School of Visual Media and Performing Arts

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As we slowly emerge from the pandemic, the Theater Department at Brooklyn College continues to bring the talent of its students to audiences in virtual performances.

Riding the Wave

Riding the Wave

An alumna and media professional turned professor found her academic path in the rise of K-pop.

The Icon and the Artist

The Icon and the Artist

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.

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Theater Professor Justin Townsend Earns Two Tony Nominations

Theater Professor Justin Townsend Earns Two Tony Nominations

His lighting designs for two smash Broadway musicals make theater world’s most prestigious shortlist.

Keeping It Reel

Keeping It Reel

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.

A Broader Narrative

A Broader Narrative

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.

Teaching in the Pandemic

Teaching in the Pandemic

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.

Rooted, but Reaching for the Stars

Rooted, but Reaching for the Stars

After directing a video for Grammy Award–winning artist Ciara, senior film student Annie Bercy is on a path to follow her dreams.

Star Power

Star Power

Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema hires Academy Award–nominated film producer Richard N. Gladstein to help lead the next generation of diverse cinematic voices.

In Search of Truth

In Search of Truth

A professor tries a multi-pronged approach to “move the conversation.”

We Are the Protectors

“We Are the Protectors”

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.

Fry's Five

Fry’s Five

A holistic approach to media literacy.

Fake News Philosophers

Fake News Philosophers

Brooklyn College scholars not only jump into the public discourse on the issue, but prepare their students for a vastly different media landscape.

Sharon Koskoff ‘74

Sharon Koskoff ‘74

It’s no exaggeration to say that Sharon Koskoff ’74 lives for art. As a teenager,…
A Tribute Walk to Remember

Television and Radio Professor’s Work Highlighted at MoMA PS1

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.

Professor Redefines What It Means to Be an Art Patron

Professor Redefines What It Means to Be an Art Patron

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.