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‘The Care We Create’ by Audrey Chan unveiled at ACLU SoCal Headquarters

On Jan. 8, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) unveiled The Care We Create, a massive public mural created by ACLU SoCal’s inaugural artist-in-residence Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07). The 5,500-square foot artwork covers the front of the ACLU...

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MACK Celebrates New Allan Sekula Book with Virtual Symposium

On Thursday, Jan. 14, London-based independent art and photography publishing house MACK virtually presents Art Isn’t Fair: An Allan Sekula Symposium, in partnership with the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Art in London. The event comes on the heels of the posthumous release of the...

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School of Film/Video Opens Wintersession 2021 Virtual Conference

CalArts School of Film/Video holds a virtual conference, Approaching the Near Distance, during the Institute’s Wintersession term from Jan. 11 to 22. The sessions are open to the broader CalArts community, including all current students, alums, and prospective students. The...

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Brigette Barrager Presents New Children’s Book Welcome Flower Child

School of Film/Video faculty Brigette Barrager‘s (Film/Video BFA 07) latest children’s book Welcome Flower Child: The Magic of Your Birth Flower was recently published by Random House Books for Young Readers. Welcome Flower Child, which was written and illustrated by Barrager,...

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Fallen Fruit Present NATURAL HISTORY at 2020 NGV Triennial

CalArtian David Burns (Art BFA 93) and Austin Young of Fallen Fruit present new immersive works commissioned by the National Gallery Victoria (NGV) in Melbourne, Australia, for the 2020 NGV Triennial. The exhibition, NATURAL HISTORY, will run throughout the triennial (Dec. 19-April 18,...

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All the World’s a Studio: Production as Composition

CalArts faculty, musician, and sound engineer Emily Evans didn’t miss a beat when the COVID pandemic sent faculty hustling to redesign classes for remote learning. Evans leaned into the challenge and her past experience to introduce Production as Composition for BFA3s, 4s, and MFAs. The...

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CalArtians Among Automata LA’s Fall/Winter Artists in Residence

Downtown Los Angeles-based experimental performance venue Automata has announced its latest edition of artist residencies. The fall/winter 2020-21 residencies feature six resident artists, five of whom are CalArtians: Benni Quintero (Film/Video BFA 20), Ramona Apthorp (Art BFA 19), Susan Simpson...

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CalArtians Win 2021 Creative Capital Awards

Announcing the 2021 Creative Capital Awards! In this award cycle, we provide 35 selected projects, represented by these 42 artists, with $50,000 in project funding and career development services. https://t.co/Ikeejpmq9r pic.twitter.com/rviINyeSpc — Creative Capital (@creativecap)...

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Slow Show: From CalArts to West Africa

Following its first French edition at Luma Arles and Lafayette Anticipations Paris in 2019, Slow Show, conceived and led by The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance Dean Dimitri Chamblas, travels for the first time to Africa. The performance takes place as part of the Dialogues de Corps...

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