INSTITUTE / DANCE: Stephan Koplowitz, Dean of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance, will be leading the class.
CalArts students of all disciplines are welcome to attend. Interested students are free to drop in but are encouraged to RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure space.
CalArts, Ensemble Theater 400
THEATER: Suddenly, Last Summer is a theater performance directed by Kameron Steele (MFA Directing 14) based on the play by Tennessee Williams.
D300 Gallery: Tamara Rosenblum MFA PHOTO
D301 Gallery: Camilo Restrepo MFA ART
L-SHAPE Gallery: Leah Case BFA PHOTO
MAIN Gallery Perimeter: Katelyn Hall BFA ART
A402 Gallery: Minha Park MFA ART
LIME Gallery: Alia Yusuf BFA ART
MINT Gallery: Katrin Winkler MFA PHOTO
CalArts, A211H (Art Office)
(former minister of culture of the black panther party)
Lecture by Emory Douglas, followed by a conversation about the Black Panther Party and the grammars of current movements,
moderated by Paula Cobo Guevara. Monday April 15th, 7pm, A211h ( Art Office)
This lecture is in conjunction with my thesis show during the same week
katrin winkler :: california institute of the arts ::
„we don´t just want a piece of the pie, we want the whole fucking bakery!“
april 15th-19th 2013 :: lime gallery :: reception thursday 8pm
Edward Fella is a graphic designer and artist whose work has had an important influence on contemporary typography here and in Europe. He practiced professionally as a commercial artist in Detroit for 30 years before receiving an MFA in Design from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1987. He has since devoted his time to teaching and his own unique self-published work which has appeared in many design publications and anthologies. In 1997 he received the Chrysler Award and in 1999 an Honorary Doctorate from CCS in Detroit. His work is in the National Design Museum and MOMA in New York. In 2007, he was awarded the AIGA medal.
CalArts, Roy O. Disney Music Hall
MUSIC: The third and final concert in this series, featuring new works by CalArts graduate composers and performed by the New Century Players, under the direction of David Rosenboom.
REDCAT, Downtown Los Angeles
“Deeply empathetic yet often lyrical, Smith’s constellational approach to filmmaking parallels Sun Ra’s freestyle compositions, while reawakening the political possibilities of black experimental culture.” -- Art in America
Still: Black Utopia LP (for Sun Ra)
REDCAT, Mon April 15 - 8:30 PM
Black Utopia LP (for Sun Ra)
Los Angeles Premiere
Premiered at Chicago’s threewalls artspace, Black Utopia LP is a deeply original off-shoot of the years of research artist and filmmaker Cauleen Smith devoted to Afrofuturism, a cultural movement that mixes science fiction, fantasy, non-Western religion and Afrocentrism. Chicago legend Sun Ra (1914-1993) and his Arkestra were a key figure in this movement. Smith produced over 800 35mm slides: images of objects found in archives, recorded in contemporary Chicago or appropriated from occult, astronomical, and historical sources. The slides are projected in a 90 min performance over two sides of an LP she recorded – a collage of lectures, rehearsals and live performances by Sun Ra, mundane ephemera, as well as commissioned contributions from Chicago artists Krista Franklin and Avery R. Young
Free tickets for Film/Video students, staff and faculty. Please contact Patti Palmer.
CultureHub Presents: Collaborative Dance and Music Exchange between CalArts and The Seoul Institute of the Arts
CalArts, XBOX (Main Gallery Conference Room)
CalArts Office of International Relations and CultureHub present a Collaborative Dance and Music Exchange between CalArts and The Seoul Institute of the Arts Students.
For the first time in CalArts history, CalArts and The Seoul Institute of the Arts (SeoulArts) students will produce and perform a live dance and music exchange. The students will connect through Telepresence as a means for developing new forms of artistic expression, sharing creative and cultural experiences and promoting global collaboration, learning and innovation.
Interested students are free to attend the event. For inquiries, please contact Annie Kim at email@example.com.
CultureHub is an incubator for creativity focused on the intersection of art and technology. We connect artists from diverse disciplines and cultures and provide them with environments in which to collaborate, experiment and explore. We serve local and global communities by providing an open space for creative research, artistic exchange and learning.
Founded in 2009 by the Seoul Institute of the Arts in Korea and La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City, CultureHub currently consists of four telepresence studios: 1. Seoul Institute of the Arts(Seoul, Korea) 2. La MaMa Experimental Theater Club (NYC) 3. CalArts (LA) 4.Contact Theatre (Manchester, UK).
Austin Antoine is a Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor. Austin was raised in Laurel, Maryland and moved to California to pursue his passion for performance. He is in his final year at CalArts pursuing a BFA in Acting. During Austin’s first year at CalArts, he co-created the multicultural performance group TheyGotTime (TGT) with Jordon Waters. This March, Austin will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Freestyle Rap, currently set at 13 hours and 23 minutes. Event Co-Producer
Jordon Waters is an interdisciplinary performing artist. With an extensive dance background, Jordon is concurrently an actor, producer and editor. Jordon is in his final year at CalArts pursuing a BFA in Dance and has performed at renowned venues such as REDCAT and La Jolla Playhouse. Jordon recently choreographed a piece featuring Austin Antoine and Joseph Santos for the 2013 CalArts Open House Dance Concert. He is currently working on an exploratory student film project on Commedia dell'arte as well as krump, contemporary, and ballet dance styles. Event Co-Producer
Joseph Apolonio Santos is an internationally touring, interdisciplinary artist with a primary focus on theatrical and filmed entertainment. Joseph is pursing his final year as a BFA in acting at CalArts. Along with Austin and Jordon, he is founding member of TGT. A hip-hop culture fanatic, Joseph dabbles in the art of rhyming under the alias “JAS”. He showcases his southern upbringing along with ambitions to come with the use of slick metaphors and rhyme schemes. He is currently listening to the new B.I.G. Sean mixtape "Detroit" on repeat. Event Co-Producer
Devon Taylor is a composer, musician, Tubist and Electric Bass player working in the Greater Los Angeles area. Devon has been a featured soloist in the Sydney Opera House and throughout the United States. His passion is not only in performance but in teaching young promising musicians of tomorrow. Devon has been awarded a full scholarship to the California Institute of the Arts where he will be finishing a Bachelors of Fine Art from the Herb Alpert Music School next year.
