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Fall 2023

  • Reference and Instruction Librarian Sam Regal wrote an essay for East of Borneo about the culture, production, and affective resonances of artists' books generated in the orbit of CalArts' Feminist Art Program (FAP). Highlights material from the CalArts Library Artists' Books collection and points to tensions produced by institutional ambivalence surrounding the feminist art tradition. 
  • School of Theater faculty Anne Militello designed the lighting for the current production of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. She was also interviewed for their press release on YouTube.

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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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Charles Gaines Joins NAD’s 2020 Class of National Academicians

Esteemed conceptual artist and School of Art faculty Charles Gaines has been inducted into the National Academy of Design’s (NAD) newest class of National Academicians. Gaines is among the 15 artists and architects selected for the 2020 roster, who will serve as ambassadors of American art...

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