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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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New Works by Critical Studies Dean Amanda Beech

On Nov. 8, the short film, Vacuum In Front Of You, co-created by Dean of the CalArts School of Critical Studies Amanda Beech and Diann Bauer was released to the public as part of the art project Tegel: Speculations and Propositions.  In 2011, project curators Jaspar Joseph-Lester,...

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