Events
  • Sitting in Sound

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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

  • Louise Sandhaus is a graphic designer and graphic design educator. She was previously Director of the Graphic Design Program at CalArts where she currently is faculty. Her recent book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, co-published by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, has received laudatory reviews from The New York Times, The Guardian, Eye, and Creative Review. The book received the Palm d’Argent for best art book at FILAF (International Festival of Art Books and Films on Art).

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New Books List

 

This is a list of books added to the Otis Library in the last month, and is updated nightly. To change the order in which the books appear, click on a heading to sort by that field.


Date Added Title Call Number Location Item Type Item#
6/20/17 Coming of age in Second Life : an anthropologist explores the virtually human / Tom Boellstorff ; with a new preface by the author. GN307.65 B64 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70168
6/20/17 Digital ethnography : principles and practice / Sarah Pink, Heather Horst, John Postill, Larissa Hjorth, Tania Lewis, Jo Tacchi. GN307.8 D54 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70171
6/20/17 Ethnography and virtual worlds : a handbook of method / Tom Boellstorff [and others] ; [with a foreword by George Marcus]. GN345 E745 2012 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70166
6/20/17 Queer game studies / Bonnie Ruberg and Adrienne Shaw, editors. GV1469.17 S63 Q44 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70167
6/20/17 Rise of the videogame zinesters : how freaks, normals, amateurs, artists, dreamers, dropouts, queers, housewives, and people like you are taking back an art form / Anna Anthropy. GV1469.3 A53 2012 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70170
6/20/17 Writing interactive fiction with Twine / Melissa Ford. QA76.76 I59 F643 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70165
6/20/17 Twisty little passages : an approach to interactive fiction / Nick Montfort. QA76.76 I59 M66 2003 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70164
6/20/17 Hamlet on the holodeck : the future of narrative in cyberspace / Janet H. Murray. QA76.76 I59 M87 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70169
6/15/17 Takashi Murakami : the octopus eats its own leg / edited by Michael Darling. N7359 M87 A4 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70286
6/13/17 The fundamentals of digital fashion marketing / Clare Harris. HD9940 A2 H37 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70156
6/13/17 Superman : the persistence of an American icon / Ian Gordon. NC1764 S9 G67 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70159
6/13/17 House Industries : the process is the inspiration / Andy Cruz, Rich Roat, and Ken Barber. NC999.4 H68 C78 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70160
6/13/17 How they got there : interviews with digital designers about their careers / Khoi Vinh with a foreword by Liz Danzico. NK1172 V54 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70151
6/13/17 Printed Web 4 : public, private, secret / curated, designed and published ... by Paul Soulellis, Library of the Printed Web. NX1 P756 2016 Special Collections Special Collections 70288
6/13/17 Bjork : mid-career retrospective with new commisioned piece for MoMA. NX559 Z9 B562 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70172
6/13/17 Bjork : mid-career retrospective with new commisioned piece for MoMA. NX559 Z9 B562 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70173
6/13/17 Bjork : mid-career retrospective with new commisioned piece for MoMA. NX559 Z9 B562 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70174
6/13/17 Bjork : mid-career retrospective with new commisioned piece for MoMA. NX559 Z9 B562 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70175
6/13/17 Bjork : mid-career retrospective with new commisioned piece for MoMA. NX559 Z9 B562 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70176
6/13/17 Bjork : mid-career retrospective with new commisioned piece for MoMA. NX559 Z9 B562 2015 Special Collections Special Collections 70177
6/13/17 Digital music videos / Steven Shaviro. PN1992.8 M87 S53 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70158
6/13/17 The art and making of Alien covenant / Simon Ward. PN1997.2 A444 W37 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70152
6/13/17 Wonder Woman : the art and making of the film / Sharon Gosling ; foreword by Patty Jenkins. PN1997.2 W68 G67 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70153
6/13/17 Wonder Woman : the art and making of the film / Sharon Gosling ; foreword by Patty Jenkins. PN1997.2 W68 G67 2017 Special Collections Special Collections 70154
6/13/17 The history of fashion journalism / Kate Nelson Best. TT503.5 B47 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70157
6/13/17 Fashion + music : fashion creatives shaping pop culture / Katie Baron. TT507 B364 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70155
6/7/17 Manual para maestros que lloran por las noches = Manual for teachers who cry at night / Taniel Morales. LC31 M67 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70149
6/7/17 The color bible. Z258 C64 1997 Reference Reference 70150
6/6/17 Pictures on a page : photo-journalism, graphics and picture editing / Harold Evans, in association with Edwin Taylor. TR820 E84 1997 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70146
6/2/17 When I realized I was a girl / EKK N7433.4 Z53 K64 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70144
5/31/17 How to read a dress : a guide to changing fashion from the 16th to the 20th century / Lydia Edwards. GT1720 E39 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70130
5/31/17 Experimental fashion : performance art, carnival and the grotesque body / Francesca Granata. GT523 G73 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70131
5/31/17 Slash : a punk magazine from Los Angeles, 1977-1980 / edited by Brian Roettinger and J.C. Gabel ; introduction by Kristine McKenna. ML3534.3 S537 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70134
5/31/17 Herstory inventory : 100 feminist drawings by 100 artists / edited by Barbara Schroder, Karen Kelly, and Ulrike Muller. N72 F45 H474 2014 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70135
5/31/17 Hamburger eyes : the continuing story of life on earth / Autoren, Chris Fitzpatrick ... [et al.] ; Herausgeber, Chris Fitzpatrick, Julie Peeters. N7433.4 Z53 H355 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70137
5/31/17 Statement and counter-statement : notes on Experimental Jetset. Volume 1 / Experimental Jetset. NC999.6 N4 E972 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70133
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