UB professor and transdisciplinary artist Shasti O’Leary Soudant’s high-concept, large-scale exhibits are known for getting people talking.

Her latest project, bound for two lakeside locations in Erie, Pennsylvania, is bound to get people listening, as well.

O’Leary Soudant, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Art, College of Arts and Sciences, is one of seven artists selected by Erie Arts & Culture to be partnered with less-established Erie-area artisans to create works for the Creating with Community Artist Residency Program. The project was designed to empower local artists from underrepresented backgrounds, and to create opportunities for them to engage in

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Just a few years back, if you wanted to check out the Christ statue in Rio, or marvel at the 4,000-year-old mummy at Kolkata’s Indian Museum (yes, they have that), you would have had to visit the actual place.

Not now. Thanks to Google Art & Culture, you can access them from anywhere. At a time when we are still a tad uncertain about travelling, and planning an international trip remains a pipe dream, technology can certainly take care of our travel itch. And platforms like Google Arts & Culture allow us to explore museums and heritage sites halfway across

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With a long way to go until a semblance of normality returns, the arts still flourish — even digitally.

Art collective ecosystem Gudskul, like other arts foundations, has been deeply affected by the ongoing pandemic, forcing it to close its doors to visitors.

While most art exhibitions have ended up being cancelled or postponed, technology became a savior for others, allowing artists to display their work without having to worry about social distancing or someone accidentally knocking down a display.

Augmented: Both exhibitions are held virtually, complete with 360-degree views and virtual reality capability. Augmented: Both exhibitions are held virtually, complete with 360-degree views and virtual reality capability. (Gudskul/-)

Two of Gudskul’s latest exhibitions,

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)—Lots of Art and Culture filled Downtown Lafayette this evening during the 4th annual Gallery Walk.  Artists showcased their work in 11 facilities through out downtown.

This is an event that the Tippecanoe Arts Federation puts on with live music and drinks as people view art. It was also local artist Sloan Marshall‘s first time as the featured artist at Bindery Artist Studios.

Marshall says it feels great to showcase their hard work during a pandemic.

“It means everything. I have been working towards this for months,” said Marshall. “A few months ago I didn’t even know

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Erasmus Huis, the Indonesian-Dutch cultural center, recently launched its latest online program, e-rasmus huis.

The activities and events that have come to give Erasmus Huis its glowing reputation have been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of this, they have chosen to shift to a digital platform.

The e-rasmus huis program will offer events related to the arts and culture, such as music concerts, film screenings and performance art. Acting as a medium for creatives to express themselves, Erasmus Huis hopes to be further engaged with its audience.

“In these confusing times, we see creatives –

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PHOTO: Esteban Lopez | SouthPasadenan.com News | South Pasadena first responders – the local police and fire departments – were presented gift cards Monday by the US Asian Art & Culture Association Monday during a brief ceremony recognizing the city’s unsung heroes

They are the unsung heroes essential to a person’s survival sometimes not recognized enough, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak as it continues to take its toll on thousands around the world.

Among those appreciating the good deeds of South Pasadena police officers and firefighters are members of the U.S. Asian Art & Culture Association, which has gone the

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