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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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CalArtians Awarded 2020 Automata Artist Residencies

Performance and art space Automata recently announced the six grantees of its 2020 artist residencies, all of whom are CalArtians. In light of COVID-19, the Los Angeles-based Automata devised a new series of individual artist residencies, created to serve artists while group...

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Art Intervention In Plain Sight Protests Immigrant Detention

During last weekend’s Independence Day holiday, when Americans expected the sky to be filled with fireworks, a coalition of 80 artists sent a fleet of skytypers to fly over detention facilities, immigration courts, borders, and sites of historic relevance. The planes spelled out messages...

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24700 Podcast Presents Radical Practice Series

CalArts’ 24700 podcast presents a new series that focuses on the Graphic Design Program’s alumnae. Radical Practice features conversations between current students and graduates of the program with distinct professional practices. With members of the class serving as roundtable...

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Shirley Tse: Stakes and Holders Opening in Hong Kong

From July 1-Oct. 4, 2020, M+ Pavillion in Hong Kong, presents Shirley Tse: Stakes and Holders, a site-specific reframing of Shirley Tse’s two installations, Negotiated Differences and Playcourt. The artist and CalArts faculty member created the installations to represent Hong Kong in the...

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Mike Stoltz’s Latest Film Featured in Art in America

In May, filmmaker Mike Stoltz’s (Film/Video MFA 14) latest film, “Something to Touch That Is Not Ashes or Corruption or Dust,” was included in the feature article, “Seeking a Way to Touch Through Film in a Time of Isolation” by writer Trisha Low in Art in...

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Lewis Klahr’s Circumstantial Pleasures Now Streaming

Circumstantial Pleasures, the latest film by CalArts School of Theater faculty Lewis Klahr had its world premiere on Feb. 29, 2020, at Light Industry in New York. Soon afterward, theaters were closed because of COVID-19. Rather than wait for the world to reopen, Klahr partnered with the Wexner...

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