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  • Jillian Mayer is an artist and filmmaker living in South Florida. Her video works and performances have been premiered at galleries and museums internationally such as MoMA, MoCA:NoMi, BAM, Bass Museum, the Contemporary Museum of Montreal with the Montreal Biennial (2014) and film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and the New York Film Festival. She was recently featured in Art Papers, ArtNews and Art Forum discussing identity, Internet and her artistic practices and influences.
  • York Chang (b. 1973, St. Louis, MO) is an interdisciplinary artist who uses forensic and archival information systems as supports for poetic gestures and alternate histories, in order to interrogate the aesthetic conventions of authority which often serve to blur the line between fiction and reality. He earned both his BFA (1996) and Juris Doctorate (2001) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). York Chang lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and is represented by Greene Exhibitions. 
     
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  • Oliver Kellhammer is an independent artist, writer and researcher, who seeks, through his botanical interventions and social art practice, to demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage. His recent work has focused on the psychosocial effects of climate change, cleaning up contaminated soils, reintroducing prehistoric trees to landscape damaged by industrial logging and cataloging the ecology of brownfield ecologies. He currently works as a lecturer in sustainable systems at Parsons in New York City.
     
  • Emily Kendal Frey is the author of the poetry collections The Grief Performance, selected for the Cleveland State Poetry Center's 2010 First Book Prize by Rae Armantrout, and Sorrow Arrow, as well as the the chapbooks Frances, The New Planet, and Airport. The winner of the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, Frey's poetry has appeared in the journals Octopus and the Oregonian. She lives in Portland.

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  • In this performance I try to summarize In search of past time with my own words, as a story of another time which reveals itself contemporary. I deliver my own intimate and personal perception of this book which radiates in my life. Each performance is another opportunity to explore different zones of the book, proceeding at random, inspired by an aleatory and fickle memory. 
     
  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.4 by IÑAKI ÁBALOS

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Newsletter May and June 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter May  June 2010

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
See also the current newsletter and the newsletter archive.

 

Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ took part in BINATIONAL ART SHOW on Friday April 30th at Johnny Cab, El Centro, CA, and on Friday May 7th at Mexicali Rose Community Gallery, Ave. Colima #1436, Colonia Pueblo Nuevo, Mexicali, BC.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON is in International HarborArts Outdoor Exhibition of Large-scale Artwork at Boston Harbor Shipyard Juried by Randi Hopkins, Associate Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston from June 12 to September 30, 2010.

Grads EDITH BEAUCAGE, MARK LEASOR, ADAM PENA, SERGIO BROMBERG, MATT CARTER, HINA FAGU, OMAR GALLEGOS, KATHLEEN MASSELINK-VALENZUELA, JENNIFER WOLF, and KARMA HENRY have their final thesis exhibition All Together Now (With Feeling) in the Bolsky Gallery from May 5 to June 6, 2010.

2010 Otis-Sandberg exchange residency fellow alum NINA LAURINOLLI '09 took part in the international alternative art fair Kunstvlaai 2010 at Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam from May 15 to May 23.

Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ was included in Mass Emergencies, Concrete Walls Projects at Angels Gate Cultural Center from May 16 to June 20, 2010.

Alum ERICA STEPHENS showed her work in "Trunk Show" on Saturday, May 22 at 800 Exposition Avenue in Dallas, TX

ROY DOWELL, chair of Grad Fine Arts, was selected for "critic's pick" in the May issue of Art News. Correspondent Hunter Drohojowska describes Dowell's collage technique and sources, which range from Mexican retablos to prints by Corita Kent. 

Alum ERIC MEDINE gave a LAVA (la-va.org) presentation on using YouTube and Flickr API for video mixing in Resolume on Saturday, May 27 at the LPM festival in Rome, Italy.

Alum WENDY GIVEN had a solo show How to Explain Magic to a Dead Rabbit,  at the Wieden + Kennedy Gallery in Portland, Oregon from  June 3- 25, 2010.

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