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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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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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CNP and OSF Present The Carolyn Bryant Project Online

The CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) has partnered with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) to present free screenings of the world premiere of the critically acclaimed The Carolyn Bryant Project, available Friday, Oct. 9 to Thursday, Oct. 22 on CNP’s digital platform. The...

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Seed Grants for Alumnx Bear Fruit

Need some feminist book suggestions for gifts this holiday season? We have a big inclusive list here of new books and classics. Almost 200 books so far and still adding!:https://t.co/1nh18ObOIx#bookstagram #booklovers #amreading #feminist pic.twitter.com/AttoMaQSho — Books for Babes...

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Anne LeBaron Joins Composers Edition, Presents New Album

We are delighted to welcome @annelebaron to Composers Edition family! Explore a initial selection of her vocal music, and works for piano, strings and harp in our website.https://t.co/A0d0XFVNJI — Composers Edition (@ComposersEd) September 2, 2020 Anne LeBaron, experimental...

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Gabrielle Civil Presents Work With Automata and REDCAT

Critical Studies faculty Gabrielle Civil, who recently wrapped up her artist residency at Automata, an experimental performance venue in downtown Los Angeles, will now host a series of conversations through REDCAT’s online platform. Civil was among the artists—all six of whom...

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Cori Bratby-Rudd Releases Cage of Eden

Cori Bratby-Rudd (Critical Studies MFA 19) has released her first chapbook titled Cage of Eden (Finishing Line Press), now available for pre-order. The collection, which Bratby-Rudd began writing while studying at CalArts, has been described by poet and composer Ryka Aoki (He Mele a Hilo; Why...

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