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March 30, 2007
Lisa Melandri, Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs, Santa Monica Museum of Art, and Dr. Josh Kun, Associate Professor, Annenberg School of Communications, University of Southern California, 3-30-07
Lisa Melandri is the Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs at the Santa Monica Museum of Art. Ms. Melandri organizes exhibitions and manages oversight of the museum’s infrastructure and exhibition/education program. She was curator for Enigma Variations: Philip Guston and Giorgio de Chirico, and the upcoming Art After White People: Time, Trees, and Celluloid. Ms. Melandri also curates the Project Series at the museum and serves as an independent curator for projects such as Painted Faces.
Dr. Josh Kun is Associate Professor in the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California. Professor Kun directs The Popular Music Project at The Norman Lear Center at USC. A former Arts Writers Fellow with The Sundance Institute, Professor Kun is the author of Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America, which won a 2006 American Book Award. As a critic and journalist, Professor Kun is a regular contributor to The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. He is currently at work on a new book project: The World Begins Here: California Myths, American Dreams, and the Making of Tijuana.
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