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  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  




    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.


    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.


    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


Question:  How do I log in to the Mac computers?

Answer - use your Xnumber and Password to log on

Question:  How do I eject the CD/DVD drive on a Mac?

Answer - Press the triangle key located on the top upper right of the keyboard

Question:  Where do I save my files?

Answer - Save your files into the _Student_Folder. Any files saved on to the desktop will be erased upon restart or logout.

Question:  Why did my files disappear when I restarted the Mac?

Answer - You can only save in the _Student_Folder. Files saved anywhere else in the computer will be erased.

Question:  Can I recover files that were on the desktop?

Answer - No

Question:  I cannot eject/unmount my CD, DVD, External Hard Drive or Server.

Answer -
1. Close any files that you opened directly from your drive, media or server.
2. Deactivate/remove any fonts loaded to Suitcase directly from your media.
3. Now try to eject the drive.
4. If you are still unable to eject the drive, restart the machine and try to eject it one more time.

Question:  My computer has a spinning wheel. How do I unfreeze it?

Answer - If you are connected to a network volume, the computer may have dropped or lost its connection with the server. Try re-launching the finder by clicking on Apple>Force Quit, Select Finder and click Relaunch (Or press the option + command and Esc at the same time).  You may have to do this several times before your computer responds. Once it does, eject the nework volumes if you are not using them. If the problem persists, contact the tech.

Question:  I am unable to connect to the internet or any server?

Answer - Check the Ethernet cable at the back of the computer and make sure it is connected.