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Upcoming Roski Events

Roski Talks Lecture Series

This weekly series brings figures from the worlds of contemporary art and design—many of whom have achieved international renown—to speak in an intimate setting that encourages connection. Roski Talks takes place at the Roski Graduate Building in L.A.’s Arts District and is free and open to all.

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Andrea Bowers – 10.11.22

L.A.-based multimedia artist Bowers’ politically driven art is in the collections of major museums internationally, including London’s Tate Modern, MoMA, the Whitney Museum and Museum Abteiberg, Germany.

Michael Ellsworth – 9.21.21

Michael Ellsworth is the co-founder and chief creative director of the lauded creative agency Civilization. With a social change mission, the agency won a Webby for activism for its 2017 Shout Your Abortion campaign.

Rick Griffith

Rick Griffith is a British-West-Indian collagist, writer, letterpress printer, designer, and optimist futurist. As a designer, he works at the intersections of programming, policy, and production. His works and comment are system aware and perpetually working towards new understandings of design’s power and authority over people and the everyday things people make and consume.

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