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  • Mining fields like education, cinema, psychology, literature and art history Anna Craycroft examines cultural models for fostering individuality. Through drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, furniture, installations, books, workshops, or curatorial projects she works thematically on a single thesis over a series of exhibitions.

  • In his lecture, Laurence Rickels reenters the exchange between Walter Benjamin and Alexander Mette, which led to Mette’s review of Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels in Imago and brought Benjamin to consider the clinical picture of schizophrenia, the topic of Mette’s dissertation-book, which he in turn reviewed.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Emily Thorpe's art work addresses the twisting formation of memory through spatial relations and moments of domesticity. She will be presenting a solo exhibition for her Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view February 20 to February 25, 2017. There will be a closing reception on Saturday, February 25, 6-9pm.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

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Kerri Steinberg

Kerri Steinberg
Assistant Chair
Education: 

Ph.D. (Art History) UCLA.

Bio/Affiliation: 

University of California Humanities Research Institute fellow. Interests include visual culture, graphic design history, theory, design citizenship, advertising, and American Jewish visual culture. Has been an invited speaker at symposia and conferences on topics ranging from graphic design education to the branding and packaging of modern American Jewish identity. Publication record includes articles and reviews on visual culture and American Jewish self-representation. Currently working on a book provisionally titled: Jewish Madmen: Advertising and the Design of the American Jewish Experience.

Kerri has been teaching full-time at Otis since Fall 2006. 

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Spring 2010, 2005-06

Otis TLC Technnology Grant: 2007

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