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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

  • Come fly a kite!

    Bring your family and friends to make and fly kites at the beach.

    Everyone will receive his or her own free, unique kite along with color theory instruction. Otis students will provide advice.

    Where

    Just north of the Santa Monica Pier
    Parking at the North Parking Lot 1: $12

    When

    Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 am – 4 pm

  • Hideaki Kawashima, 130, 2004, Acrylic on canvas
     

    Opening Reception for Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal
    4-6pm

    Gallery walk-thru with Curator Richard Rinehart at 4:30pm

     

  • Graduate Open Studios

    Apr 12| Special Event
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    2015 Graduate Open Studios

    Visit studios and meet MFA students in Fine Arts and Public Practice.

    Open to the Public. Free parking behind building.

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Ben Maltz Gallery Radar

Apr 29, 2014
Freeway Studies
Capistran and Mandujano Billboard - smallThe Billboard Project for Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad is in full swing!  Billboards will be up through the entirety of the exhibition, April 12 – July 27, 2014.  For this project, we invited Inside the Quad artists to create three billboards that are located near Otis: Juan Capistrán and Hazel Mandujano, Farrah Karapetian, [more]
Apr 14, 2014
Freeway Studies
fs2 image2The Opening Reception for Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad, on April 12, included live music by Banda Filarmonica Alma del Valle, MFA Thesis exhibition by David Del Francia, and 2014 BFA Juniors Juried Exhibition. All events occurred at Otis College of Art and Design in the Ben Maltz Gallery, Bolsky Gallery, and Fine Arts [more]
Jan 7, 2014
Freeway Studies
OTIS Grad StudiosThe Otis Graduate Students studying in the Fine Arts Program, as well as the second-year of the Public Practice Program, have personal studio spaces at Culver City location on West Jefferson Blvd.  Here students cultivate a community, listen to visiting artist’s lectures, hold critiques, and invite the public in for occasional Open Studio events.  I [more]
Dec 20, 2013
Freeway Studies
Gina-LambGina Lamb has been doing Social Practice work before the term was coined. This was my first introduction to her practice and I was amazed by the depth and breadth of her projects and her genius and generosity. Most of her work these days is orchestrated through her role as Assistant Professor of Media Studies [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies
Steve-Hurd-6In the LA Times, art reviewer David Pagel said “Steve Hurd takes a shotgun approach to painting… .” Our visit was a rapid fire conversation through several bodies of work starting with his newest paintings inspired by his feline companions. This work will be shown in September at Rosamund Felsen Gallery. As we moved around the [more]
Dec 18, 2013
Freeway Studies
Christina-and-Cayetano-1Christina Sanchez and Cayetano Juarez have been working together on two major projects: “Break + Pausa” and  “TEQUIO AQUÍ, TEQUIO ALLÁ,” that are described in detail on their website.  We spent the majority of our visit together discussing their second and most recent project, Tequio Aquí, Tequio Allá (Tequio Here, Tequio There), which is a [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
El Hombre de Maízby Bill Kelley, Jr. My first extensive Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA travel curiously began in Shanghai where I was a jury member for the International Public Art award. It was these intense series of conversations with people like Uta Meta Bauer, Lewis Biggs, Jay Pather, and Pooja Sood over the qualifying characteristics of what makes good [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
15379314846_e1ac3c6b99_oWhile in Mexico City, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Otis Lead Researcher & Curator Bill Kelley, Jr. asked researchers, directors, and artists, what is the relationship between community-based practice and the art world? Here are their responses: Alejandro Rincón Gutiérrez is a visual artist and cultural organizer, and coordinator of community services of Faro Tláhuac (Fábrica de Artes [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
Daniela Ortiz & Xose Quiroga, Homenaje a los Caídos (Copia captura de video),
Madrid (2012)Por Nancy Garín (Barcelona) Este texto escrito a modo de presentación preliminar, busca articular una serie de ejemplos de activación artística, curatorial y de investigación en arte en torno a problemáticas relacionadas con la inmigración y los espacios sociales de debate política en el contexto del Estado Español en los últimos años. Esta aproximación nace [more]
Talking to Action | Pacific Standard Time LA/LA
Mapa Teatro, Re-corridos, 2003. Tomadas por interés académicos del archivo de Mapa Teatro.Por David Gutiérrez Castañeda (Cuidad de México) El artista y el etnógrafo sostienen, desde un inicio, miradas y pociones distintas sobre el mismo objeto o, en este caso, sobre los mismos sujetos. Por lo general, un científico social llega con hipótesis que serán objeto de verificación; el artista tiene, ante todo, intuiciones que le permitirán o no [more]