Posts Tagged ‘Lecture’

Art Center Faculty and Alum Dive in to The Aquarium of the Pacific Series on Art, Science and Environment

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Calif. will feature presentations by Art Center faculty members and an alumnus as part of its upcoming Aquatic Academy. Integrating art and science in order to enhance environmental communication, the Aquatic Academy offers a series of evening classes that foster dialogue on issues related to the ocean and environment.

Professor and Director of Sustainability Initiatives Heidrun Mumper-Drumm will be speaking on Thursday, April 25 from 7 to 9:30 p.m., while Vice President of Designmatters Mariana Amatullo and Alumnus Dan Goods, visual strategist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will speak on Thursday, May 9 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The series of four evening classes will explore how art, design and science can intersect to create and deliver powerful environmental messages.

Long Beach Aquarium

Art Center faculty will be speaking at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific.

Jerry Schubel, president and CEO of The Aquarium of the Pacific, says Goods, Mumper-Drumm and Amatullo bring an ideal combined expertise in the areas of engineering, design, visual communications and sustainability.

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Postmodern Suicide: The intersection of Peter Saville Factory Records and Joy Division

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Don’t miss a special guest lecture and discussion on graphic design history focusing on the influence of designer Peter Saville and Factory Records on postmodern design, along with an examination of the music and ideas that made this design phenomenon possible. The talk will lurch from Situationism in France in the late 1960s, to protopunk and punk rock in the ’70s , to the post-punk and new wave era of Joy Division, The Durutti Column, Cabaret Voltaire and New Order.

Guest lecturer Eric Mathias is a California-based graphic designer and Graphic Design alumnus. Born in San Francisco, Mathias is a creative consultant, art director and designer who operates his own design firm (National People’s Gang) and has served as frequent guest lecturer on Apple and Adobe products. In addition, he is a published news writer, editor and award-winning designer. His clients include AT&T, PBS and Disney.

The event is free and open to the public.

Postmodern Suicide: The intersection of Peter Saville Factory Records and Joy Division
With Eric Mathias
Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.
L.A. Times Media Center


Today: Dynamics of the L.A. Fashion Industry

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Don’t miss today’s special presentation by Ilse Metchek, president of the California Fashion Association.

© Steven A. Heller/Art Center College of Design

Metchek will hold a talk, Los Angeles: The Fashion Center and the Creative Economy, looking at intellectual property issues, going global, the business of fashion apparel, and trends and predictions. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Los Angeles: The Fashion Center and the Creative Economy
Wednesday, March 2, Noon
Hillside Campus
Ahmanson Auditorium