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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.


    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045


  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
    Learn more about the artist here.
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition

    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas

    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

  • Come fly a kite!

    Bring your family and friends to make and fly kites at the beach.

    Everyone will receive his or her own free, unique kite along with color theory instruction. Otis students will provide advice.


    Just north of the Santa Monica Pier
    Parking at the North Parking Lot 1: $12


    Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 am – 4 pm

  • Hideaki Kawashima, 130, 2004, Acrylic on canvas

    Opening Reception for Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    Gallery walk-thru with Curator Richard Rinehart at 4:30pm


  • Graduate Open Studios

    Apr 12| Special Event

    2015 Graduate Open Studios

    Visit studios and meet MFA students in Fine Arts and Public Practice.

    Open to the Public. Free parking behind building.


Seismicity Editions: Submissions

Otis Books | Seismicity Editions is hereby calling for submissions of manuscripts of poetry and prose (fiction or non-fiction), in the English original or in translation. Deadline is March 15, 2015. Our selections will be announced on April 15, 2015. Please note that we are interested in work by previously unpublished as well as established writers. There is no reading fee.

Send all submissions (hard copy only) to the address below, and indicated whether this will be your first book, or whether you have already had a book publication. Include a SASE if you wish to be notified of our selections; manucripts will not be returned.


Graduate Writing program

Otis College of Art and Design

9045 Lincoln Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90045

ATTN: Seismicity


To date Otis Books | Seismicity Editions has published more than thirty titles, most recently Sophie Rachmuhl's A Higher Form of Politics: The Rise of a Poetry Scene, Los Angeles, 1950-1990 (trans. Mindy Menjou and George Drury Smith) and Olivia Rosenthal's We're Not Here to Disappear (trans. Béatrice Mousli). Forthcoming books include Tim Erickson's Egopolis and Norberto Luis Romero's The Obscure Side of the Night (trans. H.E. Francis.)

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