School of Art
Practicum Lecture Series
Jan. 15, 7 pm
Judy Fiskin is a photographer and video artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. Her work has been shown widely, nationally and internationally, at such venues as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Amsterdam International Documentary Festival, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and locally at MOCA, the Getty Museum, and LACMA. She has taught photography and video at CalArts since 1977.
Karen Akinson & Bernard Brunon
Jan. 17, 7 pm
Karen Atkinson is an installation artist, independent curator and founder of Side Street Projects, a nonprofit artist-run organization in Los Angeles which exhibits the work of artists internationally. She has exhibited and curated throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Cuba, Japan and South Africa and was included in the Fifth Havana Biennial in Cuba.
Aiming for a painting that would stand outside the codes of representation, after BMPT’s and Support/Surface’s work of the sixties and early seventies, Bernard Brunon ended-up painting houses. "Painting a wall results in a painting of the wall, in the Modernist tradition, but does not produce an image of the wall."
Jan. 22, 7 pm
Billy Woodberry is an independent filmmaker who graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles Film/Television Department with an MFA in production. He has appeared in several films by Charles Burnett, Thom Anderson and James Benning.
Kamau Amu Patton
Jan. 24, 7 pm
Kamau Amu Patton is an interdisciplinary artist based in New York. His work issues from an ongoing involvement with the generative intersection of sound, light and electronics. He received his MFA from Stanford University in 2007 and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Sociology.
Jan. 29, 7 pm
Tom Leeser is a digital media artist, educator, curator and writer. He is the Program Director of the Art and Technology Program in the School of Art and the Director of the Center for Integrated Media at the California Institute of the Arts.
Jan. 31, 7 pm
Suné Woods is an artist based in Los Angeles. She uses photography, collage, and video to engage themes of culture, landscape, and history.