Contingent Encounters, Forthcoming Book by CalArts Alum Dan DiPiero

Dan DiPiero (Music MFA 12, Critical Studies MA 13) is the author of the forthcoming book Contingent Encounters: Improvisation in Music and Everyday Life, which compares work in musicology, cultural studies, critical improvisation studies, and DiPiero’s own performing experience to question how...

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The Whitney Museum Celebrates Two Decades of My Barbarian

Starting Friday, Oct. 29, The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York celebrates the 20th anniversary of Los Angeles-based collective My Barbarian—composed of Malik Gaines (Critical Studies MFA 99), Jade Gordon, and Alexandro Segade—in a three-part survey: an exhibition, a live performance...

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CalArtians Win 2021 MOZAIK Future Art Awards

CalArtians were among the recipients of the second annual Future Art Awards and inaugural Future Art Writers Awards, both issued by MOZAIK Philanthropy for creative explorations of the 2021 theme “reimagining democracy.” The Future Art Awards were launched in 2020 as part of MOZAIK’s...

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