Tag: Art

Relocating Romare Bearden’s Berkeley: Capturing Berkeley’s Colorful Diversity

Lauren Kroiz In 1972, the black artist and writer Romare Bearden traveled from his home in New York to spend […]

Monumental Hydraulics: Diego Rivera’s Lerma Waterworks and the Water Temples of San Francisco

Rafael Tiffany Susan Moffat The water pouring readily out of our private faucets is a modern production that belies the […]

The 43: Remembering Ayotzinapa

Maricela Becerra Lucy Seena K. Lin Gus Wendel Tragedy does strange things to our conception of proximity. Sometimes we can […]

Urban Humanities and the Creative Practitioner

Dana Cuff Jennifer Wolch The flow of the Los Angeles River, ever-precarious and never navigable, attracted settlement along its shifting […]

Vol. 6, No. 3, Fall 2016

URBAN HUMANITY Read the latest from Boom California, Volume 6, Number 3, Fall 2016.  All articles from this issue are free […]

The Other LAPD

by Catherine Gudis Homeless and formerly incarcerated people making art in LA’s Skid Row From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 Based […]

Photograph by Craig Kohlruss.

Come See California’s Future

In beautiful Fresno, by Aris Janigian.

Photograph by Flickr user Jason Pier in DC.

Experiments in Re-Encoding Environment

Remembering Lawrence and Anna Halprin, by Anthea M. Hartig.