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Besemer, Occidental College’s James Irvine Distinguished Professor of Art and Art History, has been honored with a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Grammy-nominated, Emmy-winning composer Adam Schoenberg’s cutting-edge new work invites listeners to consider the conflicts and connections between human and machine. It also yielded an exciting interdisciplinary collaboration at Occidental.
The works of two Occidental College faculty artists are featured in two new Southern California exhibitions that opened this month.
“Well, It Wasn’t Supposed to be This Way,” a short film by Naomi Miyamoto ’21, earned a finalist position in the KCET Fine Cut Festival of Films among students from powerhouse film programs like USC and UCLA.
OXY ARTS, Occidental College's public art space rooted in social justice and community organizing, is pleased to announce Encoding Futures, a two-part exhibition and public program series featuring artists working across artificial intelligence systems and augmented reality to propose more just visions of the future.
Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the liberal arts.
Oxy’s thriving music department continues to attract talented students, including Timothy Shortell ’24 who won a $3,000 young artist grant this fall.
The campus arts community continues to offer opportunities despite classes moving online this semester. Dance Production (Dance Pro), PULSE and Glee Club are continuing their activities and instruction remotely via Zoom to connect students and facilitate their practices.