Arts & Culture

Multicolored lights shine on an angular stone facade that juts into the sky.

In a New Light

IU’s Eskenazi Museum of Art made an appearance in The New Yorker in October 2018. At issue was a key piece of the museum’s…

Five members of IU Soul Revue, all wearing black, perform on stage in a dimly lit venue.

Bootsy Boogies with IU

“Yabba dabba doo! Bootzilla is here!” With that funkadelic introduction, genre-defining funk bassist Bootsy Collins brought his signature starry-eyed swagger to the IU tune…

Jangmei Wu holds a section of an origami installation

Paper Architect

The word “origami” usually conjures images of delicately folded paper cranes, flowers, and sailboats. What it doesn’t immediately bring to mind is building-size structures…

Two dancers perform against a backdrop of physical decay inside the mill

Lights | Camera | Action

Breath | Light | Stone is a 15-minute film conceived and co-directed by Allen Hahn and Elizabeth Shea, both professors in the IU Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance.

Silent Showman

Studying organ at IU in the late 1960s, Dennis James, BM’74, MM’79, got the inspiration for a musically accompanied silent movie series after taking…

This image features the first comic book appearance of The Incredible Hulk. The comic is opened across a book rest.

In Care of IU

Scattered across seven floors and thousands of shelves, you’ll find them, pampered and padded for their protection, cozy in a climate set just for…

A smiling boy presses his paint-covered palm against a stone wall to mark his hand print.

Culture Keepers

On the southern coast of Mexico’s isthmus, in the centuries-old city of Juchitán, a child dips his hand in paint and presses his palm…

Jodie Bailey in her studio surrounded by her work.

Mad Hatter of Indy

Jodie Bailey, BA’06, MFA’10, is not just a hat maker. She’s a joy maker. Featured in the Fall 2018 issue of the IU Alumni Magazine,…