Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Processing the Creative Process

by Jennifer Ligaya

We are now heading into the concluding weeks of the Spring semester. Time has been measured by the number of rehearsals left before our final projects. It’s been a rush. …

Processing the Creative Process

We are now heading into the concluding weeks of the Spring semester. Time has been measured by the number of rehearsals left before our final projects. It’s been a rush. …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Take-aways from the year

by Jennifer Ligaya

Being a part-time Graduate Student in the MA program has been absolutely amazing. I cannot believe it went by this quickly. I was surprised by how challenging and thrilling it …

Take-aways from the year

Being a part-time Graduate Student in the MA program has been absolutely amazing. I cannot believe it went by this quickly. I was surprised by how challenging and thrilling it …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Ireland!

by Jasmine Clark

For this year’s J-Term session, I took part in a Graduate Studio Intensive in Ireland at Burren College of Art. Columbia is trying out graduate student study abroad opportunities. Eight …

Ireland!

For this year’s J-Term session, I took part in a Graduate Studio Intensive in Ireland at Burren College of Art. Columbia is trying out graduate student study abroad opportunities. Eight …

Photography MFA Jasmine Clark, jasmine.clark@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

That’s a wrap!

by Chelsea Rowan

Yesterday (Dec 11)  was the final day of classes for the Cinema Arts & Science, MFA first years. The day was marked with the screening of the Directors’ final films. …

That’s a wrap!

Yesterday (Dec 11)  was the final day of classes for the Cinema Arts & Science, MFA first years. The day was marked with the screening of the Directors’ final films. …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Attention…A Tension

by Jennifer Ligaya

It has come to my attention, that I must pay more attention…to details, to time, to emotions, to my resistance, to my most open place, my open spaces…That’s the key …

Attention…A Tension

It has come to my attention, that I must pay more attention…to details, to time, to emotions, to my resistance, to my most open place, my open spaces…That’s the key …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hobbies are Essential

by Marie Cisco

I have never thought of myself as much of a hobby person, but lately I have found myself searching for more activities to do that are not directly related to …

Hobbies are Essential

I have never thought of myself as much of a hobby person, but lately I have found myself searching for more activities to do that are not directly related to …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago: A Mentor and Friend

by Marie Cisco

Chicago is a great city to study in but it is also a great city to live in and start a career. I am not orignially from here, so when …

Chicago: A Mentor and Friend

Chicago is a great city to study in but it is also a great city to live in and start a career. I am not orignially from here, so when …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Financial roadblocks and detours…

by Dustin Seelinger

I’m currently going through some issues with financial aid for this semester. It’s nothing that cannot be fixed and in fact, I am currently in the middle of fixing. My …

Financial roadblocks and detours…

I’m currently going through some issues with financial aid for this semester. It’s nothing that cannot be fixed and in fact, I am currently in the middle of fixing. My …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

When in the Belly of the Beast…*Breathe*

by Marie Cisco

These last few weeks have been incredible, scary, and challenging. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect or how to enter the work we were being asked to explore, but what …

When in the Belly of the Beast…*Breathe*

These last few weeks have been incredible, scary, and challenging. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect or how to enter the work we were being asked to explore, but what …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Days of Summer: Columbia College Style

by Bubba Murray

Hop on a Megabus and take a ride to the Quad Cites…A new perspective does wonders for inspiring your work.

The Days of Summer: Columbia College Style

Hop on a Megabus and take a ride to the Quad Cites…A new perspective does wonders for inspiring your work.

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605