Laiwan (BFA 1983) is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and educator with a wide-ranging practice based on poetics and philosophy. Laiwan has released TENDER, a complex book of poetry that weaves between multiple affinities, kinships, and desires.
An online art site recently created by artist Meghan Jackson (BFA 2018) is taking on renewed relevance as creative practitioners join people nationwide in finding ways to adapt to a new reality of self-isolation and banned gatherings.
1997 alum John Nelson leads a team of engineers at Amazon. A software development manager focused on accessibility, Nelson and his team have been working on a remarkable project to improve Amazon’s Alexa.