Visiting Artist Lecture: Oliver Kelhammer

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.
 
He has lectured and given artists talks on bio-art, ecological design, urban ecology and permaculture at universities and cultural institutions throughout North America and abroad, including NYU, Rensselaer Polytechnic, OTIS College, University of Oregon, Emily Carr University, Smith College, University of British Columbia, Bainbridge Graduate Institute, University of Windsor, Aalto University (Finland) Tohoku University (Japan).
 
Image above, Healing the Cut-Bridging the Gap, 1993. Read more about his work at www.oliverk.org
 
Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
February 16, 2016
Lectures
Visiting Artist Lecture: Oliver Kelhammer
11:00AM - 12:15PM The Forum
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February 16, 2016
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Lectures
Visiting Artist Lecture: Oliver Kelhammer
11:00AM - 12:15PM | The Forum
9045 Lincoln Blvd Los Angeles, California
Open to the Public
This event is free!