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Posted on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 by Jason Engelund

Banker White with WeOwnTV at work in Sierra Leone

CCA alumnus Banker White (MFA 2000) is a documentary filmmaker. You may know him as the director of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, about a group of Sierra Leonean musicians who gained international renown and landed a record deal.

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Posted on Monday, December 6, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Celebrated German photographer Thomas Demand during visit to CCA [photo: Jim Norrena]

Celebrated German photographer Thomas Demand delivered a lecture at CCA's San Francisco campus November 12, followed by a student-faculty Q&A session.

Demand, born in Munich in 1964, is known for making photographs of 3D models that look like actual depictions of spaces. His photographs often are associated with contemporary political situations.

Demand represented Germany at the Bienal de São Paulo in 2004 and his work was the subject of a midcareer retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 2005. He currently lives and works in Berlin.

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Posted on Sunday, December 5, 2010 by Brook Hinton

Friday, December 10, at 7 p.m. at Carville Annex
4037 Judah at 45th, San Francisco CA

Opening-night film performance conducted by C. Wright Daniel

Gallery Hours

December 11, 7–9 p.m.
December 12, noon– 2 p.m.

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Posted on Thursday, December 2, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Students visited Nevada's Black Rock Desert, where they created site-specific art

Earlier this fall media artist and CCA Graduate Program in Fine Arts and Film Program professor Jeanne Finley took her "Land Minds / Sight Lines" graduate seminar students to Reno, "The Biggest Little City in the World," and the surrounding Black Rock Desert for a weekend-long, site-specific, art-making excursion.

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Posted on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Caroline Preibe (BFA Fashion Design 2004), whose New York–based online knitwear company Uluru has been featured in such high-profile magazines as Harper’s Bazaar, Lucky, Vogue, and New York magazine, is now a contributor to Ecouterre, a website devoted to the future of sustainable fashion design.

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Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 by Jason Engelund

IMPACT Idea Sessions

The Center for Art and Public Life is hosting Idea Sessions for CCA students to discuss project ideas and connect with other students interested in being part of an IMPACT Social Entrepreneurship Award team. Please come ready to discuss social and humanitarian issues you are most passionate about and how you might collaborate through an interdisciplinary team. Meet other students with similar interests and form an IMPACT team. In addition, Center staff will be available to answer any questions about the IMPACT program and the application process.

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Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 by Alexis Mahrus

Sam Weber, Society of Illustrators 53 call-for-entries posterView slideshow 

Congratulations to CCA Illustration Program instructors Robert Hunt, Caitlin Kuhwald, Adam McCauley, and Owen Smith, whose illustrations have been selected for Illustrators 53, the 53rd Society of Illustrators (SOI) annual competition.

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Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 by Chris Bliss

The winning team (l to r): Zahin Ali, Leslie Chen, James Zormeir (CCA), Cecilia Xia, and Jean Saung (CCA)

Students in CCA's Fashion Design Program paired up with UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business students to compete in a Levi Strauss & Co. case competition on sustainability. The challenge was to find a profitable business solution to address denim waste/reuse. For two weeks experts from Levi Strauss & Co. worked with the students on a variety of issues, including finance, design, strategy, sustainability, and garment life cycle.

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Posted on Monday, November 29, 2010 by Grace Lee

The deadline for the StudentAffairs.com 2010 College Cartoonist Contest, a competition for college and graduate student cartoonists, is December 10, 2010. Winning entries will be featured on the StudentAffairs.com website. Students need to submit two cartoons on the theme of "Campus Life and Technology".

1st Place: $300.00
2nd Place: $200.00
3rd Place: $100.00

A $20.00 fee will be paid for all accepted comic strips that do not win one of the top three prizes in the 2010 College Cartoonist Contest.

http://www.studentaffairs.com/comedy/volume39.html

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Posted on Friday, November 26, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Congratulations to CCA's pioneer 2010 class of Leading by Design Fellows Program [photo: Jim Norrena]

SAVE THE DATE: Join us January 12, 2011, at 7 p.m. for a Leading by Design Fellows Program Info Night held at CCA on the San Francisco campus.

CCA’s Leading by Design Fellows Program Hits its Mark with Pioneer 2010 Cohort

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