Narrative (Inter)Actions Exhibition and Lecture/Performance Series – Spring 2013

Narrative (Inter)Actions Exhibition and Lecture/Performance Series – Spring 2013

California College of the Arts (CCA)

Scott Snibbe, REWORK_ (Philip Glass Remixed), 2012. Still from app.
February 18, 2013
Narrative (Inter)Actions Exhibition and Lecture/Performance Series – Spring 2013

California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street, San Francisco
5212 Broadway, Oakland

California College of the Arts is pleased to announce its Narrative (Inter)Actions Exhibition and Lecture/Performance Series, taking place in spring 2013. It is presented as part of CCA’s Graduate Studies Lecture Series.

Every semester, the college brings to campus internationally renowned artists, writers, and scholars to present their work and their unique and diverse perspectives. The audience is invited to participate in a critical discussion after each talk.

Check to confirm dates and times. All events are free and open to the public. For more information on each event, please visit the links below.

Narrative (Inter)Actions Faculty Roundtable
Thursday, January 24, 7pm
CCA San Francisco campus, Timken Lecture Hall, 1111 Eighth Street

How are narrative structures used to provoke, communicate, and engage audiences? Roundtable participants were CCA faculty from a range of disciplines, all of whom explore narrative in their work in some way.

DJ Spooky
Thursday, February 21, 7pm
CCA San Francisco campus, 350 Kansas Street

DJ Spooky is a composer, multimedia artist, editor, and author. His DJ MIXER iPad app has had more than 12 million downloads in the last year. He’s produced and composed work for Yoko Ono, Thurston Moore, and dozens of artists and award-winning films. (Please note: Tickets are free, but required, for this event. Priority tickets are available to the CCA community through February 7; following that date tickets are available to the general public. For tickets, click here.)

Juvenal Acosta
Thursday, February 28, 7pm
CCA San Francisco campus, Timken Lecture Hall, 1111 Eighth Street

Juvenal Acosta was born in Mexico City in 1961 and came to the Bay Area in 1986. He has published fiction, journalism, translations, and poetry. He is the author of the novels The Tattoo Hunter and The Violence of Velvet.

Sister Spit
Thursday, March 7, 7pm
CCA San Francisco campus, Timken Lecture Hall, 1111 Eighth Street

The legendary raucous rowdy performance gang Sister Spit is a lesbian feminist spoken-word and performance-art collective. There will be a reception immediately following the event. The evening is cosponsored by the Queer Cultural Center.

Scott Snibbe
Thursday, March 14, 7pm
CCA San Francisco campus, Timken Lecture Hall, 1111 Eighth Street

Scott Snibbe is a media artist, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. His creations are strongly influenced by cinema—particularly animation and surrealist film—and often mix live and filmed performances with real-time interactions.

RAY’N-GAH: linked elegance Exhibition
March 18–22
CCA Oakland campus, Oliver Art Center, 5212 Broadway
Reception: Wednesday, March 20, 5:30–7:30pm
Gallery hours: Monday–Friday 10–4:30pm (Wednesday open until 7:30pm)

This exhibition enlists artists to communicate and converge in the making of projects in the spirit of renga, a Japanese form of collaborative poetry in which one artist creates from their own ideas, the next artist adds to this, and then the works are combined to form one piece.

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About California College of the Arts
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) offers 22 undergraduate and 11 graduate programs in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. The college offers BFA, MFA, BArch, MArch, MBA, MAAD, and MAUDL degrees. It has campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, and currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students. CCA students are encouraged to work in an interdisciplinary manner, undertaking projects and collaborations with students in other majors and engaging with outside communities. 

Noted alumni include the artists Nathan Oliveira, Jules de Balincourt, Robert Arneson, Robert Bechtle, Viola Frey, and Peter Voulkos; the Oscar-winning filmmaker Audrey Marrs; the illustrator Tomie de Paola; the conceptual artists Harrell Fletcher, David Ireland, and Dennis Oppenheim; and the designers Lucille Tenazas, Michael Vanderbyl, and Gary Hutton. For more information about CCA, visit

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