• Creative Action and the Otis Community Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.


    This week from 4:00 - 5:00 pm is Welcome to the Haunted Boulevard. Join DJ Platinum (Grace Potter) and DJ Batsy (Jessi Hita) for a journey of the folklores, urban legends, and paranormal encounters from different cultures. 


    Listen online at KLMU.

  • Creative Action and the Otis Community Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.


  • Mexican artist Yoshua Okón’s videos blur the lines between documentary, reality, and fiction. He collaborates closely with his actors (often amateurs who are also the subjects of the work) to create sociological examinations that ask viewers to contemplate uncomfortable situations and circumstances.
  • Dana Johnson is the author of the short story collection In the Not Quite Dark. She is also the author of Break Any Woman Down, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and the novel Elsewhere, California.

  • Gallery 169 will be hosting the Otis College of Art and Design Communication Arts Graphic Design Junior Show, "5328," displaying a selection of work made over the five thousand twenty eight hours that make up the fall and spring semesters of the academic year. Work will include collected posters, publications, and typographic projects.
  • Clay, Body is a solo exhibition from artist Sydney Aubert: Unapologetically fat, crass, and sexual, a ceramics artist who also works in video, and whatever other materials arouse her in the moment. Exhibition will be on view from Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28 at the Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design. On view by appointment only, please contact the artist at Reception: Thursday, April 27 | 6pm-9pm Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design

  • Audrey Wollen is a feminist theorist and visual artist based in Los Angeles. Wollen uses social media, such as Twitter and Instagram, as platforms for her work on Sad Girl Theory, a theory which posits that internalized female sadness can be used as a radical and political action, separate from masculinized forms of protests such as anger and violence. She introduces this form of protest as an alternative to masculinized anger and violence.


Communication Arts Alumnus Khoi Vinh Heads To Adobe To Build Creative Tools

By Mark Wilson
Khoi Vinh, perhaps best known as the former design director of, and who more recently launched the mobile news app Wildcard, is heading to Adobe to develop new products.
From his blog:
I’ve been writing so much about how the market for design tools has been changing in fascinating, vibrant ways that I’ve felt a little left out of the action. It’s not a stretch to say that there’s never been a better time to make software for people like us, and it’s only going to get more interesting in the months and years ahead.
Rather than let this golden age pass me by, I’ve decided to take action: I’m thrilled to announce that effective immediately I’m joining the team at Adobe, based at their brand new, growing space at Fifth Avenue and 15th Street in New York City. I’ll be working with Behance co-founder and Adobe VP of Products for Mobile and Community Scott Belsky on a number of new software initiatives for designers—which are going to be awesome.
At SXSW earlier this year, Belsky spoke highly of his collaboration with Vinh, who served as a consultant on their tablet-based layout tool, Adobe Comp. If you haven’t tried it yet, Comp really is the best piece of original software that Adobe has released in a long time. It’s a tease of the company’s growing strategy to break designers out of their deskbound PC and mouse worlds, and into an age of mobile-based, tablet-friendly creation.
But was hard to ascertain from Belsky just how involved Vinh had been in Comp’s development process. Was he just a name drop to add some street cred to the product, or a real collaborator?
Now, we appear to have our answer. Vinh is a good score for Adobe. And assuming they keep releasing tools like Comp, Adobe is a good score for Vinh, too.
Source: Fast Company
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