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  • The American philosopher George Santayana once noted that beauty is far more central to our everyday lives than it is in philosophy. And true enough, aesthetics has always been a sort of fringe discipline within philosophy, lower in status than such fields as metaphysics, ethics, and theory of knowledge. In this lecture, Contemporary American philosopher Graham Harman will explain why this usual picture is mistaken, and show why aesthetics deserves to stand at the very center of philosophy.

     

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  • Otis Radio: Hot News

    May 02| Special Event
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    Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

     

    This week from 5:00 - 6:00 pm is Hot News with DJs Cindy Ho, Ana Molina, and April Oh who cover all the trending NEWS!

     
    Listen online at KLMU.

    All shows will be simulcast on 96.1FM in the Otis Cafe and archived on otisradio.tumblr.com

  • Otis Radio: flashback

    May 02| Special Event
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    Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

    This week from 5:00pm - 6:00pm is flashback: nostalgic static with DJ's Alix, April and Dane. Come listen and chat about nostalgic representations that make us who we are, from music, accessories, to fashion mistakes.


    Listen online at KLMU.

  • Graduate Fine Arts presents

    Now What?

    Class of 2016 Final MFA Exhibition  

     

    Family and Friends Night Celebration: Saturday, May 14, 6-9pm

    Ashton Allen

    Amanda Benefiel

    Ok-Young Choi

    Janet E. Dandridge

    Melany Dierks

    Elif Erkan

    Kathryn Kert Green

    Elizabeth Medina

    Kristin Moore 

    Jeisung Oh

    Zachary Roach

    Regine Rode

     

  • Learn about the Teacher Credentialing process with:

  • Otis Radio Olympics

    May 03| Special Event
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    Otis Radio students Bree Miller, Natasha Carovska and Rania Ann Zahir present Otis Radio Olympics.

    Play Games and Win Prizes!

    Come join them outside to relieve your stress from finals by playing Musical Chairs, Red Light Green Light, Simon Says, and other beloved childhood games.

  • For decades, the Los Angeles–based artist Lita Albuquerque has blurred distinctions between Land art and Light and Space on increasingly grander scales, whether it be building installations surrounding the pyramids in Egypt or placing sculptures across Antarctica to mirror the formation of the stars. Her cosmic explorations continue with two new bodies of work that are currently being shown at Kohn Gallery in Hollywood, from January 9 through February 27, 2016, and at USC’s Fisher Museum of Art, from January 26 through April 10, 2016.

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The Artists, Community and Teaching Program presents visiting artist Marni Gittleman
 
Marni Gittleman is a Community Artist and Education Consultant specializing in ideation and participant engagement. Her approach is multi-modal, joyful and integrative with intention to have an empowering impact on individuals and the community. Her recent project GLOWmasphere is an immersive eco-art experience integrating cast-off objects, percussion, movement and community interaction to engage heart and soul.  A luminescent 36’ geodesic dome entices you closer. Small groups are welcomed into the dome for a guided sound and movement experience. Shadow Projection artists collage reDiscover warehouse materials onto opaque projectors casting images and patterns for Glow visitors outside and inside the dome to enjoy. Each ten minute session is unique and generates an ever changing set of images on the dome. Conceived by community artist Marni Gittleman and realized together by artist team Leslie K. Gray and Mary Beth Trautwein, Director of the reDiscover Center.

For more information contact the Artists, Community and Teaching Program 

act@otis.edu

(310) 846-2632

April
09
Lectures
Visiting artist Marni Gittleman
10:00AM - 11:00AM Otis Ahmanson 307
Open to the Public
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Artists, Community and Teaching (ACT) Program
April
09
2014-04-09 10:00 2014-04-09 11:00
Lectures
Visiting artist Marni Gittleman
10:00AM - 11:00AM | Otis Ahmanson 307
9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045
Open to the Public
Free Icon