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Big City Forum Panel Discussion at Otis College of Art and Design

Please join me on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 7-9pm, I will be moderating a panel discussion with two brilliant and thought-provoking members of the Los Angeles contemporary art scene, Allison Agsten, Curator of Public Engagement at the Hammer museum, and Saskia Wilson-Brown, founder of the Institute for Art and Olfaction. Details below.


Big City Forum: Creative Action

Big City Forum: Creative Action
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
7 – 8:30 pm
The Auditorium, Otis Main Campus

from A Trip to Japan in Sixteen Minutes at The Hammer Museum

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Breaking the Museum-Going Mold: a Q&A with the Hammer Museum’s Allison Agsten

Game Room, 2012

by Yasmine Mohseni

Published: December 19, 2012

LOS ANGELES — Allison Agsten, the dynamic and intrepid curator of Public Engagement at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, has built her department from scratch. After three years spent designing and refining the Public Engagement department’s infrastructure and mission, she is now poised to make a real impact in a field that is still new and innovative in the museum world. Agsten talks with ARTINFO’s Yasmine Mohseni about her unorthodox career path, her passion for gaming, and which L.A. artist she’s dying to work with. Click here to view slideshow

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