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  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.


  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).


  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • Cesar Garcia – Director and Chief Curator, The Mistake Room
    Glenn Kaino – contemporary artist
    Kris Kuramitsu – Deputy Director and Senior Curator, The Mistake Room

    In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action program, Big City Forum presents a series of four discussions featuring individuals who reinvent social space and redefine how we engage with each other.

  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.


  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event


  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education

    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.


Materials Resources

This page is just for reference.

Subscription Databases

Inventables - Inventables

Material Connexion - Material Connexion

Optional: To set up a personal account (with Otis email) which will enable you to save materials and searches, click here.



Materia - database with manufacturers contact info.

Materio  - costs a lot to join, but the pictures are nice.

Core77  - There's an RSS Feed on this blog that could be good for this page...


http://ecolect.net/ - sustainable



http://www.mindsetsonline.co.uk/index.php - has materials you can order, like inventables. REALLY fun stuff.


http://www.matrec.it/en/ -  requires subscription, education discount.

CCA Material Library - nice database, open

Wearable Technology

MaterialProject.org  - a material and building reference

Materials for Designers

Style Park  - database of materials with manufacturer info.



Transmaterial - blog.

http://ecolect.net/blog/ - blog

http://www.architerials.com/ - blog about new materials

Harvard Material Library blog




http://extranet.kingston.ac.uk/rematerialise/search-materials/search.asp - nice searchable. must register, though.

http://inhabitat.com/products-2/  - a nice blog with new products