Events
  • 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.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • 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.

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Theft and Destruction

Stealing, defacing library property and other acts of vandalism are considered criminal activities and are in direct violation of the Otis Code of Conduct. Such behavior will be reported.

Security

Security gates have been installed to help defend the library collection. Materials from other libraries, video rental and book vendors will trip the alarm. We request that you leave these items outside the library. If you feel you must enter with these materials, please pass them through the video hold shelf then inform the staff. Do not bring them through the security gates. Attempting to bypass detection by the security gates is prohibited.

If you cause the alarm to sound, your possessions and person are subject to search to determine the cause of the alarm. Return to the circulation desk and cooperate with library staff. Lack of cooperation will result in loss of library privileges.

Theft and Destruction

Stealing, defacing library property and other acts of vandalism are considered criminal activities and are in direct violation of the Otis code of conduct. Library use is a privilege. If it is determined that you have willfully disregarded the rules of the library, including but not limited to those listed above, your privileges may be revoked. Additionally, disciplinary action may be taken by the Dean of Students and/or Human Resources which may result in dismissal.

For security purposes, your visit to the library is subject to video surveillance. Thank you for your cooperation.

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