Monday, November 2, 2015
Till today, for exactly the duration of one year, my office at UC Berkeley was temporarily relocated to the central administrative building, Sproul Hal, a grand old building located in front of the landmark main entrance, Sather Gate.
Every morning, I enjoyed the absolute quietness before the campus stirred back to vivid life when students started to flood in.
My affection for this neoclassical building not only lies on its beautiful proportion and serene orders, but many seemingly insignificant corners both within and without the building, often at some particular hours, such as the intricate shadows cast by the staircases by the morning sun, or the front lobby after a day's bustle:
Outside classrooms and student residential halls, Sproul Plaza is often the center of student life, such as noontime musical performances, or civic protests on issues ranging from environment, tuition and national or global politics:
Jazz at Sproul
Protest in front of Sproul Hall, Sproul Plaza, November 11, 2011
Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary, 2014
Mock Guantánamo Prison Cell, Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary, 2014
I'll miss my old temporary office. Ciao.
Other Related posts on Art · 文化 · Kunst:
- California Memorial Stadium of UC Berkeley
- Construction As Art - UC Berkeley's Student Resident Hall
- Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary (FSM 50) Rally at UC Berkeley
- Students' Show at Worth Rider Gallery, UC Berkeley
- Partial Messiah and 12 Celli Concert in Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley
- UC Berkeley Staff Showcased Art and Craft Works
- Art Students at UC Berkeley Spoke Up
- Angelic Voice - Philippe Jaroussky at Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley