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Posted on Saturday, November 20, 2010 by Brook Hinton

Bloom Wake Swarm, a video installation by Emily Ritz *
November 29 through December 4
*Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Tecoah and Thomas Bruce Galleries
California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco CA

Don't miss Emily Ritz's video installation Bloom Wake Swarm, the latest installment in her series, featuring Lady Beeings—"half-honeybee, half-naked lady hybrid beings"—in an exploration of female sexuality in relation to the matriarchal society of honeybees.

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Posted on Monday, November 8, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Film students know him as "Rob," or maybe "Mr. Epstein." CCA faculty and administration know him as the college's Film Program chair Rob Epstein. However you know him, Rob's definitely worth knowing! And if you don't believe me, just watch the latest "on air" segment issued by The Advocate, a national magazine that focuses on the political and artistic sides of the LGBT community, in which Rob gives an interview with Advocate reporter Andrew Harmon.

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Posted on Thursday, November 4, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Filmmaker and CCA alumna Rika Ohara’s (BFA General Fine Arts 1983) recent film, The Heart of No Place (2009), garnered the Best Film (International) award at the eighth annual London Independent Film Festival (LIFF) in April.

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Posted on Monday, November 1, 2010 by Jim Norrena

CCA Film students Ted Hayden, a recent finalist in the college's R.A.W. Video contest, and Chun-Ping "Sunday" Wang have had their video submission awarded the grand prize in the national Vote Again 2010 Video Contest. Together the filmmakers directed, filmed, and edited Action 2010, which uses a surreal visual style to depict a young voter on a symbolic journey toward mailing in her absentee ballot.

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Posted on Monday, October 25, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Graduate Program in Design student Jesse Geller's Home Street Home earned highest honors in CCA's R.A.W. Video student contest. Want to cast your own vote? Details about CCA's first-ever R.A.W. Video Audience Award coming soon!

R.A.W. Video Contest Winners Announced

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Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Hanh Nguyen's Leaving My Mark: A Portrait of Scott Donahue screens Sunday, October 24, at 5 p.m. and again Wednesday, October 27, at 7:15 p.m. as part of the "Bay Area Shorts" collection (running time: 70 min.). Select your preferred date to purchase tickets.

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Posted on Monday, October 18, 2010 by Brook Hinton

THE OWLS, directed by Cheryl Dunye

Wednesday October 20, 7:00 pm
California College of the Arts
San Francisco Campus Production Stage
Free

Filmmaker and CCA Faculty filmmaker Cheryl Dunye
presents her recent film The Owls
followed by a question and answer session moderated by
Peter Stein, Executive Director of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

http://www.cheryldunye.com

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Posted on Sunday, October 10, 2010 by Brook Hinton

CCA GRAD FINE ART SATELLITE LECTURE SERIES
AND THE FILM PROGRAM PRESENT
in conjunction with the LAND MINDS/SITE LINES graduate seminar
JOEL SLAYTON
WEDNESDAY, OCT 13TH, 12 NOON, SF Campus - Production Stage

A pioneer in the field of art and technology Joel Slayton’s artworks
engage with social software, cooperation models and networks, ontology
of organizations, robotics, information mapping, and interactive
visualization. He was an original member of the Visible Language
Workshop at MIT in the mid 1970’s, has received a National Endowment

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Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 by Jeanne C. Finley

Schein & Schein features antique maps and prints

The students in the Graduate Fine Arts seminar Land Minds / Site Lines, taught by Jeanne C. Finley, took their first field trip of the semester exploring land/walking art. They visited 1435 Grant Avenue (formerly Dupont Street, known as the oldest street in San Francisco) in the North Beach neighborhood, home to the antique book and map retailer Schein & Schein, named after the husband-and-wife proprietors, Jimmie and Marti Schein. Students searched through the drawers and bins and pulled out maps of particular interest.

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Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 by Jim Norrena

The CCA Film Program's 2010 end-of-year show, titled Night/Light, was a smashing success. The event took place in Timken Lecture Hall and was filled with wonderful energy, films, and installations.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Faculty Award: Erinn Clancy

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