Four faculty members from the College of the Arts have something to say, and are reaching out to audiences on stage, in exhibits and through a popular TV show.
“New Narrators…” by Julie Orser, assistant professor of art, is now exhibiting at Glendale Community College’s The Art Gallery through May 1. Orser joined artist Eileen Cowin for the two-person exhibition and both will be at the gallery Saturday, April 28, from 1-4 p.m. Orser’s work in video and sculpture deconstructs female roles in film and domesticity while reflecting current issues in feminism and politics.
“O Mary: Prayer for the Year of the Insane,” composed by Pamela Madsen, professor of music, will be performed by the Lyris Quartet April 28 as part of the Hear Now Music Festival. It will be held at 8 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church of Venice. The composition for string quartet also be performed at 8 p.m. May 3 at UCLA’s Popper Hall.
Lisa D. Long, assistant professor of theatre and dance, was inspired by the #MeToo movement to choreograph “For Those Who Cannot Speak,” which honors the woman whose elbow was featured on the cover of Time magazine, along with other pictured survivors of harassment and abuse. The dance is one of several featured as part of CSUF’s Spring Dance Theatre May 2-13 in the Little Theatre of the Clayes Performing Arts Center.
Rebecca Campbell, assistant professor of art, is featured in the episode “Artist and Mother” of KCET’s “Artbound,” as one of four artists profiled who incorporate motherhood into their art. The show aired April 17 and is now available for streaming or download at kcet.org/artbound.