• In conjunction with the current exhibition Patterns Bigger Than Any of Us: Jesse Fleming / Pat O'Neill in Ben Maltz Gallery, May 7 - August 12, 2017.

    In Conversation: Jesse Fleming and Pat O'Neill, moderated by LA-based idependent curator and historian Ciara Moloney


    Jesse Fleming (b. 1977) is part of an emerging group of artists and technologists that examine the convergence of media art and mindfulness. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Five Car Garage; 356 Mission; and Night Gallery, all in Los Angeles, CA; and the University of Texas in Austin, TX.

    Pat O’Neill’s (b. 1939) artistic and filmmaking career spans over 50 years, and he is highly-regarded for his experiments with film and optical printing. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, CA; Monitor in Rome, Italy; VeneKlasen/Werner in Berlin, Germany; Quinta do Quetzal in Vidigueira, Portugal; Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York, NY; and Cherry and Martin in Los Angeles, CA.

    Ciara Moloney is an independent curator, editor, and writer based in Los Angeles. She was formerly Curator of Exhibitions and Projects at Modern Art Oxford where she curated exhibitions by Barbara Kruger, Josh Kline, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Christian Boltanski and Kiki Kogelnik.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

  • Louise Sandhaus is a graphic designer and graphic design educator. She was previously Director of the Graphic Design Program at CalArts where she currently is faculty. Her recent book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, co-published by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, has received laudatory reviews from The New York Times, The Guardian, Eye, and Creative Review. The book received the Palm d’Argent for best art book at FILAF (International Festival of Art Books and Films on Art).

  • Photo Credit: Jesse Pniak


    F. Douglas Brown received the 2013 Cave Canem Poetry Prize (selected by Tracy K. Smith) for Zero to Three, published by the University of Georgia. He also co-authored the chapbook Begotten with Geffrey Davis as part of Upper Rubber Boot Book's Floodgate Poetry Series. Both a past Cave Canem and Kundiman Fellow, his poems have appeared in the Academy of American Poets, The Virginia Quarterly, Bat City Review, The Chicago Quarterly Review, The Southern Humanities Review, The Sugar House Review, Cura Magazine, and Muzzle Magazine. He is co-founder and curator of un::fade::able - The Requiem for Sandra Bland, a quarterly reading series examining restorative justice through poetry as a means to address racism. Brown currently teaches English at Loyola High School in Los Angeles.

  • Emily Raboteau’s nonfiction work Searching for Zion was named a best book of 2013 by the Huffington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle, and was a finalist for the Hurston Wright Legacy Award, grand prize winner of the New York Book Festival, and a winner of a 2014 American Book Award. She is the author of a novel, The Professor’s Daughter, and her fiction and essays have been published and anthologized in Best American Short Stories, the New York Times, The New Yorker, Tin House, Buzzfeed, LitHub, The Guardian, Guernica, Virginia Quarterly, The Believer, and Salon. Other honors include a Pushcart Prize, the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award, and fellowships from the NEA, the Lannan Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. Raboteau teaches creative writing at City College in New York.


Crime/Fire Log

ID Title Classification Date reported Date occurred Disposition Location
37 Sexual Assault-Fondling Sexual Battery 2017-04-27 20:30 2017-04-27 20:15 - 20:30 Police Report Completed 8700 Block of Lincoln Blvd (Public Sidewalk)
36 Theft Petty Theft 2017-04-14 09:30 2017-04-14 09:15 - 09:30 Police Report Completed 9000 Block of La Tijera (Public Sidewalk)
35 Verbal Dispute Dating Violence 2017-04-13 09:45 2017-04-13 09:30 - 09:45 Incident Report Completed Goldsmith Parking Structure- 1st Floor
34 Otis Non Approved Item Illegal weapons possession 2017-03-27 06:15 2017-03-27 10:30 - 12:00 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Campus Residence Hall
30 Agency Assist Stalking 2017-03-27 01:00 2017-03-26 18:30 - 18:45 Police Report Completed 8601 Lincoln Blvd (Playa Del Oro)
33 Drunk in Public Public Intoxication 2017-03-05 06:00 2017-03-05 04:00 - 04:30 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Parking Structure-Public Sidewalk
32 Loud Party Liquor Law violation 2017-03-04 12:15 2017-03-03 23:30 - 23:45 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Campus Residence Hall
31 Otis Non Approved Item Illegal weapons possession 2017-03-03 09:30 2017-03-03 09:30 - 09:45 Verbal Warning Ahmanson Bldg- 3rd Floor
29 Drunk in Public Public Intoxication 2017-02-25 04:15 2017-02-25 03:00 - 03:30 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Campus Residence Hall
28 Damaged Property Vandalism 2017-02-24 20:45 2017-02-24 20:45 - 21:00 Incident Report Completed Ahmanson Bldg- 3rd Floor
25 Smoking Marijuana in Public Drug Law Violation 2017-02-22 14:30 2017-02-22 11:45 - 12:00 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Parking Structure-Public Sidewalk
23 Alcohol & Other Drugs Drug Law Violation 2017-02-21 08:00 2017-02-21 07:30 - 07:45 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Campus-Public Sidewalk
26 Otis Non approved item Illegal weapons possession 2017-02-16 18:30 2017-02-16 17:00 - 17:15 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Campus Residence Hall
27 Damaged Property Vandalism 2017-02-17 12:15 2017-02-02 12:00 - 2017-02-17 12:15 Incident Report Completed Goldsmith Campus Residence Hall
22 Damaged Property Vandalism 2017-01-26 15:45 2017-01-25 17:00 - 2017-01-26 14:30 Incident Report Completed Galef First Floor Men's Restroom
21 Missing Property Petty Theft 2017-01-25 01:30 2017-01-20 23:00 - 2017-01-21 15:00 Incident Report Completed Academic Wing-Fashion Building
20 Prowler Suspicious Activity 2017-01-19 15:00 2017-01-19 15:00 - 15:15 Incident Report Completed Goldsmith Parking Structure- 3rd Floor
19 Verbal Dispute Hate Incident 2017-01-17 17:45 2017-01-17 17:30 - 17:45 Incident Report Completed South East Corner of Lincoln and La Tijera
18 Damaged Property Vandalism 2017-01-10 06:30 2017-01-09 17:00 - 2017-01-10 06:00 Incident Report Completed Galef First Floor Men's Restroom
17 Bias Incident Hate Incident 2016-10-25 18:30 2016-10-25 17:15 Student Conduct Referral Goldsmith Parking Structure-1st Floor