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  • Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles. They construct identities, concepts and experiences for brands through the practice of reduction using fundamental typographic theory and experimentation with space and form.

    Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake met as design students at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After studying, working, and exhibiting independently for many years—both stateside and internationally—their design philosophy and approach brought them back together as Public-Library in 2011.

  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures
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    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
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    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by Michiel Riedijk at MOCA.

     

    Michiel Riedijk regularly lectures at universities, cultural institutions and symposia worldwide. His theories and writings on architecture have gained international recognition from fellow architects and scholars. The work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects has received worldwide appreciation through numerous publications, international awards and exhibitions around the world. - Neutelings Riedijk Architects

  • Liliana Angulo Cortés (b. Bogotá, Colombia 1974) is a visual artist; she graduated from the National University in Bogotá, Colombia with a specialization in sculpture. She has developed her practice using a variety of media, including sculpture, photography, video, installation, sound, and performance.

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Otis College Announces Remarkable Lineup for First L.A. Summer Residency

Applications are due February 28, 2017

The new L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design announced the first wave of artists and curators for its June residency including keynote speeches by Lesli Linka Glatter and Hans Ulrich Obrist. The programming offered by this slate of top artists and curators will expand the offerings of the inaugural session taking place from June 4 - 25, 2017.

“This residency will provide a much needed opportunity to artists and designers worldwide to be stimulated by the rich and robust L.A. cultural community and to participate with thought-provoking mentors and colleagues,” said Bruce W. Ferguson, president of Otis College, at the announcement of the new residency.

In addition to the keynote speakers, participants in the L.A. Summer Residency will have many opportunities to engage with the art and design community of Los Angeles through portfolio reviews, critiques, and discussions with leading artists and curators including:

  • Connie Butler, Chief Curator, Hammer Museum in Los Angeles;
  • Meg Cranston, artist and Chair of Fine Arts, Otis College;
  • Sam Durant, multimedia artist;
    Rita Gonzalez, Curator and Acting Department Head, Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA);
  • Suzanne Isken, Executive Director, Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum;
  • Jo Lauria, author and curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA);
  • Shamim M. Momin, Director, Curator, and Co-Founder, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND);
  • Aram Moshayedi, curator, Hammer Museum in Los Angeles;
  • Eve Schillo, curatorial assistant, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA);
  • Jennifer Steinkamp, installation artist who works with video and new media.

Keynote speakers for 2017 L.A. Summer Residency include:

Lesli Linka Glatter is a director of film, network, cable, and premium cable television drama, with both pilots and episodes to her credit. Lesli’s TV work includes Homeland, The Newsroom, Ray Donovan, Masters of Sex, Walking Dead, Justified, True Blood, Mad Men, The Good Wife, Weeds, House, The West Wing, NYPD Blue, ER, Freaks and Geeks, and Twin Peaks to name a few. Her pilots include Gilmore Girls and Pretty Little Liars and her film work includes Now and Then.

Throughout her career Lesli has been nominated six times for Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, winning twice, received four Emmy nominations, and an Oscar nomination for Short Film. During the past four years she has Executive Produced and Directed the award winning television series Homeland.

Lesli currently serves on the Board of the Directors Guild of America, the Western Directors Council, as well as being an advisor at the Sundance Directors Lab. She was just asked to serve on the Executive Committee of the Directors Branch of The Academy. Lesli recently received the Caucus Foundation Award, the Dorothy Arzner Directing Award from Women in Film and the Franklin Schaffner Award from the American Film Institute.

Hans Ulrich Obrist is co-director of the Serpentine Gallery in London. Prior to this, he was Curator of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville in Paris from 2000 to 2006, as well as curator of Museum in progress, Vienna, from 1993 to 2000. Obrist has co-curated over 250 exhibitions since his first exhibition, the Kitchen show (World Soup) in 1991: including 1st Berlin Biennale, 1998; Utopia Station, 2003; 1st & 2nd Moscow Biennale, 2005 and 2007; Lyon Biennale, 2007; and Indian Highway, 2008-2011. Obrist is the editor of a series of conversation books published by Walther Koenig. He has also edited the writings of Gerhard Richter, Gilbert and George, and Louise Bourgeois. He has contributed to over 200 book projects, his recent publications include A Brief History of Curating, dontstopdontstopdontstopdontstop, The future will be... with M/M (Paris), Interview with Hans-Peter Feldmann, and Ai Wei Wei Speaks, along with two volumes of his selected interviews (Interviews: Vol. 1 & 2). The Marathon series of public events was conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist in Stuttgart in 2005. In 2009, Obrist was made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). In March 2011, he was awarded the Bard College Award for Curatorial Excellence. 

Through unlimited access to Otis College’s advanced production studios, the L.A. Summer Residency will provide participants an opportunity to produce unique work and investigate new ideas. Accepted artists and designers will be hosted in Otis College’s new housing and dining complex on its Goldsmith campus. Participants will be selected through a competitive application process. Applications are due February 28, 2017.  

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