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  • Jillian Mayer is an artist and filmmaker living in South Florida. Her video works and performances have been premiered at galleries and museums internationally such as MoMA, MoCA:NoMi, BAM, Bass Museum, the Contemporary Museum of Montreal with the Montreal Biennial (2014) and film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and the New York Film Festival. She was recently featured in Art Papers, ArtNews and Art Forum discussing identity, Internet and her artistic practices and influences.
  • York Chang (b. 1973, St. Louis, MO) is an interdisciplinary artist who uses forensic and archival information systems as supports for poetic gestures and alternate histories, in order to interrogate the aesthetic conventions of authority which often serve to blur the line between fiction and reality. He earned both his BFA (1996) and Juris Doctorate (2001) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). York Chang lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and is represented by Greene Exhibitions. 
     
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  • Oliver Kellhammer is an independent artist, writer and researcher, who seeks, through his botanical interventions and social art practice, to demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage. His recent work has focused on the psychosocial effects of climate change, cleaning up contaminated soils, reintroducing prehistoric trees to landscape damaged by industrial logging and cataloging the ecology of brownfield ecologies. He currently works as a lecturer in sustainable systems at Parsons in New York City.
     
  • In this performance I try to summarize In search of past time with my own words, as a story of another time which reveals itself contemporary. I deliver my own intimate and personal perception of this book which radiates in my life. Each performance is another opportunity to explore different zones of the book, proceeding at random, inspired by an aleatory and fickle memory. 
     
  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.4 by IÑAKI ÁBALOS

  • Multimedia and digital artist Parker Ito is known for his manipulations of found imagery and web-based systems of communication. Ito’s works often makes use of non-traditional art materials, such as reflective 3M Scotch-lite fabric, automotive paint, and vinyl. He is known for the high volume of his output—sometimes under different names—and his sense of humor. He does not consider himself a conceptual artist, but says his work is rooted in “konceptualism,” which he describes as “similar to when people spell the word ‘cool,’ ‘kewl’ or ‘kool.’”
     

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Otis Report on the Creative Economy

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Join Otis for the launch of the 2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region, featuring a special lecture by Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.


Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz, will discuss “The Great Divide: America's inequality, its causes and consequences” at the launch of the Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region.
 

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About the 2014 Otis Report on the Creative Economy Launch Event in March, 2015

Otis College of Art and Design partnered with KCETLink and its award-winning Artbound series to provide deeper engagement with the Otis Report through online articles and short video segments which will appeared weekly on Artbound's website beginning March 2nd, 2015.

The project culminated with The State of Creativity: A Look into the Otis Report on the Creative Economy, a one-hour television special which premiered in Southern California on March 24 at 8 pm on KCET. The special aired nationally on March 30 on Link TV (DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410).

The Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California (the statewide report) launched at a public hearing on April 15th before the Joint Committee for the Arts in Sacramento.
Please visit www.arts.ca.gov for further details.
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