Artbound Special Episode 'State of Creativity' | KCET
Artbound Special Episode 'State of Creativity'
In partnership with Otis College of Art and Design: Artbound explores the latest Otis Report on the Creative Economy with online articles and video segments culminating in a broadcast special airing on on KCET.
Using key data from the newest issue of the Otis Report on the Creative Economy, this documentary explores the vibrant network of creativity in Southern California, examining how creative businesses are investing in community building and driving economic activity in Boyle Heights, the network of industries involved in the denim manufacturing of boutique denim firm Buck Mason, the underlying educational network and issues of access to arts education at Inner-City Arts, the triangulation between artist, gallerist, and major museum as seen in the work of renowned artist Charles Gaines and his retrospective at the Hammer Museum, and how innovation and creativity are essential elements in design innovation at JPL and Boeing.
Read all the installments in our "State of Creativity" series:
The creative economy is a vibrant and vital force in Los Angeles. Artbound provides deeper engagement with the Otis Report on the Creative Economy through an editorial series exploring the roots and effects of creativity.
Education, particularly in the arts, will play a pivotal role in preparing students' creative capacities and sustaining a creative economy.
There are more eyes on the L.A. fashion industry than ever before. The industry creates billions of dollars in labor income in L.A. and Orange County.
The concept of "creative placemaking," the integration of a community's artistic and cultural assets in community planning and revitalization, is gaining momentum in places like Boyle Heights.
With an economic output of $93 million in 2013, L.A. and Orange County's galleries are punching far above their weight when it comes to their economic impact.
Over the past few decades, artists and scientists have helped bring focus to the art-science-technology track of Southern California's present creative economy.
Three of KCET'S Original series were honored by the LA Press Club at the 2019 National Arts and Entertainment Awards.
A Q&A will immediately follow the screening with director Jay Roach.
What is citizenship and how does it affect our lives? Leisy Abrego, immigration rights movement scholar; Marike Splint, theater artist and educator; and Hiroshi Motomura, scholar and teacher of immigration and citizenship law share their experiences.
Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein and Helen Gahagan Douglas, are only some of the strong female forces who have formed the circle of influence surrounding Rosalind Wyman, the woman responsible for bringing the Dodgers to L.A. in the 1950s.
Frank Lloyd Wright accelerated the search for L.A.'s authentic architecture. This episode explores the provocative theory that his early homes in L.A. were also a means of artistic catharsis for Wright.
The vast, strange, sometimes contradictory world of the urban desert and its people are explored in 11 public art exhibits and their respective locations scattered throughout Coachella Valley.
For more than 20 years, Doug Aitken has shifted the perception and location of images and narratives. His diverse works demonstrate the nature and structure of our ever-mobile, ever-changing, image-based contemporary condition.
This look at Los Angeles’ Olvera Street is part-history lesson and part-immersion in stereotype of the birthplace of Los Angeles.
In East L.A. during the 1960s and 1970s, a group of young activists used creative tools like writing and photography as a means for community organizing, providing a platform for the Chicano Movement.