ArtSci Roundup: Math Bass: A Stuck In The Mirror Image, The World of Noh Drama starring Takeda Munenori, and more


arts and entertainment

October 4, 2021

Through public events and exhibits, connect with the UW community every week! This week, attend gallery exhibitions, conferences and more.

Many of these opportunities are broadcast through Zoom. All UW faculty, staff and students have access to Zoom Pro via UW-IT.

Math Bass: an image stuck in the mirror

October 16 – March 6 | Henri art gallery

Los Angeles based artist Maths Bass (born 1981, New York, NY) will create a site specific installation at Henri art gallery featuring a series of recent oil paintings (a new medium for the artist), kinetic mural, sculpture and large-scale wall applications. Immerse yourself in this exciting exhibition inside the galleries and outside with an exterior vinyl mural “painting”. The exhibition will open in October with a performance by the artist that highlights the relationship between the seen and the invisible in the work.

Free | More information

Danish string quartet

October 15, 7:30 p.m. | Meany Hall – Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater

Fierce friends as well as colleagues, Danish string quartet is celebrated not only for their integrated sound and impeccable intonation, but for the infectious joy they bring to musical creation. The quartet, which has been playing together since childhood, returns to Meany Center on stage with an imaginative program by Purcell arranged by Britten, a suite of dances by composers spanning continents and centuries, and the unique arrangements of the traditional Nordic folk music quartet.

$ 10-60 + | Buy tickets and more information

Book Launch: Angels in Ancient Jewish Culture – Mika Ahuvia

October 14, 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. | In line

Mika ahuviaThe new book on Angels in Ancient Jewish Culture examines a common element of Jewish practice that is often overlooked or rejected – angels, the invisible beings who serve as intermediaries, guardians, and role models for humans.

In a conversation with the author Sigal Samuel, Ahuvia will discuss how angels have extended the human experience of the divine beyond scriptures and synagogues walls through time, and how related practices – including magical invocations – exemplify the many ways people have practiced Judaism and Jewishness throughout history. Learn more about the book.

Free | RSVP and more information

The world of drama noh with Takeda Munenori

October 13, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | In line

Takeda Munenori, the world-renowned Noh performer and her ensemble of actors and musicians will perform selected scenes from a number of Noh performances from Tokyo, Japan, with commentary from Professor Paul Atkins.

This event will also include a demonstration of tools and materials used in Noh theater and will be followed by a live question-and-answer session with Master Takeda Munenori from Tokyo and Professor Paul Atkins, moderated by Professor Stephen Sumida.

Free | RSVP and more information

Conrad Tao

October 13, 7:30 p.m. | Meany Hall – Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater

Conrad Tao appeared around the world as a pianist and composer. He has been hailed as a musician “of convincing intelligence and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times. Recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Fellowship, Tao has become a stimulating artist and galvanizing leader among the new generation of classical musicians. For his expected Meany Center First, Tao takes the listener on a journey through the sonic worlds of the compositional voices of the past and the immediate present, including a new piece commissioned from the pianist himself.

$ 10-65 + | Buy tickets and more information

Nyle DiMarco – Live Aloud

October 12, 6:30 p.m. | Meany Performing Arts Center

Hearings are moved as and when Nyle DiMarco discusses and demonstrates the value of non-verbal communication and embraces its true identity. By sharing first-hand experiences from his life and career, he piques the curiosity of listeners as they gain a better understanding of the Deaf community. In his powerfully moving presentations, Nyle reveals his triumphs, challenges, fears and dreams, and encourages others to live their own lives authentically and define their own versions of success. Listeners come away enlightened and empowered to ignore societal pressures, embrace diversity, and appreciate and harness their personal strengths.

Free | RSVP and more information

W day

October 15 | Red Square

UW was founded on November 4, 1861. In 2011, W Day was established to commemorate the University’s 150th anniversary. Today, the W Day tradition continues as a campus-wide and community-wide celebration of UW’s anniversary, coinciding with Homecoming.

The top four reasons not to miss the W Day celebration in Red Square on October 15:

4. It’s the perfect way to kick off Homecoming weekend.

3. There will be T-shirts, music and more.

2. You can show the world why you heartheartheart the UW.

1. Coming back to campus together = AWESOME!

Looking for more?

Discover the UWAA Stronger Together webpage for more digital engagement opportunities.

Tag (s): ArtsUW • Burke Museum • College of Arts and Sciences • Department of Asian Languages ​​and Literatures • Henry Art Gallery • Meany Center for the Performing Arts • Meany Hall for the Performing Arts • Stroum Center for Jewish Studies


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