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Common Fields Convenes; Discusses Artist Evictions and LA’s “Big Lie”

My post from December 10, 2015, Now That Artists Can’t Afford the Arts District, LA Needs to Re-Think Its Role As A Creative City, written by Caroline Miranda of the Los Angeles Times, is worth revisiting upon the recent occasion of the Common Field Convening. http://claytoncampbellconsulting.com/newsworthy/now-that-artists-cant-afford-the-arts-district-l-a-needs-to-rethink-its-role-as-a-creative-city Held this past November 2-5 at the Japanese American…

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PST LA/LA- South of the Border at the Loft at Liz’s Evokes the Urgency of DACA Families

PST LA/LA has many venues including all of our large museums with wonderful catalogues and ambitious check-lists. And then there are small alternative galleries that received no funding but are part of the overall programming. Such is the case with the indefatigable Loft at Liz’s, voted one of the ten top best galleries in Los…

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Clayton Campbell and Laura Kiralla of Otis College Present at the AICAD Student Success Conference

Last June 14 at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, Laura S. Kiralla, Ed.D. Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs at Otis College of Art and Design, and myself, were presenters at the AICAD Student Success Conference. AICAD – the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design – is a…

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Little Tokyo Service Center Engages Clayton Campbell to Design An Artist Residency Project As Part of It’s Art Place America Community Development Investments Grant

In 2015, the Little Tokyo Service Center of Los Angeles was one of six organizations from around the country selected to participate in the Art Place America Community Development Investments (CDI) program. Jamie Bennett, Director of Art Place America said at that time, Little Tokyo Service Center is prepared to demonstrate the unique value that artists…

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UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance Presents Trisha Brown Company’s In Plain Site Los Angeles

This past March 6-12, and just before the passing of Trisha Brown, UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP) wrapped up the second of its three year project, Collaborative Intersections in the Visual and Performing Arts (CIVP). Under the leadership of Executive and Artistic Director Kristy Edmunds, CAP had already had Choreographers Deborah Hay…

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The Mistake Room in Los Angeles Shows Diana Thater’s Environmental Lament in “A Runaway World”

For any of us who have been fortunate enough to spend time on a protected game reserve in Africa, you are seeing the last of many incredible species that most probably will not be on this planet past the end of the 21st Century. This is the subject of two videos brought into sharp technological…

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Clayton Campbell Shares the Passing of Associate Rudolf Brünger; Cultural Producer, Visionary, and founding member of Cultural Centre UfaFabrik in Berlin

The ufaFabrik Berlin regrets to announce, the passing of Rudolf Brünger on the 23rd of March 2016. Rudolf Brünger, founding member and executive director of the International Cultural Centre ufaFabrik in Berlin will be sadly missed.  An academic, driven by a tireless vision of sustainability in culture and creativity, he was an artist of humanity,…

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Hauser Wirth and Schimmel Gallery Opens to Huge Crowds in LA’s Arts District

LA’s newest gallery addition is more like a small kunsthalle as former LA MOCA Chief Curator and now HWS Partner Paul Schimmel leads the way for Hauser and Wirth’s sixth international gallery. Opening yesterday, March 13 in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, huge crowds blocked the sidewalks and cars filled the streets for…

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The Annual Otis College of Art and Design Creative Economy Report and Nobel Prize Economist Joseph E. Stiglitz’ Words of Warning

Otis College of Art and Design released its 2015 Creative Economy Report on February 27 and for its annual showing of the importance of this sector in California if not the nation gave a summary of facts and figures designed to advocate on behalf of the importance of the Creative Economy. By the study’s count,…

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Now that artists can’t afford the Arts District, L.A. needs to rethink its role as a creative city

This piece came out December 9, written by Caroline Miranda of the LA Times and I thought important enough to post and spread around so we can think seriously about it. With all the talk about Creative Placemaking, it is ironic how quickly the notion can be perverted into the same old gentrification story that…

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