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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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#Stayathome: CalArtian Films and Shows to Stream

While our travel and activities are restricted amid the coronavirus crisis, there are still plenty of ways to let our minds and imaginations roam free. To help you discover new sources of inspiration, we’ve put together a small selection of films and TV shows that were made by or feature...

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CalArtians Featured in The Wire’s ’50 Best Albums of 2019′

In case you missed the January edition of the British avant-garde music magazine The Wire, several notable CalArtians were featured in its year-End List of the Top 50 Releases of 2019 in music.  Computer music pioneer Carl Stone (Music BFA 74) released two albums in 2019, both of which...

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Wajatta Headlines NHM’s First Friday Series March 6

Wajatta is John Tejada and Reggie Watts. | Image: The1point8 The musical duo Wajatta—Reggie Watts and CalArts faculty John Tejada—headlines the First Fridays music and science series at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles tomorrow (March 6). They’re...

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CalArts Actors Showcase in New York on March 6

The New York edition takes place on March 6 and the L.A. edition takes place on March 23. | Image: CalArts School of Theater The School of Theater’s company of 42 graduating actors travels to the bright lights of New York City this week for the 2020 CalArts Actors Showcase. The New...

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The house is always haunted. Rosanna Gamson, faculty in The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, identifies this as one of the big ideas of her dance company Rosanna Gamson/World Wide’s (RGWW) latest theatrical dance piece Sugar Houses. The work, which was recently awarded a National...

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Cauleen Smith’s Mutualities Opens at the Whitney

Starting Feb. 17, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents Mutualities from multidisciplinary artist Cauleen Smith.  Smith creates work which calls upon poetry, science fiction, non-Western cosmologies and experimental film to engage with Afro-diasporic histories. In 2017, her...

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CalArts Dance Presents ‘Teorema’

CalArts presents Teorema, a short film directed by Massimiliano Bomba, with choreography by CalArts faculty Julie Bour and featuring dancers of the The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts. The film premiered this morning (Feb. 5), on Nowness, a global video channel. Set in the...

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CalArtians at Multiple Art Fairs in Los Angeles This Month

February is a major month for art fairs in Los Angeles, with several shows occurring either concurrently or closely. Numerous CalArtians are among the artists represented at the February fairs, notably at Frieze Los Angeles, LA Art Show, Felix Art Fair, and Art Los Angeles Contemporary...

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Dada Divas: Jacqueline Bobak’s Experimental Opera at REDCAT

On Saturday, Feb. 8, REDCAT presents the world premiere of Dada Divas, an experimental opera by Jacqueline Bobak, faculty in The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts. Created by Bobak, an acclaimed veteran singer and composer, Dada Divas unearths and celebrates the works and lives of the...

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