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Art Department's News and Events

Amir Zaki

Professor Amir Zaki’s Empty Vessel opens on September 19th at the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion on the campus of OCC. This extensive exhibition will interweave photographs of empty skateparks made at dawn and photographs of broken ceramic shards as still lifes.

Press Release 

Exhibition Dates: September 19th – December 5th.
Preview: Thursday, September 19th, 5-7 p.m.
Book Signing and Artist-led Exhibition Tour: Saturday, September 21st, 2-3pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 21st, 3-5pm

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Amir Zaki

Professor Amir Zaki’s first internationally distributed Monograph is now available. California Concrete: A Landscape of Skateparks, published by Merrell (London & New York), is a hardcover, 128-page book featuring 72 color plates, and essays by legendary pro skateboarder Tony Hawk, Los Angeles based architect Peter Zellner, and Zaki. 

The book and work have recently been featured on NPR, WIRED Magazine, DEZEEN MagazineThe Architect’s Newspaper, Hypebeast, Wallpaper* MagazineLa Repubblica, and Italian Vogue.

There are upcoming features in the LA Times and KCET Artbound.


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Brandon Lattu

Professor Brandon Lattu has a solo exhibition of new photographic and sculptural works up at Richard Telles Fine Art in Los Angeles. FULL TO BURSTING is on through August 17, 2019.


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