Events
  • Margo Victor

    Sep 29| Lectures
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    Margo Victor lives and works in Los Angeles, California and received her BFA at the California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been exhibited at Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Happy Lion in Chinatown, Los Angeles, California; Cirrus Gallery in Los Angeles; Elizabeth Dee Gallery in New York.

  • Shila Khatami

    Oct 04| Lectures
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    Shila Khatami has had solo exhibitions at:
    Autocenter in Berlin, Kunstverein Dillingen, 
    Galerie Samy Abraham in Paris, 
    Galerie Susanna Kulli in Zurich, 
    Clages in Cologne and Treize in Paris.
    Group exhibitions include:
    “00ooOO - holes, dots, balls“ with Davide Bertocchi at Hopstreet, Brussels ; 
    “Punkt-Systeme,Vom Pointilismus zum Pixel“ at the Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen; 
    „BYOB“ at Palais de Tokyo, Paris; 
    “Dorothea“ at Ancient & Modern, London; 
    “Ambigu“ at Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Leonardo Bravo is an artist, curator, and educator and the Founder of Big City Forum. Big City Forum is an interdisciplinary project designed to explore the intersection between design-based creative disciplines (Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, etc) that take into account public space and the built environment. Big City Forum facilitates the exchange of ideas through gatherings, symposiums, exhibitions, and special events that promote forward-thinking projects and the individuals at the forefront of this vision.

  • Chris Coy

    Oct 11| Lectures
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    Chris Coy is an artist and filmmaker. His work has shown at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Sundance Film Festival, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands Media Art Institute, and numerous international art festivals and exhibitions. He received his MFA from the University of Southern California in 2012. He is represented by Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.

  • Professor Karen Tongson joined the USC faculty in English and Gender Studies in fall 2005. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to USC, Tongson held a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature at UC San Diego, and a UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) Residential Research Fellowship at UC Irvine.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Igor Burt

Igor Burt
Senior Lecturer
Teaches In
Education: 

BSC, Industrial Design, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

Bio/Affiliation: 

Igor brings over 19 years experience in the field of Industrial Design, Brand and Design Strategy, and Product Development.  Specializing in outdoor and action sports industries, he is a recognized leader in creating breakthrough designs and award winning product innovations.  He has worked with numerous brands that include; Salomon, Adidas, Eagle Creek, Patagonia Footwear, Skullcandy, Quiksilver, and Puma to name a few.  Igor recently served as Director of Product Design, Development and Merchandising at ONE Industries Corp., a world leader in motocross and mountain bike protective gear, helmets, apparel and gloves where he headed the product design and development teams.  Currently his design consultancy is designing gear such as backpacks, Accessories, and Footwear for various urban and sports brands.

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Gear Of The Year Award, Outside Magazine, ORV Line, 2008

Leaders Of The Pack, Hemispheres Magazine, Eagle Creek ES Line, 2006

Gear of the Year Award, Outside Magazine, Salomon X-A Pro Line, 2002

Design A Foot Exhibit, SFMOMA, Salomon Outdoor Adventure Shoes, 2000

IDSA Student Of The Year, Senior Thesis Award Show, 1997

Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist