Stacey Robinson is the fifth featured artist in the Art Installation Series, an effort by the Mandeville Gallery and the Schaffer Library to shift the visual arts from a gallery setting into a public space. His work discusses ideas of “Black Utopias” as spaces of peace away from colonial influence by considering Black protest movements and the art movements that document(ed) them.
Union College senior, Natalya Brill presents a harmony of discord in her solo exhibition at the Wikoff Student Gallery. Using incongruous phrases combined with digitally altered drawings, she creates a curious, ambiguous ether for viewers to meander through. Brill encourages viewers to disassemble the pairings, and consider both what they see initially, and what can be extracted by separating the written and visual elements.