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  • Mining fields like education, cinema, psychology, literature and art history Anna Craycroft examines cultural models for fostering individuality. Through drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, furniture, installations, books, workshops, or curatorial projects she works thematically on a single thesis over a series of exhibitions.

  • In his lecture, Laurence Rickels reenters the exchange between Walter Benjamin and Alexander Mette, which led to Mette’s review of Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels in Imago and brought Benjamin to consider the clinical picture of schizophrenia, the topic of Mette’s dissertation-book, which he in turn reviewed.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Emily Thorpe's art work addresses the twisting formation of memory through spatial relations and moments of domesticity. She will be presenting a solo exhibition for her Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view February 20 to February 25, 2017. There will be a closing reception on Saturday, February 25, 6-9pm.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

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Rebecca Chamlee: 2006-07 Faculty Development Grant Report

Excerpt:

I attended the conference “Action/Interaction: Book/Arts” at the Columbia College, Chicago, Center For Book & Paper Arts June 8–10, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference was organized to raise the level of critical discourse in artists’ books by getting students, educators and practitioners together to talk about their activities and to examine how educators can create experiences to expand the field.

Attending this conference greatly influenced the development of my lesson plans for the Otis Lab Press and Book Structures classes for Communication Arts that I teach. I was excited and inspired to represent Otis and to see the work and meet other representatives of book arts programs and centers around the country.

I have made a small edition book reporting my experiences at the conference that will be available from the Otis library.

--Rebecca Chamlee
Communication Arts

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Action-Interaction Conference

Action/Interaction : Book/Arts

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