" – The River Street Archaeology Project in Boise, Idaho was a chance for a community to use science to reconnect with its past. White is a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology.