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  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.

  • Los Angeles is a city often described as having no center. Its art community has turned that "disadvantage" into an advantage and given itself a license for adventure. Organizations, galleries, and artists find decentralization to be an exciting option and they establish their addresses in unexpected neighborhoods and zones in the city and even beyond, in other cities and states. What are the challenges and advantages of this programmatic and conceptual strategy? What are the risks, to organization and audience alike? Is this necessary, and if so, is it sustainable?

  • Fritz Haeg

    Sep 25| Lectures
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    Image: Fritz Haeg, working to install the Edible Estate #12 garden in Budapest, 2012. Photo: Andras Kare.

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Fritz Haeg.

    Thursday, September 25th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • David Schafer

    Sep 30| Lectures
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    David Schafer is a visual and sound artist working in sculpture, sound, sound, performance, and works on paper. His work is concerned with the structures, translation, and intelligibility, of language and architecture. Schafer has shown nationally and internationally and has received several public commissions. Most recently he has had one-person shows at Studio10 gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, and Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.

  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Jennifer Steinkamp.

    Thursday, October 2nd 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

  • Pae White

    Oct 07| Lectures
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    Pae White was born in 1963 in Pasadena, California. She lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her M.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and her B.A. from Scripps College in Claremont, California. She also studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Recent solo exhibition venues include Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan; the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand; the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; greengrassi, London; and 1301PE, Los Angeles.

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Newsletter September and October 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter September  October 2010

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

 

Alum SERGIO BROMBERG '10 curated an exhibition by Joey Wolf at Venice 6114 on September 18-19, 2010.

ROY DOWELL, Chair, Graduate Fine Arts, will have works included in the exhibition and catalogue "The Jewel Thief" on view at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, from Sept. 7, 2010  to  Feb. 27, 2011.

An article, "Houses of Light" appeared in the September issue of the English art magazine, Apollo, on artists ROY DOWELL (Chair, Graduate Fine Arts) and Lari Pittman.

Grad TAYLOR TSCHIDER represented Grad Fine Arts at GLAMFA (Greater Los Angeles MFA) at Cal State Long Beach from August 29 to September 9, 2010.

In conjunction with alum JENNIFER WOLF'S '10 participation in "The Bigger Picture" there was a Contemporary Art Conversation #6 on Saturday, September 11 at Edgar Varela Fine Arts (EVFA)

Alum TONE NIELSEN '98, a member of Kuratorisk Aktion is contributing the video THE ROAD TO MENTAL  DECOLONIZATION to the group show KUUK – Art in themVicinity of Greenland curated by Julie Edel Hardenberg & Iben Mondrup at BKS Garage in Copenhagen.

ROY DOWELL, Chair of Graduate Fine Arts, and graduate Senior Lecturers KORI NEWKIRK and JOHN KNIGHT  have work included in The Artist's Museum exhibition at MOCA and Geffen from 9/19/10 to 1/31/11.

Alum JENNIFER LANSKI '06 showed 50 drawings in "Neighborhood" at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA) from October 1 to November 20, 2010. www.indymoca.org...

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 co-curated Psychic Outlaws, a group exhibition that includes alum TAMI DEMAREE '03 based on BUCKLEY'S novel of the same title at the Luckman Gallery at Cal State L.A. from September 25 to November 6, 2010.

Alum CHRIS ROWLAND '00 shot and edited the documentary film Red Hope premiering in Los Angeles on October 31, 2010.

Alum SAM WATTERS '02 has a solo exhibition of works on paper at Karyn Lovegrove Gallery at the Edwin Ridgeway House in Hancock Park from October 23, 2010 to January 10, 2011.

Alum SERGIO BROMBERG '10 was selected by the Sandberg Institute for the 2011 Otis/Sandberg Residency Exchange Fellowship in March and April 2011.

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 read from and signed her new novel "Psychic Outlaws" at the Standard Hotel on Tuesday October 19, 2010.

Professor and Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON was awarded a Creative Capacity Fund Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation in October 2010.

Alum SOJUNG KWON '07 is in To Live and Draw in LA at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from November 7, 2010 to January 11, 2011.

Alum MATT CARTER '10 has a solo installation called "For a Good Time Call" at Neon Gallery and Press at CSULB from November 14 to December 12, 2010.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07  has curated the exhibition Permissions at Highways Gallery, Sept. 25-Oct. 16.

Professor and Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON has a page on the Open Daybook edited by David Earle and published by Random House in November 2010. There will be a related exhibition at LACE in January 2011.