• Big Ideas Inside the Suprastudio
      Big Ideas Inside the Suprastudio
     
  • Making Strange + Sahmat
      On view at the Fowler: "Making Strange" & The Sahmat Collective.
     
  • Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition
      Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition @ the Hammer through September 13.
     
  • You See LA
      Your Guide to UCLA Arts
     
IN THE NEWS
  • UCLA Art alumnus Rafa Esparza is building a structure that will transform the interior of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). In the LA Times, Esparza says he "want[s] this to be an all-around sensorial experience that is completely different from what people normally experience when they walk into a gallery." (7/23/15)

  • Dezeen Magazine, Southern California Public Radio covered UCLA cityLAB's BI(H)OME project: a proposed solution for the housing crisis in Los Angeles. (7/13/15)

  • UCLA alumna Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi has opened for the American Music Awards, recorded with Oscar-winning film score composer Hans Zimmer and played alongside Jason Derulo. Al-Mazeedi now plans to create her own philanthropy-based contemporary music ensemble. Read more in the Daily Bruin. (7/13/15)

  • Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing and UCLA Design alumnus gave an inspirational speech at the School of the Arts and Architecture's commencement ceremony. He encouraged graduates to seek out leadership roles, explaining why "creatives" are uniquely positioned to lead. (6/16/15)

  • A former professional dancer, UCLA World Arts and Cultures/Dance graduate student Deborah Cohen combined her academic interests and passion for artistic expression to produce a dissertation about a contemporary artists’ guild in Tibet. (6/10/15)

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Diane Favro, professor and director of UCLA Experiential Technologies Center, named new associate dean, of academic affairs for the School of the Arts and Architecture.

  • Lionel Popkin, professor, choreographer, and performer, named the new chair of the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance.

  • Film music composer and UCLA Music Alumnus James Horner passed away on June 22. The New York Times offers a rememberance his life and accomplishments.

  • David Roussève named interim dean of UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.

  • Senior student, India Carney, was a semi-finalist on The Voice. The Los Angeles Times predicts that she will continue on to forge a successful career in music.

  • Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, School of the Arts and Architecture alumna, heads the next generation of Hawthorne Direct as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – strategically positioning the agency to lead the next marketing revolution.

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