Events
  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Image: Electronic Sound Bath
     

  • L: Nora Jane Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception: I Wish I Was a Telephone: Nora Jane Slade and Marisa Takal

    Celebrate the opening of the two-person exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based artists Nora Jane Slade and Marisa Takal.

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

    Opening Reception 3-5pm /  Curator and Artist led walk-thru of the exhibition, 3pm  /  Free

  • Talking to Action

    Sep 17| Exhibition
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    Image: Eduardo Molinari, Confluencia 2: Los Angeles River, 2016.

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

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OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

I AM THE CITY

Design Week
June 21-27, 2015

 

VISITING ARTISTS

Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne and Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC www.field-experiments.com

April Greiman, Los Angeles www.madeinspace.la, and 
Laurie Haycock Makela, Los Angeles, www.designtoobjective.com

Tania Prill, Zurich www.prillviecelicremers.ch

Lu Liang, Amsterdam, and Cédric Van Parys of OMA, Rotterdam www.the-exercises.com

Cameron Ewing of Facebook, San Francisco www.cameronewing.com

Elisabeth Prescott and Michael Jakab, San Francisco, agencycollective.com

 

Lectures by:

Takashi Yanai, www.s-ehrlich.com

Chava Danielson www.dsharc.com

 

Visiting Students From:
CalArts

BFA alumni from Otis College of Art and Design
Sint Lucas-Antwerp
Sint Lucas- Gent
Vermont College of Fine Art

 

A Public Lecture

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 6pm

Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd. LA CA 90045

 

Coordinators of Design Week: Kali Nikitas, Chair with Menno Cruijsen, LAVA Design, Amsterdam, www.lava.nl

 

Sponsored in part by the Consulate General of the Netherlands

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June 21, 2015
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June 27, 2015
Special Event
Design Week 2015 - I Am the City
Sponsored by
Graduate Graphic Design
June 21, 2015 -
June 27, 2015
2015-06-21 09:00 2015-06-27 18:00
Special Event
Design Week 2015 - I Am the City
Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045