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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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Feb 6, 2014
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The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology offers interesting info graphics and information regarding the changing shape of students and technology usage in the classroom. Over 100,000 students across various institutions in the United States are sampled. I find the ECAR findings interesting as they show the relationship students have with technology as [more]
Feb 6, 2014
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All Students, Faculty, Academic Program Directors, Assistant/Associate Chairs, and Department Chairs may nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award and two for the Excellence in Teaching Awards. Alumni may also nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award. Nominate Now! Nominations will be open until 9pm on Friday, February 22, 2014. See written comments from past Teaching Excellence Awards nominations. For more information [more]
Nov 21, 2013
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Canvas ThumbnailAs you may or may not be aware, Otis launched its first MOOC this past Summer, “The Modern Genius: Art and Culture in the 19th Century” taught by Parme Giuntini, Ph.D. We offered the course for free through Canvas.net. In summer 2013 we had 817 students enroll and this last fall 2013 we had 814 [more]
Nov 20, 2013
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UPDATE: November 21, 2013: Maintenance was completed without any issues except no email was sent afterwards.  Please let us know if you encounter any problems. O-Space will be unavailable on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 1:00am – 2:00am PST. We apologize for the late notice. Although this downtime will be in the middle of the [more]
Nov 1, 2013
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Bone collecting circulation desk.This year we joined the Otis Community in celebrating all things Halloween! The Millard Sheets library was transformed into a graveyard for the wandering dead earning an honored mention for the most sophisticated Halloween decorations in the inaugural Bite + Flight competition. It was a spooktacular day and we can’t wait for next year. Game on!
Oct 18, 2013
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line4I Ching hexagrams for week 4 of the Otis Library’s exhibition Chance Operations, Random Access were cast by Jeseca Dawson, the Maltz Gallery 2012-14 Curatorial Fellow, and  Kevin Halladay-Glynn, photographer for the Los Angeles Loyolan (LMU). Kevin’s photographs are featured in The Loyolan article about Tapping the Third Realm, the Otis/Loyola Marymount collaborative exhibition currently [more]
Oct 11, 2013
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weightFollowing John Cage’s use of the I Ching to introduce randomness into his compositions, we’re using the I Ching to randomly select items from the Otis Artists’ Book Collection for display in the Otis Library.  Hexagrams for Week 3 were cast by Sue Maberry, Jean-Marie Venturini, and Sarah Morton and the books pulled for display [more]
Oct 4, 2013
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r b schuellerFor the library exhibition CHANCE OPERATIONS, RANDOM ACCESS we’re using the I Ching to randomly select items from the Otis Artists’ Book Collection for display.  Hexagrams for Week 2 were cast by Derek McMullen and Linda Dare and titles selected include the following.
Sep 26, 2013
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heybeckerleCHANCE OPERATIONS, RANDOM ACCESS, the exhibition in the Otis Library held in conjunction with the Ben Maltz exhibition Tapping the Third Realm, showcases John Cage’s Rolywholyover: A Circus as well as books from our Artists’ Book Collection randomly selected every week using the I Ching. The books in the display case for Week 1 (Sept. [more]
Sep 4, 2013
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correspondencecourseBooks from the Artists’ Book Collection that traveled to the Lab Press for Rebecca Chamlee’s class to see.  

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