Justin Jackson is a singer, songwriter, musician and classic-trained Pianist. Born on the south side of Chicago, Justin attended a highly competitive performing arts high school for his final two years. Justin began singing and songwriting at the age of four and playing the piano at the age of six. He has honed his many musical talents throughout his adolescence. He is currently a first year BFA of the Music School at CalArts and looks to make a big contribution to the music industry in the near future.
Other Participating CalArts Students: Amir Oosman (Percussion, MFA), Tionna Brunson (Percussion, BFA), Alexis Saenz (Dance, BFA), Shelby Alden (Dance, BFA)
James Boss is a Korean American, born in Los Angeles, California. James was raised in Hollywood, California until the age of 4. A martial arts expert, James attended art school at The Art Institute of Los Angeles majoring in Multimedia. James left his studies to pursue acting at the Howard Fine Studio, and then relocated to South Korea's prestigious acting school Seoul Institute of the Arts. He was nick named "Boss" at the acting school and his friends referred to him as "JB" or sometimes as "James Brother". He co-directed his first play at SeoulArts titled "Liar Reversal" and received critical acclaim. He is currently attending SeoulArts and is pursuing acting and directing in both America and Korea. “White Wall” (2010) is James’ first directorial feature film and recently directed a music video for AVAN LAVA. Event Co-Producer
Eric Park hails from Chicago, Illinois, and is an acting student at The Seoul Institute of the Arts. Eric studied at the prestigious Complutense University of Madrid in Spain and later at Providence College to major in both Business and Global Studies. A star producer and actor, Eric has helped organize many entertainment events on the SeoulArts campus. Recently, he collaborated with fellow SeoulArts faculty and students to produce US recording artist AVAN LAVA’s show in Seoul. Eric is fluent in Spanish, Korean and English. Event Co-Producer
Young-Ju An, also know as Jaylogic, is a prodigious music composer and producer, rapper, digital and game design artist, filmmaker and fashion designer. Young-Ju is pursuing a degree in digital arts at The Seoul Institute of the Arts while continuing his music career. His musical styling ranges from hip hop to electronic music, frequently incorporating both contemporary and traditional Korean instruments and sounds. He is very excited to work with CalArts students on his next hip hop album. Event Co-Producer
Nova Lee is a broadcasting student at The Seoul Institute of the Arts. Nova formerly lived in New York City and produced and edited an impressive collection of short films while in residence. Nova is an avid motorcycle rider, skateboarder and house and classical music aficionado. Event Co-Producer
SeokWoo John Jeon is a broadcasting student at The Seoul Institute of the Arts. John was awarded a highly competitive position on a co-production film shoot between SeoulArts and Chapman University’s Dodge Film School students last summer. He is avid Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) and competes in tournaments throughout the year. John was recently awarded a broadcasting internship in Los Angeles this year.
Min-ji Kim is a Korean Traditional Dance student at Seoul Institute of the Arts. Min-Ji has performed in many prestigious venues and shows such as the Namsan International Festival, U-Dance and collaborated with US recording artist AVAN LAVA for their sold-out show in Seoul in early April.
Ah-Reum Lee is in her third year at Seoul institute of the Art as a Korean traditional dance major. Ah-Reum performed in major dance events such as U-Dance and The 50th Anniversary of The Seoul Institute of the Arts celebration. Recently, Ah-Reum participated in the highly anticipated AVAN LAVA and SeoulArts collaboration show in Seoul.
Sae-Rah Kang is a Korean Traditional Dance student at The Seoul Institute of the Arts. Sae-Rah has performed in various concerts and show including U-Dance, Namsan International Festival, and recently, collaborated with US recording artist, AVAN LAVA, for its sold-out show in Seoul.
Other SeoulArts students: Hee-Moon Ryu (Theater), Woogeun Lee (Creative Writing). Chae-Rim Kong, Da-Hae Kim, Sung-Jun Park, Hyuk-Ju Kwon, Hyun-Do Jo, Seo-Woo Kim, Yoo-Jung Son, Do-Yeon Kim (Korean Traditional Music).
REDCAT: Premiered at Chicago’s threewalls artspace, Black Utopia LP is a deeply original off-shoot of the years of research artist and filmmaker Cauleen Smith devoted to Afrofuturism—a cultural movement that mixes science fiction, fantasy, non-Western religion and Afrocentrism. Chicago legend Sun Ra (1914–93) and his Arkestra were a key figures in this movement. Smith produced over 800 35mm slides: images of objects found in archives, recorded in contemporary Chicago or appropriated from occult, astronomical, and historical sources. The slides are projected in a 90-minute performance to the sounds of both sides of an LP Smith recorded—a collage of lectures, rehearsals and live performances by Sun Ra, mundane ephemera, as well as commissioned contributions from Chicago artists Krista Franklin and Avery R. Young. Read more