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  • Warren Neidich

    Aug 28| Lectures
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    Warren Neidich is a Berlin and Los Angeles based post-conceptual artist, theorist and writer who explores the interfaces between cultural production, brain research and cognitive capitalism. “Art Before Philosophy not After”. His interdisciplinary works combines photographic, video, internet downloads, scotch tape  and noise installations.

    www.warrenneidich.com

  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Aug 18, 2014
Library Blog
PowToon ScreenshotThe Library is conducting assessment and could use your support in sharing your feedback about Library Services. We are offering a chance-to-win an $45 Amazon Gift Cards for those who complete the short survey. Watch the Video!   Take the Survey! Survey Closes – Friday, September 12th.
Jul 11, 2014
Library Blog
O-Space will be down for scheduled maintenance on Friday, July 18, 2014, from 12:00am to 3:00am PDT. (Check here for your time zone.) Users will be logged out at midnight and the service may be unavailable during a portion or all of this time period. Please plan accordingly. Thank you for your patience.  
Jun 23, 2014
Library Blog
Altered-1The Otis library is in the process of discarding outdated, shabby, and underused books and we need YOU to come in and take these discarded items off our hands. Some we’re giving away but most are in the book sale priced at $1 or a little more. What can you do with discarded library books? [more]
May 15, 2014
Library Blog
Poll-EverywhereLet me begin by saying that I enjoy presenting at conferences. We are doing so many innovative and creative initiatives about pedagogy and eLearning at Otis that any opportunity I have to share with my professional colleagues I will take. I am the Instructional Designer for the college and have the pleasure of being able to facilitate [more]
Apr 24, 2014
Library Blog
Stills in HandStudents from Soo Kim’s Photo II Class have installed Stills in Hand, an exhibition of their artists’ books in the library’s vitrine.   Cara Friedman’s work Pieces is a selection of collaged images, incorporating segments from a found art book and her 35mm photographs. Floor, by Gregory Toothacre, has as its focus the everyday objects [more]
Apr 16, 2014
Library Blog
Have you noticed that you’ve accumulated a lot of ePortfolios? Many of the ePortfolios you haven’t touched for a few years? It is time to let it go! Use the “Download” feature under “Portfolio Tools” to keep a zipped archive of the eportfolio and uploaded media. That way you can feel free to “Delete” the [more]
Mar 26, 2014
Library Blog
Attention O-Space Users! The ePortfolio “Download” feature has gone through a major update and is now more stable and reliable. The download ePortfolio features gives end users the ability to download their ePortfolio at anytime. The downloaded ePortfolio will include all the standard html pages of the ePortfolio as well as any files and media that [more]
Mar 14, 2014
Library Blog
1_16 014On display in the library: From There to Here, a collaborative, limited edition book created by Otis Lab Press Technicians Jennifer Graves, Janet Kupchick, Leslie Ross-Robertson & Jamie Russom. Jennifer, Janet, Leslie and Jamie chose a flag book structure for their collaborative project and each of the four used a horizontal sequence of flags (or [more]
Feb 27, 2014
Library Blog
Great news Chrome users! There is a Quicktime update available from Apple that seems to fix the issue with the browser plug-in. I navigated through our O-Space ePortfolios and no longer received the video error messages. If you have been experiencing problems with your O-Space video uploads, make sure to download the newest version of [more]
Feb 27, 2014
Library Blog
The Teaching Learning Center is pleased to announce that we have officially launched our first faculty iProject. A cohort of 13 studio faculty and 6 LAS faculty received an iPad for the spring 2014 semester to explore its functionality and educational apps. We look forward to posting their reactions and findings later on. To kick the [more]

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