CIRCA

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts with Adam Holofcener, Esq.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Open year-round

Room 558, Fine Arts Building

Much to the chagrin of artists, there are legal implications to making creative work. This applies to amateurs and professionals alike in all mediums of expression. The minute that you put paint to canvas, or sine wave to hard drive, or light to celluloid, copyright gets involved. During this talk, we will cover introductory legal issues related to copyright and contracts, and we will discuss how these two areas of the law relate to your work as an artist.

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IMET – CIRCA Panel of Visual Artists and Marine Biologists

Friday, September 27, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

428 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Art and Science Collaborations on Climate Justice for a Living Ocean is in an IMET – CIRCA panel event: visual artists and marine biologists present and discuss their collaborations.

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Wikipedia Workshop with Siân Evans

Monday, September 30, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Editing the world’s largest open source encyclopedia is a political act. In this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the politics and practicalities of Wikipedia editing.

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How to Self-Produce Theatre, with Interrobang Theatre

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Open year-roun

Acting Directing Studio (ADS), Performing Arts and Humanities Building (PAHB 105)

So you want to produce a play? Katie and Kiirstn share how they established their theatre company, Interrobang Theatre, as recent graduates of UMBC’s theatre program and share tips on how to produce plays with a limited budget and resources in Baltimore. Learn how to make #art with your #friends.

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CIRCA Presents A Dialog with Elissa Blount-Moorhead

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location TBD

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts presents Elissa Blount Moorhead, an artist and producer exploring the poetics of quotidian Black life, to emphasize gestural dialectics of quiet domesticity and community building. She dwells in both immutable Black culture and the impermanence of its physical manifestations.

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CIRCA Presents J.M. Giordano

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Room 216, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

J.M. Giordano will present his photographic project SHUTTERED: Images from the Fall of Bethlehem Steel, currently on view at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. From 1887 to 2012, the Bethlehem Steel Mill at Sparrows Point provided steady if dangerous work for tens of thousands of men and women. With the shuttering of the Point’s blast furnaces, the world inhabited by local steelworkers took a number of hits, and the effects continue to reverberate today.

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