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  • Rodney McMillian (born in Columbia, South Carolina) is an artist based in Los Angeles.
  • Michael Joyce

    Sep 17| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Twentieth-Century Man by Michael Joyce. Starting with a disappearance, Twentieth-Century Man contemplates issues imbedded in aging, memory, language, family, and even life and death, covering and uncovering many profound mysteries.

  • Alice Konitz

    Sep 18| Lectures
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    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Alice Konitz.

    Thursday, September 18th 11:115am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

    Image from alicekonitz.com

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Graduate Public Practice Radar

Aug 29, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
What do students in the Otis MFA Public Practice have time to do while completing their MFA? While in the program developing their skill sets and social practice oriented work in a variety of interests such as institutional diversity, ecology, womens rights etc.; students are maintaining a presence in the field including major installations at [more]
Aug 28, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
ANTELOPE-VALLEY-PROJECT_ORIGINALTEAM ANTELOPE VALLEY PROJECT: Amy Sanchez, Laurie Peake (Metabolic Studio Fellow), Tracee Johnson (Graduate Teaching Fellow), Misael Diaz (Cognate Collective with Amy Sanchez), Suzanne Lacy (Program Chair) and Robin Gilliam (Project Manager) Our first year project takes place this year in Antelope Valley, with a partnership between the Lancaster Museum of Art and History, the [more]
Aug 28, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
1391925_10202446166375567_600998249_nBy Victor Albarracin Public Faculty is a series of works produced since 2008 by Dutch artist Jeanne Van Heeswijk as a way to “engage in collective learning through a process of knowledge exchange within the context of a certain place.” These certain places have included a park in Skopje, Macedonia; a bad reputed square in [more]
Aug 5, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
Otis_DeptCards_2014.indd  By Victor Albarracin Public Faculty is a series of works produced since 2008 by Dutch artist Jeanne van Heeswijk as a way to “engage in collective learning through a process of knowledge exchange within the context of a certain place.” These certain places have included a park in Skopje, Macedonia; a bad reputed square [more]
Jun 10, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
Otis_DeptCards_2014.inddBy Tracee Johnson DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION DOWNLOAD THIS ARTICLE What happens when an art exhibition leaves traditional art space for a bowling alley? The 2014 Graduate Public Practice MFA Exhibition was held at the AMF El Dorado Lanes bowling alley, across the street from Otis campus. The works in the exhibition covered a wide range of [more]
Feb 10, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
cafe talksBy Tracee Johnson PODCAST COMING SOON! On February 3rd through February 8th, art theorist Stephen Wright visited faculty and students from the Otis Public Practice Graduate program to discuss the frequently contemplated question in our field of, “WHEN does Social Practice occur?” When is the social practiced or become social? Where does it draw its [more]
Feb 4, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
SPArt Event  Faculty and colleagues in the social practice field gathered at the SPArt Party on February 5, 2014, to celebrate the winning recipients of three inaugural 10k grants extended by a new foundation dedicated to Social Practice Art (SPArt). Founded by Alexandra Shabtai, this new foundation aims to support artists of all stages in their [more]
Jan 8, 2014
Graduate Public Practice
PublicBy Victor Albarracin Dana Yahalomi Public Movement workshop November–December, 2013 At first sight, the definition of a “public movement” seems to be as clear as we can read it on the collective’s website (hyperlink: publicmovement.org): Public Movement is a performative research body that investigates and stages political actions in public spaces. The movement explores the political [more]
Nov 22, 2013
Graduate Public Practice
taco-talks  Informal talk about the Otis Public Practice first year studio this year working in Camino Verde, a community of Tijuana.   SATURDAY, December 7th 11:30-1PM Otis MFA Public Practice Studio 1657 18th Street – Santa Monica, CA 90494 Otis Public Practice invites you to come, create, and enjoy tacos over a facilitated conversation on [more]
Nov 22, 2013
Graduate Public Practice
Otis-Public-Practice-Fallen-Fruit-Workshop-Group-Working  Workshop with Fallen Fruit at Arts Restore LA Fruitique involving Otis MFA Public Practice and USC Curatorial Practices students. NOVEMBER 2013 Students from the Otis MFA Public Practice and USC Curatorial Practice programs participated in a workshop with Fallen Fruit at their Fruitique, a project of the Arts Restore LA to reclaim empty storefronts [more]

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