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Superstar Support: Academic Staff Take on Crucial Roles in Otis College’s Transition Online

This is the third story in a series about how Otis College’s department chairs, instructors, support staff, and academic leadership are preparing for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester to be conducted online, out of health and safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seminars with Artists and Scholars of Talking to Action

Meet inside the exhibition Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas in the Ben Maltz Gallery

Presentation by artist/exhibition designer Giacomo Castagnola, followed by conversations with other Talking to Action artists and scholars, including:

Headlines

  • Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    A Q&A with Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    April 1
  • Otis College transition to online classes
    Superstar Support: Academic Staff Take on Crucial Roles in Otis College’s Transition Online
    March 31
  • Rachel Roske during class video
    Otis College Instructors Find Unexpected Benefits in Move to Online Classes
    March 25

Graduate Lecture Series: Grupo Etcetera...

Federico Zukerfield and Loreto Garín Guzmán of Grupo Etcetera... will present a lecture about their practice and installation on the windows of the Galef Building as part of the exhibition Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas, part of the Getty-led PST LA/LA initiative.

Opening Reception and Curator Walk-Through: Talking to Action

Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

Opening Reception 3-5pm / Walk-through with curator Bill Kelley, Jr. 3:30pm

PST: LA/LA South Bay Long Beach Art Shuttle Weekend

Tour the participating exhibitions of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA in South Bay / Long Beach area via free shuttles for an entire weekend September 23 and 24, 10am - 5pm.
Free shuttles will run from every institution throughout both days, running every 45 minutes.
 
Check the event page for updates on special events and programs featured at the participating venues https://sites.google.com/artlab21.org/southbayshuttlearttour/home

Ben Maltz Gallery presents Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas, September 17 - December 10, 2017 as part of PST: LA/LA.

Headlines

  • Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    A Q&A with Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    April 1
  • Otis College transition to online classes
    Superstar Support: Academic Staff Take on Crucial Roles in Otis College’s Transition Online
    March 31
  • Rachel Roske during class video
    Otis College Instructors Find Unexpected Benefits in Move to Online Classes
    March 25

Cookbook Launch with Nora Jane Slade and Marisa Takal

Join us for the launch of "Hummus," a new self-published cookbook by Nora Jane Slade and Marisa Takal. As part of this ongoing collaborative project, the artists will prepare a few dishes for visitors to sample from their recipes. Copies will be available for purchase. Come by for a fun afternoon of art and food, with one week left to catch their exhibition I Wish I Was a Telephone: Nora Jane Slade / Marisa Takal, on view through August 19, 2017.

 

Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas

Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas is an exhibition and bilingual publication that investigates contemporary, community-based social art practices in the Americas. Talking to Action was lead by researcher and curator Bill Kelley Jr., and is part of the Getty’s initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles.

Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas

Headlines

  • Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    A Q&A with Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    April 1
  • Otis College transition to online classes
    Superstar Support: Academic Staff Take on Crucial Roles in Otis College’s Transition Online
    March 31
  • Rachel Roske during class video
    Otis College Instructors Find Unexpected Benefits in Move to Online Classes
    March 25

I Wish I Was a Telephone: Nora Jane Slade / Marisa Takal

Headlines

  • Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    A Q&A with Incoming Otis College President Charles Hirschhorn
    April 1
  • Otis College transition to online classes
    Superstar Support: Academic Staff Take on Crucial Roles in Otis College’s Transition Online
    March 31
  • Rachel Roske during class video
    Otis College Instructors Find Unexpected Benefits in Move to Online Classes
    March 25

Opening Reception: I Wish I Was a Telephone

Opening Reception:

Saturday, July 15, 4-6pm
Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

 

The motivation to make is rooted in an impulse to communicate and connect – whether with a part of yourself, a friend, a stranger, or a foreign space. The objects, images, and words we compose go into the world, landing at points for others to pick up and take. In the work of Nora Jane Slade and Marisa Takal, intricate moments are made for the taking, building on one another to form loose, poetic narratives that require our interpretation.