School of Visual Media and Performing Arts
Don’t call him “the RBG artist,” but Jac Lahav ’08 has a body of work, a fundraiser, and some family lore that inextricably bind him to the late Supreme Court Justice.
His lighting designs for two smash Broadway musicals make theater world’s most prestigious shortlist.
Faculty and alumni mentors, internship programs, and a new executive director at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema are helping students to polish their soft skills for careers in a notoriously tough industry.
Often against convention, Brooklyn College’s artists of color are known for turning typical notions of Black art on its end. Today they are encouraging the next generation of artists and art lovers to forge ahead in this tradition, but with the added role of crashing the gates of a long-established institution to become stewards of the American art scene.
With a lot of patience, creativity, and a tenacity matched by that of their students, many professors made it through the spring semester. Over the summer, they upped their game and came back this fall with some new skills.
After directing a video for Grammy Award–winning artist Ciara, senior film student Annie Bercy is on a path to follow her dreams.
Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema hires Academy Award–nominated film producer Richard N. Gladstein to help lead the next generation of diverse cinematic voices.
A professor tries a multi-pronged approach to “move the conversation.”
CNN anchor Don Lemon ’96 believes it is the duty of all Americans to defend the Constitution. In a conversation with Brooklyn College President Michelle J. Anderson, Lemon talks about the media landscape and the special responsibility journalists have toward the First Amendment.
A holistic approach to media literacy.
Brooklyn College scholars not only jump into the public discourse on the issue, but prepare their students for a vastly different media landscape.
Professor Irene Sosa documented the works of feminist artist Nancy Spero over decades. Last spring, her videos were a key feature of a major retrospective.
With an unusual donation to the Whitney Museum of American Art, Professor Jennifer McCoy and her husband, Kevin, endeavor to turn ownership of works of art on its end and over to the public.